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Scenes from Remembrance Day 2017

November 14, 2017 at 4:23 pm

The Courier It has been 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele, 99 years since the end of the First World War. Canadians have since answered the call to another World War, and have served in combat and in peacekeeping around the world. Many have died. “At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.”

Todd Farrell, left, plays at September’s Battle of Britain ceremony.
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The Last Post presents challenges for buglers

November 14, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Jeff Gaye The focal point of a Remembrance Day ceremony is the two minutes’ silence in honour of those who have died. A bugler sounds The Last Post to signal the beginning of the silence, and The Rouse (“Reveille”) to signal its end. For trumpet players, The Last Post is not especially difficult, at least technically. But its importance, and the conditions under which it is often played, can bring special challenges. WO Bruno GodereRead More

Just add water!

November 14, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Shayla Timinsky, Senior Lifeguard/ Instructor Looking for something fun to do this winter? Swimming and water sports are among the most popular activities that Canadians enjoy year round. There are many great reasons you should get out and try swimming today! Swimming is good for everyone. Whether you are taking lessons to build your confidence around the water, attending Aquafit classes or lane swim to improve cardiovascular health, or just coming in to splash around,Read More