Remembering them

November 16, 2019 The Goat
2019 Opening Prayer Courtesy Dee McEchern Royal Canadian Legion Branch 266 Chaplain Most Holy and Merciful God, today is a day of remembrance. We have had a 100 years of days of remembrance. We are […]

The Regiment: Farley Mowat on war

November 11, 2019 The Goat
By Laura Keil If you’re looking for a Canadian soldier’s view of World War II you probably won’t think of one written by a Canadian Naturalist. But in the case of Farley Mowat’s The Regiment […]

Local man on the Italian campaign

November 11, 2019 The Goat
19-year-old Joe Sivecki volunteered for service in the Canadian army in 1942 and served with the Seaforth Highlanders during World War II. In Italy, Sivecki was a part of an important bridgehead for which a Canadian man was awarded the Victoria Cross. […]

Italian Campaign – overview

November 10, 2019 The Goat
This year’s Veterans Week poster highlights the Italian Campaign of World War II. Canadian troops played a vital role in the 20-month Mediterranean campaign which led to the liberation of Italy. According to Veterans Affairs, […]

Remembrance, Poppies & the Legion

November 9, 2019 The Goat
Submitted by Pete Pearson, Poppy Chairman, RCL Valemount #266 As members of the Royal Canadian Legion, we strive to honour and keep the memory alive of the 117,000 Canadian men and women who paid the […]