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Remembrance Day 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted how we pay tribute this year to veterans past and present. It hasn’t diminished the significance of November 11th to Canadians and others around the globe, and our desire to honour those who served. Across…

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We Remember: The 11th Hour on the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Canadians of all ages gathered at Vancouver’s Victory Square once again yesterday, just across the street from the Dominion Trust Building, below. There wasn’t  merely diversity of ages. In addition to the usual cast of politicians, there were people of all…

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Remembrance Day

If you’re a Canadian travelling in Chicago, wearing your poppy is one sure way to meet people. Here on business, I’ve been struck by the number of Americans (who mark Veterans Day today) who have stopped to enquire about the…

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