Today is Remembrance Day in Canada. It is the day that we take time to remember those who have suffered and died in wartime. The day and ceremonies are dedicated to the soldiers who fought and died. It is dedicated to their bravery, commitment to country and selflessness. We watch dwindling numbers of WWII veterans stand and salute, march or, more likely these days, get pushed in a wheelchair and remember their comrades who didn’t come back or who have died since they came back. We see increasing numbers of younger veterans of peacekeeping missions and the combat mission in Afghanistan.
Every year I take the time to remember. [Read more…]