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Marking Merchant Navy Veterans Day

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – Every year, in September, Canadians honour the dedication, bravery, and personal sacrifice of the 12,000 men and women who served in Canada’s Merchant Navy during the Second World War. The Merchant Navy was a vital lifeline and played a decisive role in the Allied war effort throughout the Battle of the Atlantic — the longest continuous battle of …


Canadian delegations travelling to mark 80th anniversary of Dieppe Raid

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – It has been 80 years since the Dieppe Raid, a particularly devastating part of the Second World War for the Canadian military. The sacrifices and achievements of those who gave so much to help restore peace and freedom to the world will never be forgotten. Today, an official Government of Canada delegation will travel to France to take …