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. There by the grace of God go I – York Regional officer sent to jail for fatal collision — April 13, 2021
  2. Wreckage of doomed Cessna 205 can be found along the walking trails of Silent Valley Nature Reserve — April 8, 2021
  3. Pioneer cemetery is the final resting place of some of Grey County’s earliest black settlers — April 8, 2021
  4. Dishonour, disgrace, and mixed-up priorities — April 5, 2021
  5. The end of the line for the much-maligned Scarborough Rapid Transit? — April 2, 2021

Most commented posts

  1. Canadian Army Training Centres of WWII — 69 comments
  2. Canada should issue a Cold War Victory Medal to its military — 35 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 — 23 comments
  5. Claresholm Industrial Airport has rich military past — 21 comments

Author's posts listings

Church that’s stood since the days of Sir John A. Macdonald faces demolition

March 2021 A church in the small Town of Angus, Ontario, which is almost as old as Canada itself, is facing demolition to make way for a proposed 26 -unit townhouse development. Zion Presbyterian Church at 14 Margaret Street, which held its final service on 30 September 2018, was bought by Wynstar Developments in April 2019, …

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Everybody loves a happy ending

March 2021 It’s disappointing to hear musician Sting express his regret at having re-grouped with Stuart Copeland and Andy Summers, his bandmates with the New Wave band The Police for a reunion tour back in 2007-2008. Sting was quoted in a recent interview with Reader’s Digest, saying, “At the time I labelled the tour an …

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You can care about the environment, without wanting carbon taxes

March 2021 So, the Conservative Party members rejected a party motion to “…recognize that climate change is real” and enshrine it as official Conservative party policy. I say good, because the issue of climate change has turned protecting the environment into a cult-like prognostication of a horrific doom, unless we make human sacrifices to the …

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Historic former Vespra Township Hall still serving the community

March 2021 The Midhurst Community Centre building on Doran Road, in the small southern Ontario village of Midhurst is a fairly simple, small, non-descript building. This historic building serves as a meeting and special events facility for the small community in Springwater Township of around 3, 000 people, as it has since it was formally …

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Ravenscliffe Castle – Hamilton’s other castle

March 2021 Hamilton, Ontario, is an old city that has many historic buildings still standing, even as the city has grown and changed. Dundurn Castle, the LCol John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armouries, the Scottish Rite, the former Canadian National Railways station and the former Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railways station. Ravenscliffe Castle is a …

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Secret World – Hamilton’s abandoned Memorial Garden

March 2021 The Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) is a celebrated 2,422 acre nature sanctuary straddling the border of Burlington and Hamilton, at the tip of Lake Ontario, in the Golden Horseshoe area of southern Ontario. Officially established in 1941, through the over decade-long efforts of Thomas B. McQueston, Chair of the City of Hamilton Board …

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Next on the banned list…..

March 2021 Now that six Dr. Seuss books, including If I Ran the Zoo and Scrambled Eggs Super!, have been banned for having racist and insensitive imagery, I guess this book from my own childhood will be banned too, if it hasn’t already. The Five Chinese Brothers is the heartwarming story of a little boy who …

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Historic Tollkeeper’s House is one of Toronto’s oldest homes

March 2021 At the corner of Davenport Road and Bathurst Street in Toronto, Ontario, sits a small, white clapboard cottage, with a modern addition on the west side. This historic three room cottage, 20 feet by 30 feet in size, is listed by the City of Toronto as being the twelfth oldest residence remaining in …

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Stop holding our kids hostage

This one is originally from June 2019, but got left in the vault. Re: More layoffs, program cuts expected as HDSB finalizing budget (Burlington Post, 6 June): Firstly, regarding the proposal to cut the 30-year old Bronte Creek Project, given this program used to attract upwards of 60 to 80 students a year and it …

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Anger at former CCP Investment Board CEO misdirected

March 2021 Some people are all too happy to heap scorn and condemnation on Mark Machin, former Chef Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), for traveling to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during this pandemic. I have no idea whether his reasoning of “deeply personal” reasons is a valid one or …

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