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May 2022 Newsletter

Springtime in Ottawa finally means warmer weather and an opportunity to explore the city on foot or by bike. Larry Capstick and Rob Collins, both volunteers at the Museum and Friends Members, enjoy cycling around Ottawa. During a casual discussion, Larry and Rob observed that there were many military memorials and monuments around the city; some obvious while others are rather obscure. They also felt that the military memorials were often overlooked or bypassed by…

April 2022 Newsletter

The Friends launched its Newsletter one year ago in April, 2021. Twelve monthly and two special editions later, we have arrived at our first anniversary. As non-professionals in this field, we have learned much over the past year and are always working to improve the product. The Newsletter Team seeks your comments and suggestions to assist with improving the value proposition we are striving to offer you, our readers.

March 2022 Newsletter

“Women in the Military” To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the Friends dedicate its March Newsletter to the heroic and unselfish sacrifices made by Canadian Women in their service of their country.

February 2022 Newsletter

The Military Service of Black Canadians of the Niagara Region   Black Canadians have served their country in times of war and peace, at home and overseas. They have fought for freedom abroad even as they have struggled against systemic racial barriers denying them equality in their own country.Presented in partnership with the Niagara Military Museum, this panel exhibition highlights the experiences of 22 Black men and women from the Niagara region and Southwestern Ontario…

January 2022 Newsletter

2021 was a challenging year for all of us. COVID-19 and climate-related natural disasters stretched the resources of the country. There was one institution that was ready to respond with assistance, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). 

December 2021 Newsletter

President’s Message: Welcome to our December newsletter. Whatever one’s convictions, this very special time of year affords us the opportunity for reflection and hope. In this regard, I commend for your reading pleasure the moving articles in this edition.

Special Remembrance Day Newsletter

Throughout the pandemic, moments of remembrance and our ability to honour those days set aside for reflection and introspection have been challenged, but we overcame. As we collectively emerge from this life altering event, the Friends remember those members and supporters who have left us in the years past. Lest We Forget.