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Grey-Bruce firefighters climb in memory of 9/11, raise money for CMHA

Nineteen firefighters, 10 laps of the arena grandstand, 193 stairs per lap, and carrying roughly 65-pounds of gear. Firefighters from Grey and Bruce counties held a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb inside the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Sunday morning. The 1,930 total steps are meant to represent the 110 storeys of the World Trade Center […]

Holy Roller, Victoria Park’s war monument, vandalized again

London police are investigating vandalism to the Holy Roller Memorial in Victoria Park, the second time the refurbished Second World War tank has been targeted since it was reinstalled in the park in June. Police say the latest damage occurred on Aug. 24, and was reported online the following day. The investigation is active and […]

‘Amazing’: WWII POW honoured as he celebrates turning 99

All Londoner George Beardshaw knew was that someone in his Queen’s Own Rifles association unit was being honoured. What the Second World War veteran didn’t know was that that someone was him. Sunday, Beardshaw was awarded the Legion of Honour medal, the highest honour awarded by the French government, giving him the rank of Knight […]

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