Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign Reflects on Remembrance Week in Trenton

Friday, November 9th, The Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign, in collaboration with Lower Trent Conservation, held a special ceremony in Trenton, ON to thank Tree Canada and CN for their $25,000 contribution provided through the EcoConnexions program. These funds will go towards making Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign the largest

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Highway Of Heroes Tree Campaign Continues to Grow in Whitby

Friday, November 2nd, the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign planted 300 trees at Intrepid Park in Whitby with the help of uniformed officers from the Canadian Armed Forces and local volunteers. The tree planting took place at the former site of Camp X, the legendary secret paramilitary training installation for

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Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign Taking Root In Scarborough with the Help of TD Friends of the Environment

On October 27th,  The Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign was featured at a special TD Tree Day to recognize TD Bank Group’s $500,000 contribution and ongoing support for current and future tree planting endeavours. The event, held in Scarborough, saw local volunteers gather to plant 300 trees and shrubs which

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Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign Plants 300 Trees in Cobourg with Tree Canada and Home Hardware

On October 20, uniformed officers from the Canadian armed forces joined local volunteers to plant 300 trees in Cobourg, Ontario on behalf of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign, in partnership with Tree Canada and Home Hardware, adding to the nearly 100,000 trees that will have been planted by the

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Greening the Rouge Valley

Another busy day of planting with our friends at the Toronto Regional Conservation Authority and the City of Toronto! 500+ trees and shrubs to help with the restoration of Morningside Creek and to add to the growing living tribute. A big thank you to the hundreds of volunteers that were in attendance to

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Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign Puts Down Additional Roots in Cobourg

On Saturday, May 26th, dozens of volunteers, including members of the local Rotary Club and the Royal Canadian Legion, were at Chris Garrett Park to plant trees in connection to the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute. Festivities began with a special ceremony, hosted by Mark Cullen. Contributions from Frank Cowan

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Growing the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign

$500,000 Gift Celebrated with 500 New Trees On Thursday, May 24th,  TD Bank Group announced an increased commitment to the campaign of $500,000 to support current and future tree planting endeavours. To mark the occasion, hundreds of volunteers, including elementary school students, Veterans and currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces,

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WINDSOR KOREAN VETERANS ASSOCIATION SEARCHING FOR NEXT-OF-KIN OF FALLEN SOLDIERS

The Windsor Korean Veterans Association has donated trees to the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute and want to give the Certificates that honour these heroes, to the families of the war dead. Read the whole article from CBC here

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The First World War – War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment

The First World War – War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment Transcription by Captain Michael O’Leary, The RCR. APRIL 1917 SUMMARY OF OPERATIONS of The Royal Canadian Regiment. “A” PREPARATION | “B” NARRATIVE | “C” OBSERVATIONS Click here to read the full transcription – The First World War-War Diary of the

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April 9th is the Anniversary of the Start of the Battle for Vimy Ridge.

By Mark Adkins April 9th is the anniversary of the start of the Battle for Vimy Ridge. Here is what is recorded in the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry’s (PPCLI) war diary: 9th April 1917 4.30 a.m. Rum issue to all Coys. 5.30 a.m. Artillery opened and leading wave commenced to climb up

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