Gratitude & Remembrance Day by Dina Campeis

November 4, 2018 in Remembrance |

This year is the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, known as Remembrance Day in Canada. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. This year is the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, known as Remembrance Day in Canada. Every year on this date, we remember. And we will continue to do so […]


Mosaic’s Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Shops on Steeles and Don Mills – 2016

October 27, 2016 in Community, Events, Mosaic, Remembrance |

Please visit Mosaic’s Community Resource Centre in the weeks leading up to Remembrance Day to visit our “Table of Honour” and pick up free information on the Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian military history and Remembrance Day for all ages. If you would like to attend our Remembrance Day Ceremony this year, please give Mosaic a […]


Keep the Poppies flying: How do you Remember on Remembrance Day?

November 11, 2015 in Remembrance |

As October turns into November, and the yellows, reds and oranges of autumn continue to slowly fade away, one flower grows. The red poppy that symbolizes the memory of the brave who died fighting for us grows while other plants fade away for the winter. As Remembrance Day comes, how do you remember the actions […]


Black History Month Profiles IV: Ferguson Jenkins, the Athlete

February 27, 2015 in Ethics, History, Human Rights, Remembrance |

And to wind off our Kevin Lopes produced series on Black History Month…. After profiling Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Portia White and Lincoln Alexander we end of our Black History Month Profiles with a Ferguson Jenkins, the Athlete. An elite baseball pitcher in the 1960’s and 1970’s Jenkins was the first Canadian to be elected […]


Black History Month Profiles, Part III: Lincoln Alexander, the Politician

February 17, 2015 in History, Human Rights, Remembrance |

And continuing our Black History Month profiles (thank you again Kevin Lopes)…. After profiling activist and publisher Mary Ann Shadd Cary and singer Portia White in our Black History Month Profiles we move into the realm of politics with Lincoln Alexander. Lincoln overcame many racial challenges to become a successful politician. Being the first black […]


Remembrance Day

November 10, 2014 in Remembrance |

This year, 2014, marks the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the First World War in Europe in 1914. Since 1914 Canada has been involved in WWI, WWII, the Korean War, Afghanistan and now Syria, as well as many peace keeping missions on behalf of the UN. Throughout those conflicts, many Canadians fought for […]

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