Lest We Forget: Remember To Remember On Wednesday

There is sure to be a plethora of media noise emanating from my southern neighbours for the next weeks, if not months (years?). Even with the election of Joe Biden, after four long days of painstaking ballot counting, the fireworks are not going to end soon. And once again he has, sadly, opted to beContinue reading “Lest We Forget: Remember To Remember On Wednesday”

Remembrance Day 2015

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Remembrance Day 2015”

In Flanders Fields: 100 Years Later

This Wednesday, November 11th is Remembrance Day. A time to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in service to the country. While official ceremonies will be held on Wednesday, many local communities will honour the fallen today, the Sunday before. This year marks the centennial of John McCrae’s writing of In Flanders Field  ItContinue reading “In Flanders Fields: 100 Years Later”

The New Face of Canadian War Veterans: DCMontreal in The Globe and Mail

Below is a link to my article about the changing face of Canada’s war veterans as it appears today on the Globe and Mail site. Just click on either image.   DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of thisContinue reading “The New Face of Canadian War Veterans: DCMontreal in The Globe and Mail”

Melville Avenue: Then and Now

The original photo of my grandparents was taken during the mid-1940’s as they returned from an Armistice Day parade and ceremony (now Remembrance Day). Using the little knowledge and skill I have when it comes to photo enhancement, I have positioned them at precisely the same spot on the street as it is now.  FortunatelyContinue reading “Melville Avenue: Then and Now”

Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget

DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DC on Twitter @DCMontreal and onContinue reading “Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget”

Be prepared Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay claim to your name

Look out Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay legal claim to your name! Just when you thought the asininity over Remembrance Day poppies was limited to large retail outlets such as Target attempting to block their sale in stores, along comes the Royal Canadian Legion itself bitching at the website Reddit for displayingContinue reading “Be prepared Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay claim to your name”

Off Target on Poppy Selling

Talk about missing the Target! You really have to wonder sometimes what people are thinking. I don’t mean that guy who just cut you off, or cruised through a red light; evidently he wasn’t thinking at all. I’m talking about those folks who are paid big money to think: public relations professionals. Since the earlyContinue reading “Off Target on Poppy Selling”