War Veterans

Users of the popular cartoon combat video game Fortnite can visit Remembrance Island, a virtual memorial created to honour Remembrance Day and support the Royal Canadian Legion. The island was...
The Remembrance Day poppy has gone digital. The poppy is best known as the bright red flower symbol worn up to and on November 11 to honour those who've fallen in the military service of their...
Country music veterans the Oak Ridge Boys are lending their harmonic voices to fighting elder fraud abuse. The band, which has been active since 1947, has teamed up with the American Department of...
Toronto business executive Jim Leech has enjoyed philanthropic leadership roles with such foundations as Mastercard and Toronto General & Western Hospital, but the Association of Fundraising...
Joe Walsh has revealed $795,000 USD ($1.065 million CAD) made from the Eagles/James Gang rocker's VetsAid concert last fall will be distributed to American war veteran support organizations...
Entertainment promoter Live Nation has surpassed the 1 million mark in the number of free event tickets it has donated to serving military, veterans and families of soldiers killed in combat, via it...
The 13th Annual Operation Mountain Freedom takes place Jan. 28 to Feb. 1 in Mammoth Lakes, California and will feature veterans with disabilities competing in sports such as alpine skiing, cross-...
If in the coming years a drive down the Ontario 401 Highway seems a whole lot greener and tree-lined that's because it will be. An ongoing memorial campaign on the 170 kilometre "Highway...
Wearing a bright red poppy in the lead-up to Remembrance Day on Nov. 11 has always been an important symbolic gesture for those in Commonwealth nations to remember the members of their armed forces...
The Toronto International Film Festval (TIFF) kicks of tonight (Sept. 6) and runs for the next 10 days, screening 342 films (go here for listings and ticket info). Here's six TIFF doc titles...

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