Category Archives: veterans

Remembrance Day and what has been Forgotten?

——The first World War—– Recently on Face Book there has been quite a lot of postings remembering the First World War. The Great War (war to end all wars) ended at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the … Continue reading

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My political Dilemma

One might say election time is in the air both Federally and Provincially. This is when I once again struggle to make a decision on which way to vote. It is easier here on PEI. I have firmly decided on … Continue reading

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Membership Again —Follow Up

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the reaction to yesterday’s blog by Christopher Richardson. Chris set himself up as the great legion defender, perhaps we should call him Richardson the Lion Heart of the legion? However, after he accused … Continue reading

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Stolen Valour – Treatment of Veterans

It seems we see more and more of these phonies popping up these days. Stolen Valour appear to be doing a good job spotting them, but what about the legion branches?. Are they just so intent on recruiting new members … Continue reading

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Changing Face of the Legion

I wonder why I bother with issues regarding the legion, I’m no longer a member so why should I care? Well, maybe because I’m offended by todays legion members. I see them strutting around at legion functions and parades wearing … Continue reading

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RepresentingThe Voting Public?????? NOT!

MMP but which version asked the Newbie MLA??? Posted on 5th July 2018 by irishroverpei Rate This It was in regard to Chris Palmer’s recent election to the Liberal government and his campaign slogan. “Let me be your voice in … Continue reading

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The fickle finger or simply a rude gesture ???

Some interesting items in today’s newspaper. First in letters to the editor, it is worth reading (Living World Disappearing) the writer makes some very interesting and valid points, well worth a read. On the front page I note one Gary … Continue reading

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Legion Command has no Shame!!!

Legion has no Shame. I had to repost this excellent letter from my old friend and comrade Robby. Sadly our protests and complaints continue to fall of the deaf ears of the legion commands. Is their NO SHAME in the … Continue reading

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The Canadian Legion’s Lack of Vision

I have come to the conclusion that Dominion Command and probably several Provincial Commands have only one interest in life and that is in protecting their own little empires. It is evident to many that these command elites have the … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy and Me

The Royal Navy & Me Now available as an E-Book, go to http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/irishrover This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute … Continue reading

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