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Parliament Remembers

(Disponible en français : Le Parlement se souvient) On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day commemorates the…

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Parliament Remembers

Karen Norman and Mayra Perez-Leclerc Legal and Social Affairs Division On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Canadians will pause for a moment of silence to honour the more than 118,000 men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Formerly known as “Armistice Day”, Remembrance Day…

Memorial Chamber, First World War Book of Remembrance, Parliament Hill

Parliament and the First World War – 1. Before the Storm: From Discord to Unity

(Disponible en français : Le Parlement et la Première Guerre mondiale – 1. Prélude à l’orage : De la discorde à l’unité) This is the first in a series of three articles.  A Canadian contribution to the Imperial Navy? At the start of the 20th century, all industrialized nations were engaged, to varying degrees, in an…