Great Canadian Pond Spiel is guaranteed to be a unique experience Jan. 31, 2015.
After her father's death, McLachlan turned her attention to her two daughters. They too were suffering from the loss. "They were very close, my little one in particular," she says. "We still talk about him almost every night when we're lying in bed cuddling. She'll say 'I miss grandpa.'" - click headline
Toronto Star live coverage of Remembrance ceremonies in Ottawa, Steve Russell photos.
Prior to the 10-day trip in June that took them across Europe visiting battle sites, cemeteries and memorials, the 38 students had the unique opportunity to get to know local soldiers on a more personal level.
Brantford's Joan Minnery had to reach the bottom before she was inspired to lose more than 150 pounds. She has written a book on the experience.
Nearly 70 years later, Lott’s cousin Normany Maynard of Halton Hills, Ont. and Bep Diesveld, who took care of his grave all these years, met for the first time by his gravesite in the Canadian cemetery in Groesbeek, the Netherlands.
The poppy is worn as a memorial to those who gave their lives and for the sacrifice of so many others that gave us the freedom we so easily take for granted today.