Stories from Canada
The Repatriations of fallen Canadian soldiers affect Canadians from coast to coast.
It is our desire to share stories of ordinary Canadians and how the War in Afghanistan has affected them.
Hasty “P”s Honour
Representatives from the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment present a cheque to Mayor John Williams for $5,000. The Hasty “P”s had 57 soldiers who served in Afghanistan with one soldier killed and several others wounded and the Veterans of the Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment, the only infantry regiment in this area are dedicated to [...]Read More >>
Royal Canadian Regiment Association of Niagara
Thursday, September 20th, 2012 Seen here, representatives from the Royal Canadian Regiment Association of Niagara made the trip to Quinte West to present a cheque for $500 to Mayor John Williams.Read More >>
Concert raises funds for Memorial
“To Honour Those Who Gave” a concert to raise funds for The Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial that took place Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Markham Theatre. Performances were enjoyed by the over 400 in attendance from the Grace United Symphonic Band with guest performer the Richmond Hill Centennial Pipe Band. At the conclusion, the Symphonic [...]Read More >>
Toronto Police Military Veterans Association donate to Memorial
Members of the Toronto Police Military Veterans Association visited Quinte West Thursday, April 12th to present a cheque for $4,500 to Mayor Williams and representatives from 8 Wing CFB Trenton towards the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial project. Members present included; Jack Reid, President of Association (Staff Superintendent Retired), Gerald Sullivan (Sgt Retired), Bruce Priestman, Treasurer, (Sgt [...]Read More >>
Royal Canadian Regiment Association proudly supports the Afghan Memorial
Thanks to representatives from the Royal Canadian Regiment Association who presented a cheque for $2,650 to the Memorial project. The regiment has lost over 30 members to the conflict in Afghanistan and saw the significance of contributing to the project so families can come to reflect. For more information on the Royal Canadian Regiment Association, [...]Read More >>