Gender identity not an issue with Canada’s armed forces

From the Legion Magazine.

Front lines : a new weekly feature

Gender identity not an issue
with Canada’s armed forces

by Stephen J. Thorne

On July 26, Republican President Donald Trump declared transgender people personae non gratae in the U.S. military, reversing a decision
made under his Democratic predecessor, Barak Obama.

Within hours, the Canadian Armed Forces made its
position clear in a tweet: “We welcome Cdns of
all sexual orientations and gender identities. Join us!”


Assault on Hill 70

by Serge Durflinger

The fight for Hill 70 in August 1917 was a large-scale and shockingly grisly battle, considered an epic Canadian victory by contemporaries. Yet, a century later, the battle has been largely forgotten. The men of the famed Canadian Corps who fought in the bloody engagement at Hill 70 deserve better.


August 3, 1961

Tommy Douglas is elected the first leader of the
National Democratic Party at its founding convention.


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