Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget; An Important Symbolic Gesture

Remembrance Day 2015 is fast approaching, and Canadians across the country will soon begin to don their bright red poppies in remembrance of those who died fighting for our freedom. Unfortunately, it seems that the further in the past the wars drift, the fewer people, particularly youth, understand the significance of this symbolic gesture. Falling away from understanding isn’t a …

Lest we forget, not a single one of them.

  Remembrance Day for me has always been difficult for me to process, just as war history in school was. While it is incredibly likely that I had relatives who fought in WWI and WWII for the allies, I don’t know of any of them. If they exist, they’re not a part of the family that I have been told …

Remember..

Remember the men and women who gave up all they had and died with nothing, so that we could have everything.   Remember the men and women who fought not because they believed in the war, but because they had no choice.   Remember the men and women, who did what they did for their families and the future of …

Poppies Are Not a Fashion Statement

I don’t know about the rest of you, but Remembrance Day is big deal in my eyes. Whether or not you agree with the wars, or the idea of sending our men and women out to fight, the fact remains that hundreds of thousands of men and women have died over the years to ensure that we keep our freedom, …