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. The politics of racism — January 23, 2021
  2. Trudeau is responsible for the disaster that is former Governor General Julie Payette — January 22, 2021
  3. Historic Dundas Town Hall is one of the longest serving municipal buildings in Canada — January 20, 2021
  4. The oldest building in Dundas faces an uncertain future — January 19, 2021
  5. Abandoned Great Western Railway bridge was the site of a terrible train collision — January 19, 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 — 34 comments
  3. Watching the Skies – The RCAF Ground Observer Corps — 32 comments
  4. Claresholm Industrial Airport has rich military past — 21 comments
  5. Camp Borden – The birthplace of the RCAF and the historic home of the Canadian Armoured Corps — 21 comments

Author's posts listings

Barrie’s historic Lount Castle lives on as a luxury apartment building

January 2021 The City of Barrie, 50 miles north of Toronto, has many historic buildings, but one of the more stunning is known as Lount’s Castle. Built in 1877 as a summer home for William Lount, Jr., a Toronto lawyer, judge and politician, and the son of United Empire Loyalist William Lount, Sr., who served …

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Ontario held hostage

January 2021 Now that Premier Doug Ford has declared a second provincial emergency lock-down, I thought everyone might like to know that according to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control web site (https://www.cdc.gov.tw/en), as of 12 January, Taiwan has had 838 confirmed cases, and a grand total of SEVEN deaths, from the CCP Virus, out …

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What’s that saying about those who live in glass houses?

January 2021 The political establishment needs to take a good look in the mirror. As the experiment that was the Trump presidency comes to an end, the political establishment would be well-served if they subjected themselves to an honest assessment of why Trump was elected in the first place, why there is so much distrust …

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Let’s stop pretending we’re all in this together

January 2021 Despite the constant pleas from our elected officials and health unit leaders that we refrain from non-essential traveling, especially out of the country, and remain in our homes as much as possible, many prominent political and health officials have been outed as having ignored such recommendations. The latest to be outed is Halton …

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A sad end for the historic Preston Springs Hotel

January 2021 On the last day of 2020, demolition began on the historic Preston Springs Hotel, an iconic landmark, in Cambridge, Ontario. The abandoned hotel stood at the corner of Fountain Street and King Street, in what was formerly the Village of Preston, for 137 years. It’s now just a memory. Empty since 1990, when …

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Chinese Communist Party Virus will cause many of us all re-evaluate our lives

January 2021 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus has definitely changed our world and will no doubt cause many of us to re-evaluate the way we live our lives. Most things will eventually go back to normal, but some may never. How many of us who weren’t already die-hard “cruisers” would want to go on …

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There’s blame to go around as Washington burns

January 2021 First, it was the Red Coats who burned Washington. Now two hundred years later, it’s the Red Hats. Firstly, I condemn the violence and anarchy that took place on Capital Hill on 6 January. That should not have happened! People have a right to express their displeasure with the results of the election, …

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Many reminders of Washago’s railway history remain

December 2020 The small, white clapboard Canadian National Railway station in Hamlet of Washago, Ontario, is just one of the remnants of the long-defunct Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR), a historic railway dating back the the end of the 19th Century. The station building was built in 1906, along Centennial Park Drive, but was moved from …

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You have three seconds to determine if this is a real gun. Time’s up

December 2020 Regarding the seven young Black men arrested at gunpoint by Ottawa Police while attempting to film a video, let’s point the blame where it belongs. Ottawa Police reportedly were responding to a “person with a gun” call. I personally don’t care that Chris Simba claims the guns were in the cars by the time police …

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One law for me; another law for the rest of you chumps

December 2020 So, Ontario Finance Minister Rod Phillips has now officially joined the long list of political hypocrites. I’m a member of the PC Party of Ontario, so I don’t say this easily, but Minister Phillips should submit his immediate resignation as a minister. This is yet another example of why Ontarians are getting frustrated …

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