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A Christmas card for her

December 3, 2018
Despite his overwhelming talent, “Are you joking? No,” was Silvano’s response when asked if he’d ever been to art school. So how did he develop his talent? The answer will surprise you.

The D-Day Survivor

November 11, 2018
During the D-Day invasions, The Queen’s Own Rifles suffered more casualties than any other battalion, but as Ivor always says, “Once in the Queen’s Own, Always in the Queen’s Own.” 

A Prisoner of War

November 10, 2018
As a prisoner of war in a Nazi concentration camp, when Vitaliano heard the Americans were coming he managed to escape. How did he survive? Read on and find out!

One of the lucky ones

November 9, 2018
As WWII raged on in Russia, the blistering winter cold proved to be as formidable an enemy as the Nazis.

A woman in the Royal British Air Force

November 8, 2018
100-year-old Winnifred Grant looks back on her time in the Royal British Air Force during WWII.

After the surrender

November 7, 2018
After Italy’s surrender, Armando and his fellow soldiers found themselves at the mercy of Nazi Germany.

An interesting life

November 6, 2018

“I have some strong views about war,” said George Carlyle, WWII veteran. From exploding artillery to stepping in as best man at a wedding, George has seen just about everything.

The sweetest sound I ever heard

November 5, 2018
Thomas Keen spent over 10 months fighting continuously in north-west Europe during WWII. This is his story. 

A Jamaican woman serving in the British Army

November 1, 2018
Lance Corporal Winifred Watson set sail from Jamaica with 23 other women for the shores of Britain and WWII. Her story is a must read.

Kensington Court music video for "I Lived"

October 25, 2018
Residents and team members at Kensington Court Retirement Residence had a lot of fun putting together this music video for One Republic's hit song "I Lived".

Welcome to your new home!

October 18, 2018
The new Resident Ambassador Program at Court at Laurelwood Retirement Residence has brought everyone together, strengthening connections and filling the residence with warmth.

More than a recipe: How a simple meal can make all the difference

October 11, 2018
Food has always been a way to connect people, and a culinary initiative at The Shores Retirement Residence in Kamloops, B.C., is doing just that and then some.

Life at Sienna: Meet Moses, Director of Care

October 3, 2018
Moses started at Fieldstone as a nursing student and says that for him, "if you really want to get to know residents, people, you should come to long-term care... Knowing you've made a change in so many residents' lives is very rewarding."

She said ‘Yes’ to marriage proposal at Masonville Manor

September 27, 2018
They didn’t meet at Masonville, but their love of seniors certainly helped bring them together.

What’s the secret to designing outstanding costumes for TV and film? This two-time Genie winner has an answer!

September 21, 2018

Find inspiration in the life of Olga Dimitrov, a two-time Genie winner for costume design in film, who designed for stars such as Donald Sutherland.

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