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Remembrance Day 2021 News Archive

Green wreath with poppies and a purple ribbon. On the ribbon are the words Lest We Forget.

Finding meaning in remembrance

November 10, 2021 — 
War and conflict remain a reality for many people in the world

Dominic Donato stands smiling, posing for the camera wearing a Royal Canadian Air Force uniform with a poppy.

Price Faculty of Engineering

A Day to Remember

November 10, 2021 — 
Price Faculty of Engineering honours those who gave their lives to protect peace and freedom

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Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing, the final resting place for nearly 12,000 First World War servicemen.

The Conversation: First World War poet Wilfred Owen, treated for shell shock, carried readers into the horror of war

November 6, 2020 — 
Owen’s 'Dulce et Decorum Est' has an unambiguous anti-war message, and it works skillfully to immerse the reader in a subsuming, visceral representation of the lived experience of the frontline soldier

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The university in wartime

November 5, 2019 — 
Although classes continued, campus life was markedly different from 1939-1945

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Frank Baragar (left) with his brothers Frederick [BA/1914] and Charles [BA/1910, MD/1914] in 1918. All three brothers enlisted and survived the First World War.

‘Won’t peace be wonderful?’: saluting our WWI alumni

November 6, 2018 — 
Reflecting on some of our alumni who served in the First World War and lived to become influential Manitobans

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