The Victoria Children’s Choir (VCC- 25 choristers 12-16 years old) is planning to tour the Netherlands between April 24 and May 7, a time chosen to let the VCC help the Netherlands celebrate the seventieth anniversary of its liberation by the Canadian army. The choir is deeply honoured by the invitation to participate at a […]
20141216-Blue_Hackle This edition of The Blue Hackle is published to complement the Battalion’s contributions to the Royal Regiment of Scotland Journal, which will be published in March 2015 and repeated in The Highlander Online which is due to be updated early next year. This Blue Hackle therefore focuses on our recent Infantry Section 2IC Course (PJNCO Cadre in […]
Catch up on all the news from The Highlanders (4SCOTS) Regiment’s online newsletter. It is available as an interactive flipbook and also as single page and double page to view pdf files: http://www.thehighlanderonline.co.uk
Mast.-Cpl. Garth Stromberg Smith, 16, was among roughly 70 cadets from 2277 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps Seaforth Highlanders who held their Ortona Christmas Dinner on Dec. 14 at the Cloverdale Legion. During the Second World War, nearly 1,400 Canadian soldiers died in the ruins of Ortona, Italy, in an eight-day battle dubbed Little Stalingrad, […]
Newsletter Nov 2014 The monthly meeting of the Association Directors will take place at the Jericho Garrison Anderson Room next Monday November 17th at 7:30pm. The main item for discussion will be the future role and direction of the Association.
The streets around Victory Square in downtown Vancouver were filled with people as thousands attended Remembrance Day ceremonies on Tuesday.
Friday, November 11, 1994 | Nigel Brodeur, Financial Post On Remembrance Day it is fitting that we discover anew a key element in how Canada came to be united, and how it is that no Canadian has the right to undermine or destroy that unity. One recent evening, the Royal United Services Institute of Vancouver […]
On September 27, 2014 the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada hosted a Dining Out of the former Adjutant, Capt. Annand, former RSM, CWO Gormley, and former Pipe Major, CWO Bain. The venue was at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club which proved to be a wonderful atmosphere. There were many looks of puzzlement shown by the nautical […]
For four hundred years or more, Highland regiments advanced and attacked to the sound of the bagpipes. In the Great War, pipers climbed out of the trenches, unarmed, to face machine guns and shells. The descendants of those men return to the battlefields to discover individual stories of unparalleled bravery.