Remembering all our fallen

Next year will mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War – the war that was to be the war to end all wars. That was not to be, however – since then another world war and many other terrible conflicts have taken tens of millions of lives. The Canadian contribution has been immense, […]

Malvern’s ‘Big Book’ remembers school’s vets

Malvern’s Second World War memorial isn’t a statue, it’s a pair of books. “Adams, D.” It’s the first name you encounter on opening the ‘Big Book’ and it’s just about the only thing you will learn about him, if you are lucky enough to see it in the archives of the Malvern Red & Black […]

Beach bombers recognized

For the majority of the men from Malvern Collegiate Institute who fought in the Second World War, there was one big disappointment in the years after it ended. While many of their comrades in the other services were being honored on the anniversaries of the war, those who flew in bombers were conspicuously left out […]

Take time to remember on Nov. 11

This year Remembrance Day is on a Sunday. So often we are at work during the time when the celebrations take place – the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – but this year we should have no excuse for not getting out and joining those who have served in our […]