Vet recalls days with Scottish Regiment in foreign service

Henry Walls remembers one of his closest brushes with death in 1956, serving with the Royal Scots in the ordnance corps in Hong Kong. One soldier stood at the end of a line making notes based on what bomb experts were saying. Suddenly there was an explosion and two soldiers were blown up.

“I served in East Africa … Bahrain, Kuwait in the ’60s … Hong Kong, Brunei and Singapore,” Walls said. “I’ve done 22 years.”

Canadian swim team prepares in Singapore for Commonwealth Games

Canada’s swim team will travel to Singapore in the next days for an eight day preparation camp for the Commonwealth Games that will run from the third to the 14th of October in India. The squad comprised of 27 strong swimmers is planning to polish their skills prior to its arrival in Delhi on the […]