Monthly Archives: October 2018

Jehovah Witness Objections to Remembrance

This incident occurred four years ago, and I think its time we re-post it for those who still think Remembrance is Glorifying War? Regarding the Jehovah Witness’s Objection to Remembrance Posted on November 10, 2014 by irishroverpei I posted comments … Continue reading

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Life in a British Submarine circa 1960

It is strange as we grow old we seem to dwell more and more in the past. I often go back to my time in submarines. Mostly it was good, mostly uneventful, and most importantly water tight!. Today, I have … Continue reading

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Poppy Wearing and Donating?????

As we are once again in the Poppy Campaign period leading up to Remembrance day 2018. I thought it would be a good time to re-post this article from August 2016 Cathy hollis says: August 25, 2016 at 9:35 pm … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

7 Reasons Not To Mess With Children A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal … Continue reading

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Wearing Medals

I sincerely believe two of the major points of contention with the declining Legion membership are medals. Most commonwealth countries have laws very similar to our section 419 of the criminal code of Canada. However, only Canada includes the section … Continue reading

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Climate change or Political Grandstanding

It would be a real relief it our politicians were actually concerned and acting to reduce our carbon footprint. Alas, it is wishful thinking, for the Liberals and PCs this is just an opportunity to play one upmanship. I listened … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie!!!!

Re-Posted on July 29, 2018 by irishroverpe I first posted this two years ago, but thought it was time for a rerun! A New Legion Tactic — Intimidation. Posted on August 25, 2016 by irishroverpei Please read the letter below … Continue reading

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2.9 Billion loan rewrite off????

Chrysler Canada? no we are Fiat Chrysler a totally different corporation.   So if I change my name can the bank still make me pay my mortgage? Yes of course they can, and it I fail to pay up they … Continue reading

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Legion Pretend Medals-Pretend Veterans

I’m re-running this post in the memory of a good friend who passed from this world a short time ago. Robby and I were comrades, veterans and friends, and he is greatly missed.. We agreed on much of what is … Continue reading

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Trafalgar Days (October 21st 2018)

Trafalgar Days 21st October.2018 Posted on October 21, 2018 by irishroverpei Trafalgar Day Trafalgar Day is the most important day in the calendar of HMS Victory, the oldest commissioned warship in the world. Each year on 21 October a ceremony … Continue reading

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