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“This Remembrance Day I’ll wear two poppies: one red and one white”

November 10, 2016

First posted on on 11 November 2014, we are grateful to share this insightful commentary again this year.  Note that, since being elected, the Liberal government has responded to the criticisms about veterans’ treatment referenced below. Malcolm French, a veteran who served for 25 years with the Royal Canadian Naval Reserves, discusses on CBC […]

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From the killing fields of Flanders to the recurrent Israeli attacks on Gaza: A century later, WWI continues to echo in the Middle East

October 10, 2014

Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary during WWI.

It is a poignant reminder of the fact that while WWI was fought mostly in Europe, it had profound consequences around the globe, and its effects still shape today’s world, particularly in the Middle East.

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