Benjamin Hertwig will read from his debut poetry collection “Slow War” at the historic Seaforth Armoury on Friday. Nominated for this year’s Governor General’s Award in Poetry, “Slow War” is only the second collection of poetry to be published by a Canadian veteran of the war in Afghanistan.
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Since the beginning of the month, poppies have adorned the left lapels of Canadians and on Remembrance Day, through ceremonies, memorials, and services, veterans will be honoured across the country. There are several events taking place around Metro Vancouver, as there have been for decades, with the cenotaph at Victory Square being one of the […]
The Halloween candy has been divided and the Christmas decorations are ready to be dusted off, but before we leap into a new holiday season, Canadians have a very important day to honour first. Remembrance Day, November 11th, is a day to remember the courage, service and sacrifice of thousands of men and women, and […]
Canadians might hold the ceremony and peaceful reflection of Remembrance Day even closer to their hearts this year given the recent tragedies suffered back east. Here in Metro Vancouver, Remembrance Day ceremonies and services at local cenotaphs will be complimented with special events throughout the coming days: Remembrance Day Around Metro Vancouver Photo credit: Philip […]
Click here for 2014 ceremonies Remembrance Day is coming up and around the region there will be special events to commemorate and remember those who represented our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. Veterans Affairs Canada has provided an interactive map of events across the country and I have researched a few ceremonies, concerts, and […]