Second World War




Holocaust survivor with liberator

Remembering the African-American heroes who fought against Nazi Germany

Max Eisen, holocaust survivor and author of the book By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz, spoke about the day Sgt. Johnnie Stevens liberated him from the concentration camp, at this year’s Remembrance Day event at Centennial College Progress campus, on Tuesday.






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Cadets carry on air force traditions at Danforth Tech

From the parade square at Danforth Tech, Alina Farrukh can see the loftiest of goals.

“You get to learn about clouds and stuff that I would not learn at home or with any other program,” Farrukh said.

Farrukh, 14, says her ultimate goal is to get her pilot licence through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets and to pursue her dream to fly air force aircraft.


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Legion’s 90th, a tribute to its veterans

Cathy Andrews volunteers at the Royal Canadian Legion in part as tribute to her grandfather. She said Wilfred Edwin Andrews was a quiet man who served as an acting lance corporal during the period the Great War.

He served with the 169th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. His granddaughter, ladies auxiliary president, honours his memory.