“Lest we forget” isn’t just a slogan: it’s a commitment those of us who enjoy Canada’s freedoms make because of those who have fought and sacrificed for us. It’s a recognition of what they gave to provide us with what we have.
Advocate Media and its various publications have gathered, from across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, some of the best Remembrance Day stories we’ve written. We hope these stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things will help you appreciate Remembrance Day’s significance anew. Thank you for visiting.
While I have no evidence to suggest otherwise, I suspect an April 27, 1944 afternoon…Read More
In October 1940, a spruce tree decorated with ribbon was hoisted to the rafters of…Read More
Author Fred Doucette joined the Canadian Forces in 1968. Over the next 32 years, he…Read More
The Royal Canadian Legion, St. Croix Branch # 9, and Milltown Branch #48, will begin…Read More
As the First World War raged in April and July 1916, the Canadian army recruited…Read More
NEW GLASGOW – Ted Teiman can recall things about his military career as if he…Read More
Editor's Note: Article written in 2015 PICTOU – The pipes, they are a calling. The…Read More
Seventy-five kites soared in the soccer field behind Bluenose Academy in Lunenburg on October 28,…Read More
Long before the large crowd gathers for Remembrance Day at Bridgewater’s Veterans Memorial Park, a…Read More
It’s not hard to imagine what the area around Ypres, Belgium looked like at the…Read More
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