Bill Longstaff: Remember who? And for what?

Canada first observed Remembrance Day on November 11th, 1919, to  commemorate the armistice that had ended WWI one year earlier and to remember those in the military who had given their lives in the war. The narrow focus on the military has become less legitimate—the majority of those who died in WWI were soldiers. In ...

350 or bust: To Remember Is To Work For Peace

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada, which marks the armistice that ended World War I, which came into effect at 11:00 a.m. on November 11th, 1918. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians are asked to pause in memory of the thousands of men and women who have sacrificed ...