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Battlefield Bike Rider

Cyclists connect with history during a commemorative ride

Peter MallettStaff Writer — From Hill 70 to Vimy Ridge to Beaumont-Hamel, the Drury Memorial, Canal Du Nord and other historic sites in between, each of the Battlefield Bike Ride participants had connections that made this year’s ride meaningful. For Warrant Officer (WO) Dan Bodden, the team’s stop in Vimy Ridge was the highlight of […]

dearest-belle letter and headshot

War time letters offer window to the past

Staff at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site is providing people a window into the lives and relationships of a Bella Coola family from a century ago. Each day, using social media, they have released letters sent by brothers Ed and Fred Grant to their sister Belle in Victoria during their service in the First […]