Veterans

Second World War veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Qualicum Beach

Mavis Martin given special motorcade, letter from Queen Elizabeth

 

PHOTOS: 101-year-old Oak Bay veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity

‘I knew I could do it and I’ve done it,’ centenarian says

 

COVID-19 a challenge for Vancouver Island Legions

North Island MP asks for more support to help veteran and community support group through COVID-19

 

Canadians commemorate 75th anniversary of Netherlands liberation online with tulips

Internet inundated with photos of tulips posted with #Netherlands75 and #TulipsAtHome

Victoria veteran begs people to please not touch his service dog

Members of the public are often unaware of proper service dog etiquette

Greater Victoria man shares the secrets behind a portrait of a Canadian Bride

The portrait was painted by a famed Belgian artist immediately after the Second World War

Veterans enraged at Victoria suggestion to seek refunds from DND, Veteran’s Affairs for Remembrance Day

The Victoria Remembrance Day Committee says calling the parade a military event is ‘asinine’

Victoria councillor faces criticism over suggestion to bill military for Remembrance Day

Isitt compares media coverage to an effort from those with a corporate, alt-right, neofascist agenda

98-year-old Victoria veteran shot from the air, took secret photos, and sought adventure

Trevor Anderson survived 55 bombing missions when most Air Force recruits couldn’t get to 30