Bruce Forsyth

Author's details

Name: Bruce Forsyth
Date registered: April 23, 2014
URL: https://militarybruce.com

Biography

Bruce Forsyth served in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve for 13 years (1987-2000). He served with units in Toronto, Hamilton & Windsor and worked or trained at CFB Esquimalt, CFB Halifax, CFB Petawawa, CFB Kingston, CFB Toronto, Camp Borden, The Burwash Training Area and LFCA Training Centre Meaford.

Latest posts

  1. Funeral for Toronto Police officer shot in brazen ambush shooting attracts thousands — September 26, 2022
  2. City will review controversial video campaign to encourage vaccination of kids — September 22, 2022
  3. Honouring police and peace officers who die from suicide – A conversation we need to have — September 22, 2022
  4. Historic Central Park Carousel just one of the attractions in New York City’s celebrated urban park — September 18, 2022
  5. The Battle of Ridgeway & the Battle of Chippawa remembered in Niagara Region — September 17, 2022

Most commented posts

  1. Canadian Army Training Centres of WWII — 73 comments
  2. Canada should issue a Cold War Victory Medal to its military — 41 comments
  3. Watching the Skies – The RCAF Ground Observer Corps — 32 comments
  4. Camp Borden – The birthplace of the RCAF and the historic home of the Canadian Armoured Corps — 25 comments
  5. Claresholm Industrial Airport has rich military past — 23 comments

Author's posts listings

Funeral for Toronto Police officer shot in brazen ambush shooting attracts thousands

September 2022 On 21 September, over 10, 000 police officers, including officers from Quebec, Halifax and the United States, attended the funeral of Toronto Police Constable Andrew Hong. The 22-year police veteran was murdered in an ambush-style attack while getting coffee at a Tim Hortons in Mississauga. Hong leaves behind a wife Jenny and two …

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City will review controversial video campaign to encourage vaccination of kids

September 2022 Re:  “City hall quickly yanks vax campaign,” (Joe Warmington, 22 Sept):  As Brad Ross puts it, it’s always a good idea to ensure that your communications are “…effectively reaching the right audience with the right message.”    That’s great, but how about doing exactly that, not only before you put them out for …

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Honouring police and peace officers who die from suicide – A conversation we need to have

September 2022 Now that Toronto Police Constable Andrew Hong, viciously murdered in the line of duty, has been laid to rest after a full regimental police funeral, it’s a more appropriate time to address a very touchy and controversial subject: recognizing and honouring police and peace officers who die by suicide related to their service. …

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Historic Central Park Carousel just one of the attractions in New York City’s celebrated urban park

September 2022 The Central Park Carousel, known officially the Michael Friedsam Memorial Carousel, is a vintage carousel built by Solomon Stein and Harry Goldstein in 1908. It’s one of the largest merry-go-rounds in the United States, with 57 hand-carved horses (52 jumpers and 5 standers) and two chariots. Originally inside the trolley terminal at Coney Island, the …

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The Battle of Ridgeway & the Battle of Chippawa remembered in Niagara Region

September 2022 The Battle of Chippawa The Battle of Chippawa National Historic Site, along the Niagara River in Niagara Falls, Ontario, pays tribute to the British Forces, their American opponents and Aboriginal allies on both sides, who fought and died in the battle that would be part of the last major American invasion of Upper …

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You are not alone

September 2022 With the recent deaths of Constable Andrew Hong of Toronto Police and Constable Travis Gillespie of York Regional Police, it’s important to remember that there may be people, both police officers and civilians, who may be having a hard time dealing with their deaths. Friends and family need to watch for this and …

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More Than This – Roxy Music celebrate the 50th Anniversary of their debut album in style

September 2022 British art rock legends Roxy Music have returned to the live music scene, after an eleven-year absence, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album. Their month-long North American tour commenced in Toronto on 7 September, with a performance at the Scotia Bank Arena. The 10-date North American …

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It’s you that I Adore – The Smashing Pumpkins misunderstood masterpiece

September 2022 Coming off their 10 million selling 1995 album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, expectations were high for Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins for a follow-up album. Combined with a statement from guitarist James Iha in late 1996 that “The future is in electronic music. It really seems boring just to play rock …

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Historic Vaughan Town Hall still serving the community that grew up around it

September 2022 Within the growing and busy City of Vaughan is the former unincorporated Hamlet of Vellore. In the years after what was then known as Vaughan Township was surveyed in 1792, small communities were established throughout the 105 square miles of land within its borders. Five years before Vaughan Township was formally incorporated in …

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Is it understandable?

August 2022 Firstly, I condemn the behaviour of the man and woman who accosted Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Feeland in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Regardless of how much you disagree with a politician, that sort of aggressive behaviour is unacceptable and counter-productive. However, where is the self-awareness on the part of the Liberals? When Catholic Churches …

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