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Honouring and Respecting our Veterans

Since we could not participate in Operation Veteran this year in Ottawa for obvious reasons, Mr. LePoidevin and I produced a video hosted on Youtube for the Royal Canadian Legion in co-operation with other CAIS schools. We wanted to find a way for youth to honour and respect our veterans. We did our best to replicate the educational event that is annually held at the Chateau Laurier prior to the ceremony at the National Cenotaph.     LINK IS BELOW !!

Some will enjoy watching the video sequentially; however, many may choose to watch certain segments. Sarah Bell (Grade 12; Head Girl), Sean Hurley (Grade 10) and Taylor Cole (Grade 11) each perform.
The video will be distributed to many organizations; however, we begin with you.  Please enjoy and share if possible. 

Please click here to watch the video.

The segments are as follows:

0:10
- A message from Her Excellency The Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada
5:58 - A message from Tom Irvine, Dominion President of the Royal Canadian Legion
10:49 - A message from Dr. Paul Kavanagh, Founder of Operation Veteran
15:17The Liberation of the Netherlands Celebration King's-Edgehill School, Windsor, Nova Scotia
20:29 - Interview with WWII Veteran Paul E. Wile, Cape Breton Highlanders 5th Armoured Division
22:33 - West Point Grey Academy, Vancouver, British Columbia
31:10 - Selwyn House, Montreal, Quebec
39:21 - Sacred Heart School of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
41:13 - Taylor Cole, Student at King's-Edgehill School, Windsor, Nova Scotia
43:49 - A message from Minister of Veteran Affairs, The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
45:18 - Kuper Academy Interview with WWII Veteran Gordon Fennell
49:22 - George O'Neill Public School Choir, Nipigon, Ontario
52:50 - The Lament by Piper Sean Hurley, King's-Edgehill School, Windsor, Nova Scotia

Patrick LePoidevin and Kevin Lakes 
Junior School Teachers

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