Fifty five years ago today Canada’s maple leaf flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. As we look back to Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympics this month what better way to celebrate our National Flag Day than with the maple leaves around the Olympic Cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza. 🇨🇦
On Holocaust Memorial Day heartbreaking images and words from the memorial ceremony held today at the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp on this 75th anniversary of its liberation.
The Eternal Flame in the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem,
which I drew on July 11th 1967.
The photos were taken from the BBC transmission.
In memory of the 57 beautiful Canadian lives that were lost from flight PS752, together with the 82 Iranian, 11 Ukrainian, 10 Swedish, 4 Afghani, 3 British and 3 German beautiful lives that were lost with them. With heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to all of their families and friends.
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