The Legion has always been a great place for important conversations. In Canada, people have been gathering at Legion Branches to talk about Remembrance, Patriotism, Veterans and to share their stories. This blog honours that tradition, and we invite all Canadians to join the conversation.

Dispatches from the Front – Entry #5+

This day started early, and brought our first sight of rain during the tour. The group embarked on another journey...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #4+

As we checkout from the Pax hotel in Diksmuide there was a feeling of leaving home. The people of Diksmuide,...

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The Gloves Come Off – April 30, 1915+

Continued from “Choking on Desperation”: Night was falling on the Ypres salient late on April 22nd, 1915. After the first...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #3+

Yesterday April 22, 2015 was the commemoration for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Saint Julien. We loaded the...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #2+

After the group’s visit to the Canada Museum we travelled to the nearby Adegem Canadian War Cemetery where 1,150 soldiers...

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Dispatches from the Front: Entry #1+

Months of planning were finally coming to fruition as the 32 soldiers from the British Columbia Regiment (BCR) gathered in...

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