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2014-07-10 16:23:45

OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum and the Friends of the Canadian War Museum are pleased to announce they have awarded the prestigious Colonel Douglas H. Gunter History Award to five high school seniors from across Canada for their outstanding works of art and scholarship on the theme of Canada and the First World War. "Through their songs, poems, etchings and essays, these students have demonstrated an impressive understanding of this historical conflict," said James...

2014-06-07 12:20:16

Minister Fantino joins Veterans to honour those who served during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy NORMANDY, France, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - It has been an emotional week for Canadian Veterans who returned to Normandy, France, to mark the 70(th) anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Almost 100 Canadian Veterans from the campaign visited former battlefields to pay their respects to fallen comrades, and reflect on their massive accomplishment that helped signal the...

2014-05-09 16:20:59

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Honour, marking the end of the Canadian mission in Afghanistan. "As Canadians, we can look back on our contributions and achievements in Afghanistan with tremendous pride, knowing that we have helped make a difference in the lives of many people. "We also know that these achievements have been hard won. We will...

2014-05-08 20:20:42

Dates of Canada's Mission in Afghanistan to also be inscribed on National War Memorial and Promenade Building in Ottawa to be renamed The Valour Building. OTTAWA, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On the eve of the National Day of Honour, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino today announced that a permanent national memorial to Canada's mission in Afghanistan will be constructed in the nation's capital. The memorial, to be unveiled in 2017, will specifically recognize and honour the hard...

2013-05-09 23:50:42

Pinnacle Strategies Featured in Industrial Automation Highlighting Gulf of Mexico Cleanup Plano, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Industrial Automation recently looked at how Rapid Analysis and Bottleneck Improvement Teams (RABIT) helped increase production of tubing hangers in the Gulf of Mexico cleanup. In the article entitled, "Rapid Analysis and Bottleneck Improvement Team Drives Double Throughput,” manufacturing journalist TR Cutler reported how Pinnacle Strategies was brought into...

2012-07-26 23:01:09

Guards at Arlington National Cemetery put essay contest winners at ease as they marched with the children to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Delray Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Four students from the Children of America Educational Childcare & Academy in Crofton, Md., recently experienced the high honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Students were chosen to participate in the ceremony in Washington, D.C., based on essays they wrote that addressed what...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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