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Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day. At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we pause for a moment’s silence to remember those who have suffered and died in war. There are very few of us whose lives have not been affected in some way…

Poppies for the Anzacs

888,246 ceramic poppies spilling into the moat of the Tower of London, each representing a British or colonial death during the First World War. (And remember, this is only one side of the conflict!) The installation is called Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red. It’s both beautiful and…

Expanding the ANZAC story

While we take a moment on ANZAC Day to remember those who sacrificed for their country, let’s make sure we don’t forget ALL those who contributed. Why not complement the more traditional ceremonies by learning more about the Indigenous contribution to our defense at home and overseas.…