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Modano, Hasek, Forsberg, Blake pose for Hall of Fame photo

from left to right Mike Modano in the Player Category, Bill McCreary in the Referee and Linesman category, goaltender Dominik Hasek and Peter Foresberg, both from the Players Category, Line Gignac Burns(widow of Pat Burns) accepting it for the late Pat Burns from the Builder Category and Rob Blake. Star photo

Pan Am Games cauldron to be manufactured by ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Burlington, Ontario, Friday, Nov. 14 - From left , Saad Rafi Chief executive officer, Toronto Pan Am Games committee, Sean Donnelly, President ArcelorMittal Dofasco, and marathon runner Reid Coolsaet announce that ArcelorMittal Dofasco of Hamilton will be producing the cauldron for the Pan Am games, to take place next year. Photo by: Kaz Novak The Hamilton Spectator.

Heroic Guelph truck driver to be honoured today

Canada Cartage driver Ian Fleury has come to the aid of several people he's encountered on the road in his 25-year career, but this past winter he found himself rescuing two drivers in as many weeks.

Ottawa renames span Vimy Memorial Bridge

Ottawa’s newest bridge now pays tribute to one of the country’s most iconic military battles.

Veterans can travel Mississauga transit for free Nov. 11

The City of Mississauga is letting Canadian Armed Forces veterans know that they and a companion can ride the city's transit service, called MiWay, for free on Remembrance Day.

1914 Muskoka murder featured in Notorious Ontario book

Ontario authors Maria Da Silva and Andrew Hind have delved beneath the surface to tell the hidden stories behind the murderers, bank robbers and just plain scoundrels of the late 19th and early 20th century, including Muskoka’s “Black Bill” Ruttan.

Monty Python troupe turns down fortune to tour

The Monty Python troupe has turned down a world tour that would have earned them $32 million.

REMEMBRANCE: Ottawa Strathcona Legionnaires take poppy duty seriously

“We’ll make 42 stops,” said Winters, a 20-year member of the Royal Canadian Legion and former military musician who served in the 1960s.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Trainees at London's police school were rough around the edges

Training to become a London, UK policeman in 1947 differed greatly from today.

Stratford area hikers celebrate 40th anniversary of Avon Trail

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the beginnings of the Avon Trail and the public is invited to come to a 40th Anniversary Launch on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

REMEMBRANCE: Poppies remind us of who shaped our lives, our country

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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.

Hamilton: Remembering those who served

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Ceremonies Nov. 9 and 11 in the city and region - click headline

Kitchener-Waterloo: Remembering those who served

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Schedule of events in Waterloo Region and Guelph Nov. 9 and 11 - click headline

REMEMBRANCE: Modest London, Ont. veteran wants to spread glory around

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If you asked Jack Springer about it, he would say being named a Knight of the French Order of the Legion of Honour is truly an honour, but it is one he shouldn’t receive alone.

REMEMBRANCE: Memorials are tributes to sacrifice

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The violence at the Ottawa war memorial is unparalleled in the history of Canadian memorials - click headline

Wunnerful, Wunnerful Contest! Win memoir from Bobby Burgess of Lawrence Welk

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Lawrence Welk's Bobby Burgess Tells All in Nostalgic New Book. FYI is offering two autographed copies in a new contest. (Click headline to enter contest)

Dutch veteran reunited with wife at St. Thomas nursing home

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They were married almost 63 years ago, on Feb. 21 1951, but for months they’ve been living apart due to a hospitalization that led straight to Jane’s moving in to the Metcalfe Retirement Residence in St. Thomas.

REMEMBRANCE: Waterloo veteran receives France's highest honour

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Waterloo resident August “Augie” Herchenratter received the Legion of Honour Tuesday, Nov.4 in a ceremony at the Parkwood Mennonite seniors home.

REMEMBRANCE: Oakville, Ont. honours 400 veterans at luncheon

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More than 400 veterans and current military members were treated to lunch and entertainment at the Oakville Conference Centre Monday.

REMEMBRANCE: Amazing stories told at Mount Forest Legion dinner

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“This was an amazing trip that happened to me, and I am honoured to share it with you,” guest speaker Chris Blondin said, as Royal Canadian Legion Branch 134 held its annual Remembrance Day dinner.