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.

Avro CF-105 Arrow (1959) Look at how big it was in comparison with the people! This aircraft was so advanced there was a lot of politics from America and here in Canada. The project was scrapped. Many of the engineers found jobs with NASA and Northrop and others. Alas! what might have been.

Avro Arrow: Lost models draw Arrowheads to search lake relentlessly

A crowd surrounds the Avro Arrow in a photo taken before the Canadian government abruptly ended the project and ordered the built planes destroyed.

Fallen Canadian Soldiers Come Home. When a fallen soldier is repatriated onto Canadian soil the precession travels from Trenton Ontario to Toronto Ontario along a stretch of HWY 401 that has been re-named Highway of Heroes. Supporters gather on overpasses, on-ramps, and along the side of the highway to salute, applaud, stand silent, or otherwise show their support. It is an amazingly moving thing to witness, to be a part of.

Fallen Canadian and British Soldiers Come Home

Fallen Canadian Soldiers Come Home. When a fallen soldier is repatriated onto Canadian soil the precession travels from Trenton Ontario to Toronto Ontario along a stretch of HWY 401 that has been re-named Highway of Heroes.

Avro Arrow graphic

vs The Arrow was way ahead of its time, but frankly. A contemporary re-design of the Arrow would have little in common with its "parent".

Avro CF-100 Canuck - Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Canada

Avro CF-100 Canuck - Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Canada

Highway of Heroes runs from Canadian Forces Base in Trenton, Ontario along the 401 highway to Toronto ... It is the route fallen soldiers take to the coroner's office

Highway of Heroes runs from Canadian Forces Base in Trenton, Ontario along the 401 highway to Toronto. It is the route fallen soldiers take to the coroner's office.

Outpouring of respect for fallen Canadian soldiers returning home.

Pictures that should shame us all reveal the shabby way Britain treats its fallen heroes

Highway of Hero's. Every one of our soldiers that is killed in service gets this kind of honour from people on every overpass the hearse travels under.

CF-100

Avro Canada Canuck jets in flight (Date and location unknown)

Canadians...on the Highway of Heroes

Canada is a large country with a small population. Perhaps that's why we can afford to acknowledge every single fallen soldier.

Highway of Heroes Oct 24, 2014 as the body of Corporal Nathan Cirillo passes on his way home to Hamilton for his service on Oct 28th. He was gunned down at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa as he stood on guard.

ICI Angie Bonenfant on

Highway of Heroes Oct 2014 as the body of Corporal Nathan Cirillo passes on his way home to Hamilton for his service on Oct He was gunned down at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa as he stood on guard.

LIBERTY POST: Highway of Heroes Poppy Pin

Trademarking a poppy? Artists worldwide beware: The Royal Canadian Legion may be coming after you with a lawsuit as they believe th.

Canadian Repatriation Ceremony / Highway of Heroes Canada

Canadian Repatriation Ceremony / Highway of Heroes Canada

Procession takes Cpl. Nathan Cirillo along the Highway of Heroes from Ottawa to Hamilton

Procession takes Cpl. Nathan Cirillo along the Highway of Heroes from Ottawa to Hamilton

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