Black Canadian Veterans Silent Yet Profound Contributions to Canadian Wars

By Kerry Ann Thomas 1.28.2018 Going back to 150 years ago, long before Canada was its own country, Black Canadian Soldiers were creating a proud history of serving this country in times of conflict. The stories of Black Veterans are also about personal struggles, struggle for acceptance and for equality.

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Cambridge Novice Hockey Team Honours Veterans

The eight year olds on the Cambridge Hawks Novice hockey team bring more than just hockey to the ice.  Fundraising for Highway of Heroes Living Tribute is just one way they are honouring Canadian veterans.  Click here to read more

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GM Canada Adds Symbolic Trees to Oshawa Site

On November 9th, just two days before Remembrance Day, GM Canada teamed up with the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute to add over 150 new trees at the site of their production facility in Oshawa, Ontario. GM Canada volunteers were joined by Assistant Plant Manager,  Reuben Jones, Oshawa Mayor, John Henry,

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2nd Anniversary Celebrations With The Lieutenant Governor In Collaboration with CN EcoConnexions

November 3rd marked the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute 2nd Anniversary. To celebrate this and in honour Remembrance Day, 500 trees were planted at Meadowvale Rd. and Hwy 401, just off the Highway of Heroes. The day was perfect for planting.  Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell was in attendance to help

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Garden Club of Toronto and Highway of Heroes Living Tribute ~ A Partnership

It was the summer of 2015, and on a patio in midtown Toronto, six people gathered to discuss an idea. “How can the Garden Club of Toronto and the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute work together?” It was Michael de Pencier and Elaine Solway who gathered Scott Bryk, the Executive

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Trenton Tree Planting In Collaboration With TD Bank and Frank Cowan Company

November 3rd marked the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute 2nd Anniversary. To celebrate this and in honour Remembrance Day, 300 trees, plants, and shrubs were planted at Trenton Greenbelt Conservation Area, just off the Highway of Heroes. The afternoon sun was a beautiful addition to the planting.  Representatives from the

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Newcastle Public School ‘Mini Highway of Heroes’ In Collaboration With Frank Cowan Company

Newcastle Public School Plants Trees Along their ‘Mini Highway of Heroes’ October 23, 2017   The students at Newcastle Public School have created a Highway of Heroes right in their schoolyard.  On October 23rd, each classroom participated in planting a tree along that highway while learning about the significance of

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Sunnybrook Veterans Centre Tree Planting with Tourism Cares, Aeroplan & Amia

Sunnybrook Veterans Centre Tree Planting – Toronto   October 27th, 2017 With the help of volunteers from Tourism Cares, Aeroplan, AMIA and the amazing staff at Sunnybrook another 250 trees were planted at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre as a tribute to our Canadian heroes that serve.

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Trinity College School BIG TREE PLANT ’17

Trinity College School BIG Tree Plant 2017 October 14, 2017   The third annual Big Tree Plant took place on Saturday, October 14, launching the first Service Saturday of the year. The planting on October 14th was the first half of the project. Trinity College School plans to plant another 90

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Mike Trauner: Invictus Games prove I matter

An inspiring reminder of the sacrifice that goes with service. CBC shares one brave veteran’s journey to Invictus that started with a challenge from Prince Harry. Click here to read the whole article from CBC.ca

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