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Remembering D-Day

Jennifer Gaudreault recalls her grandfather’s contribution, and urges that World War II not be forgotten BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE Do the math. Any veterans that saw action in the Second World War—…

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Pieces of Our Past: The Fenwick Farmerettes

BY CAROLYN BOTARI Special to the VOICE Cutting asparagus, picking fruit and hoeing potatoes were all farm chores well known to Pelham families. With the call to arms in World War II, a shortage of…


A Little Book About Us: Lenore

  Lenore Born May 23, 1931 St. Catharines My story begins in 1941, when I was 10. I, along with my two baby sisters, lived in a large, two-story house in Fonthill. My mother was…


A Little Book About Us: Agnes

  Our childhood defines our personality. It shapes who we become. When Vilma Moretti had grandchildren, she realized that her childhood and theirs were worlds apart. They had absolutely no idea what life was like…


A Little Book About Us: Sarah

  Our childhood defines our personality. It shapes who we become. When Vilma Moretti had grandchildren, she realized that her childhood and theirs were worlds apart. They had absolutely no idea what life was like…


A Little Book About Us: Helen Lundy Abbott

  Our childhood defines our personality. It shapes who we become. When Vilma Moretti had grandchildren, she realized that her childhood and theirs were worlds apart. They had absolutely no idea what life was like…


A Little Book About Us: The Cryslers

  Our childhood defines our personality. It shapes who we become. When Vilma Moretti had grandchildren, she realized that her childhood and theirs were worlds apart. They had absolutely no idea what life was like…




Vimy Ridge, a missing gun, and a mysterious girl

  BY CAROLYN BOTARI Special to the VOICE One hundred and one years ago, on April 9, 1917, the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles battalion (made up mostly of Victoria, B.C. soldiers) joined tens of thousands…