Category Archives: Family and veterans

It’s not our fault????

‘8Yesterday’s letter to the editor in the Journal Pioneer 10th Sept 2019, was borderline childish. Leah Jane Hayward, President of Provincial PEI NDP Party, in her letter she blamed everyone but the NDP! Her letter began by blaming the Guardian … Continue reading

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HMS Ganges Hospital—- Patient Care?????

The Ganges Naval Hospital HMS Ganges was a Boys Naval Training Base. The recruits were on average 15 year olds. We never for moment imagined what we had let ourselves in for by joining the navy! Nevertheless, while the training … Continue reading

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Election Lies!!!

Well folks it’s election time again so be prepared for all the promises and lies. Here on PEI we recently elected a PC government. For the last 150 years we have alternated between liberals and conservatives taking turns. They always … Continue reading

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An Oldie but a Goodie

Another Veterans Point of View!!! Posted on August 29, 2016 by irishroverpei They keep coming folks! so many angry and dissatisfied veterans out there. Having read the retired CWO email it seems clear to me to whom he is referring. … Continue reading

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This was a Blog I posted in 2017.

Try This Comparison? Posted on December 28, 2017 by irishroverpei I think it important to rerun it today. Seems slightly possible we will receive Jihadi Jack into this country as a citizen??? The UK have refused to take him. Canada … Continue reading

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Semaphore!

I read an interesting article on FB about the first radio transmission between Royal Naval ships in 1896. Many old Admirals and ships captains did not trust and preferred to use flag signals and lamps. We seem to now have … Continue reading

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What a Deal!!!!!!!!WOW!!!!!

Attached you will find the email invitation I just received from the Royal Canadian Legion. I’m overwhelmed by their generous gesture and kindness, and its all for me.  I cant imagine it was really intended for me. Not after the … Continue reading

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Walking in the Shadow of Veterans.

When I think about the present day legion, I recall legion members from years ago. Here on Prince Edward Island we had a Premier in the early 1980s who was a decorated veteran. Angus MacLean flew with bomber command during … Continue reading

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Veterans are Family

Today’s Royal Canadian Legion is in serious trouble, membership is plummeting and new veterans are not joining. There have been many issues and complaints about policies and the Poppy Fund administration. Many other serious side issues range from various branches … Continue reading

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Wearing of Blood Relatives Medals

I sent the letter below to the two Island Newspapers, I’m wondering if they will publish it??? I continue my campaign to have section 419 of the criminal code amended to allow blood relatives to wear their late loved ones … Continue reading

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