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Marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of York, 27 Apr 2013

Marking the anniversary of the Battle of York 27 Apr 2013

.~The Highway of Heroes - Canada is the only country in the world that repatriates all their fallen soldiers to the same location (Trenton Air Base, Ontario). Since 2002 supporters of Canadian Troops have been lining the route on the overpasses of the highway; flying a flag, saluting and showing support as the procession of vehicles passes on their way to the official coroner's office for the Troops located in Toronto. In 2007 the Macdonald-Carter Highway 401 became the Highway of Heroes~.

The stretch of highway 401 running from Trenton Ontario in remembrance of Canada's fallen soldiers. The soldiers are taken from Canada Forces Base (Trenton) to their final resting place.

Charles, bottom right, said of the historic battle: 'This was Canada at its best; the Canadians at Vimy embodied the “True North Strong and Free"'

Charles, William and Harry mark Vimy centenary

The Prince of Wales, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have joined politicians in northern France to mark the centenary of a defining First World War battle.

Operation Gratitude  God bless each one that has put their lives on the line and never allow our country to forget our Freedom isn't Free!

Operation Gratitude God bless each one that has put their lives on the line and never allow our country to forget our Freedom isn't Free!

And still, 100 years later, the battle goes on... Every woman should read about Margaret Sanger's activism, regardless of personal stance on Roe vs. Wade.

"No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body." ––Margaret Sanger, American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse –

"THE TRUE NORTH STRONG AND FREE || Battle of You: Saison Deux {Round I}" by drownedinmoonlight ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art, country, bousO2 and AdMareUsqueAdMare

"THE TRUE NORTH STRONG AND FREE || Battle of You: Saison Deux {Round I}" by drownedinmoonlight ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring art, country, bousO2 and AdMareUsqueAdMare

Pure Silver Coin - Spirit of Canada (2017)

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The Canadian Horse  descended from Norman war horses that took knights into battle. The Canadian horse was numerous during the 19th century and on the verge of extinction in the 20th century. Thanks to breeders and aficionados the little horse of iron has made a comeback in the 21st century and Cavalia promotes our national horse with praise for its “strength, willingness, curiosity and resistance to harsh climates.”

A pleasure to attend Cavalia in Edmonton to see the Canadian horse taking its place with the other amazing geldings and stallions from all over the world. The Canadian horse was numerous dur…

The Battle of Hudson's Bay was a naval battle fought during the War of the Grand Alliance (known in England's North American colonies as "King William's War"). The battle took place on 5 September 1697, when a French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron commanded by Captain John Fletcher. As a result of this battle, the French took York Factory, HBCo's main trading post for their fur trade empire.

The Battle of Hudson's Bay was a naval battle fought during the War of the Grand Alliance (known in England's North American colonies as "King William's War"). The battle took place on 5 September 1697, when a French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron commanded by Captain John Fletcher. As a result of this battle, the French took York Factory, HBCo's main trading post for their fur trade empire.

Red White and Gold times TWO!

Fans raise a Canadian flag featuring a gold maple leaf as they watch the men's preliminary round ice hockey game between Canada and Norway at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February (REUTERS/Gary Hershorn)

1896 Bust of Tech-kum-thei (Tecumseh) at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - From the curators' comments: "Tech-kum-thai (c. 1768-1813) was a Shawnee chief who led a confederacy of tribes from the Great Lakes region in support of the British, not out of loyalty to the Crown but because he believed it would benefit his own people. He died on October 5, 1813 at the Battle of Moraviantown (now Thamesville, Ontario)."

1896 Bust of Tech-kum-thei (Tecumseh) at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto - From the curators' comments: "Tech-kum-thai (c. 1768-1813) was a Shawnee chief who led a confederacy of tribes from the Great Lakes region in support of the British, not out of loyalty to the Crown but because he believed it would benefit his own people. He died on October 5, 1813 at the Battle of Moraviantown (now Thamesville, Ontario)."

Battle Harbour, Labrador, Canada

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