‘Artist-diarist’ tells veterans’ stories in paint and pencil

An item from the Legion Magazine.


Legion Magazine
Front Lines
Canada bids farewell to its first female general

‘Artist-diarist’ tells veterans’ stories
in paint and pencil

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

Elaine Goble doesn’t consider herself an artist so much as a diarist, telling the stories of the people she depicts in hyper-realistic renderings in egg tempera and graphite pencil.

Veterans are the focus of her life’s work.

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O Canada Journal
Military Milestones
Pearson and the peacekeepers

Commemorating Indigenous veterans

Story by Sharon Adams

The National Aboriginal Veterans Monument in Ottawa’s Confederation Park celebrated its 20th anniversary this year.

It was unveiled on June 21, 2001, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, but the pandemic pushed the 20th anniversary ceremony to Sept. 21. The event was hosted by Aboriginal Veterans Autochtones and featured a speech by Governor General Mary May Simon, the first Indigenous person to hold the position.

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