Tag Archives: November 3 2021

COMMENTARY: Dutch film revives ‘forgotten’ Canadian role in Battle of the Scheldt

COMMENTARY: Dutch film revives ‘forgotten’ Canadian role in Battle of the Scheldt Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com There are not a lot of genuinely Canadian war movies. You…

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This year, a special 100th-anniversary commemorative poppy, reminiscent of the first poppy pins that were distributed in 1921, is available from the Royal Canadian Legion online poppy store. (Image courtesy of the Royal Canadian Legion)

2021 marks 100th anniversary of Legion poppy campaign

2021 marks 100th anniversary of Legion poppy campaign Adapted from a press release by Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com I n 1921, Anna Guérin, later christened “The Poppy Lady from France,” inspired…

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This photo was snapped in Tadoussac in late October by QCT journalist Danielle Burns. She says, “After reading a CBC article titled ‘St. Lawrence estuary is swimming with an abundance of whales,’ I booked a ticket for an AML whale-watching cruise. We had barely even left the dock before we were surrounded by belugas, humpbacks, minke and fin whales and grey seals. We saw the tail of a humpback in the marine park near Tadoussac, where at least 100 humpbacks have been spotted this year, double the usual number.” (Photo by Danielle Burns)

PHOTO: Whale party in the St. Lawrence!

Whale party in the St. Lawrence!…

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