Veterans


World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Kingston

A World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday in Kingston, Ont., on Monday.

Sam Edwards

Patriot visits graves of fallen soldiers for those who can't this Memorial Day

Undertaking a mission of kindness on this Memorial Day was Emily Domenech, who posted her intention of visiting her grandfather's grave and offered to visit the graves of others, as well.

Libby Emmons

101-year-old BC World War II veteran sets out to raise $101,000 for coronavirus charity by walking 101 laps

Hillman, who was born in Wales in 1919, says his motivation will be his wife of 79 years, Irene Hillman. He has already raised an impressive $36,846.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

WWII vet who walked to raise £29 million for the NHS received 125,000 cards for 100th birthday

An English Second World War veteran—known as Captain Tom—has raised over £29 million for the NHS and people are showing their gratitude.

Sam Edwards

WWII veteran raises over £2M for NHS charities at 99 years old

A 99 year old army veteran has raised over £2 million to assist the NHS in its fight against coronavirus by doing laps in his garden.

Sam Edwards

Canadian war veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

Canadian war veteran Fred Arsenault, who served with the Cape Breton Highlanders during World War II, had his photo posted to Reddit, where it went viral.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Ontario politician pushes to prioritize Remembrance Day

London – Shawn Lewis, Ward 2 Coun. brought forth a motion to move the annual London Santa Claus Parade at Tuesday’s Community and Protective Services.

Quinn Patrick

Veteran wakes up out of a coma just in time for Christmas

A Christmas miracle occurred in Nebraska, where a “Purple Heart” veteran woke out of a coma after suffering a brain injury.

Siddak Ahuja

Over 160 Canadian flags stolen from veteran cemetery in Ontario

Residents in Windsor and across Canada are outraged after roughly 160 Canadian flags were taken from the World War I section of one of the city’s largest cemeteries.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

LGBT rainbow poppy causes controversy as critics say it disrespects veterans

People are attempting to introduce the “rainbow poppy” for Remembrance Day.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

We must honour our veterans with actions, not just words

We must honour our Veterans with actions, not just words.

Spencer Fernando

We must honour our veterans with actions, not just words

We must honour our Veterans with actions, not just words.

Spencer Fernando