• Candles of Remembrance (Groesbeek, ) - December 24, 2021 December 24, 2021
    On the 24th December at The Canadian War Cemetery in Groesbeek Holland, 2,619 candles will be placed in the cemetery where a small ceremony to remember the war dead will be held. One candle will be placed on every grave in the cemetery.
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Battle of Passchendaele (N/A, Ontario ) - November 10, 2021 November 10, 2021
    Canadians have a proud history of bravely serving in the cause of peace and freedom over the years. A name from Canada's First World War military heritage that still stirs emotions is “Passchendaele.” On a muddy battlefield in northwest Belgium, Canadians overcame almost unimaginable hardships to win an impressive victory in the fall of 1917. […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • 783(Calgary) Wing RCAFA Battle of Britain Commemoration (Calgary, Alberta ) - October 19, 2021 October 19, 2021
    A virtual commemoration of the 81st Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Battle of the Scheldt (N/A, Ontario ) - October 2, 2021 October 2, 2021
    The Battle of the Scheldt was a military operation in northern Belgium and southwestern Netherlands that took place during the Second World War. On September 12, 1944, the First Canadian Army was given the task of clearing the Scheldt of German occupiers. The first attacks began on September 13, with little success. Click here to […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • HKVCA Virtual Event - (Ottawa, Ontario ) - September 27, 2021 September 27, 2021
    Veterans Affairs Canada estimates that as many as 12,000 Indigenous people served in the great conflicts of the 20th century, including the Battle of Hong Kong. Did you know that Indigenous people volunteered to fight for Canada before they were considered Canadian citizens and allowed to vote? Join us for a talk about Canada’s Indigenous […]
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
  • Veteran's Appreciation Day (Port aux Basques, Newfoundland & Labrador ) - September 18, 2021 September 18, 2021
    Inviting all Veterans, family members and general public to a fun day at the legion. Kids will be entertained with games and the adults with local music and a BBQ. Hoping for a fun day for everyone.
    Government of Canada; Veterans Affairs Canada
September 18, 2021

Veterans News

Remember Everyone Deployed

The Story of Private Elmer Peter McInroy

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At the young age of 18, Elmer started his
venture as a Canadian Soldier by training
in Orillia until the time of his deployment
to the British Isles (Scotland was in the
winds) which he did not know at the time,
this would be almost 3 years serving the
Canadian Army overseas. his job detail was
a duty mechanic, chauffee and he delivered
ammunition and supplies to the front lines
in battle. It was a frightening Journey.

Aug 1, 1942 – Sept 1, 1945
Remembering Our Veterans
June 6th 1944 – At the
Battle of Normandy
June 6th 1944 the Canadian troops lost
many lives to take over the beaches of Sword
and Juno, defeating the German Fortresses
and Beach Heads in their direct path.

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