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The ‘Most important WWI aviation archaeological site in Canada’ lies nearly unscathed on Deseronto Road

Just on the boundary of Greater Napanee and Deseronto lies what archeologist Michael Deal calls the most important aviation archaeological site of the First World War in Canada. Deal, an honourary Research Professor of Archaeology from Memorial University with a passion for aviation history, came to the area in September

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Kingston remembers at Royal Canadian Legion 560

As Canadians across the country paused for a moment of silence at 11 a.m. today, various ceremonies were taking place across Kingston and the area. At the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Branch 560, attendees filled the parking lot just off of Montreal Street, in front of the Legion’s memorial to

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Kingston and the area remember: Remembrance Day 2021

On November 11 each year, people across the country and around the world honour those who have served in the armed forces in a variety of ways. Here in the Kingston area, thousands will come together at a number of different events, remembering those who lost their lives while serving

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Indigenous Veterans Day encourages remembrance of unique sacrifices

Whether it is due to the closeness to Remembrance Day or a simple lack of knowledge or understanding about the day, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, is Indigenous Veterans Day in Canada, but there are no official events taking place in Kingston or any of the surrounding areas. A statement front

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Kingston Symphony creates digital performance for Remembrance Day

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII, and in honour of Remembrance Day, the Kingston Symphony has once again come together, digitally, to perform a brand new piece called Tracing Colville by award-winning Canadian composer and Kingston resident, Dean Burry. Commissioned by the Kingston Symphony to perform

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Virtual Remembrance Day ceremonies for Kingston and area

On November 11 each year, people across the country and around the world honour those who have served in the armed forces in a variety of ways. In the Kingston area, thousands would usually come together at a number of different events, remembering those who lost their lives while serving

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#ShineOn aims to bring Canadians together to remember the fallen

A digital remembrance campaign has been launched by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), to encourage Canadians to remember from home this year. The #ShineOn campaign hopes to heighten awareness and increase involvement this Remembrance Day, according to a media release from CWGC, dated Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. This year,

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Mural with Don Cherry at Svendsen Bros Automotive defaced

Those with Svendsen Bros Automotive arrived to work today to find the mural on the west side of their building had been defaced. The popular automotive shop on Front Road at Days Road in Kingston’s west end has had a mural on the side of the building depicting well-known Kingston

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Kingston remembers

For many, it is a time to think of loved ones who served in the Canadian Armed Forces, be that decades ago or currently serving. Remembrance Day holds a lot of different meaning for different people, but for everyone, it is a time to give thanks to those who have

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Kingston and the area remember: Remembrance Day 2019

On November 11 each year, people across the country and around the world honour those who have served in the armed forces in a variety of ways. Here in the Kingston area, thousands will come together at a number of different events, remembering those who lost their lives while serving

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Veterans’ stories: The sailor who couldn’t swim

There is no better way to mark Veterans’ Week than to share the stories of the men and women who have served this country. With that in mind, today we share a story from local veteran Bernie Heasler. The waves coming over the bow of the ship would often be

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Why I wear a white poppy

“Greater love hath not this than one who lays down their life for their friends.” — John 15:13 Why do you wear a poppy in November? Remembrance? Respect? Honouring a loved one? Tradition? These are all valid reasons. They are beautiful, higher truths that touch all of our lives. Yes,

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