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. Next on the banned list….. — March 3, 2021
  2. Historic Tollkeeper’s House is one of Toronto’s oldest homes — March 3, 2021
  3. Stop holding our kids hostage — March 2, 2021
  4. Anger at former CCP Investment Board CEO misdirected — March 1, 2021
  5. Be careful what you wish for — February 17, 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. 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

The oldest building in Dundas faces an uncertain future

January 2021 There is a small, unassuming stone building on Hatt Street, next to Dundas Town Hall. While it certainly looks old, what’s not obvious is that it’s the oldest building in this small southern Ontario town. Built in 1804 by Richard Hatt, the historic building was originally as a storage and office building next …

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Abandoned Great Western Railway bridge was the site of a terrible train collision

January 2021 All across Canada and the United States, the remnants of abandoned rail lines can be found, including the bridges, tunnels and railway stations along the railway route. In Dundas, Ontario, the abandoned Great Western Railway bridge that crosses over Sydenham Creek, at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, was the scene of a …

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Newest lockdown is a complete joke

January 2021 Last Saturday, I ventured out of my house, despite the latest “Stay Home” order from the provincial government, on an essential trip to take some necessary supplies to my elderly parents, both of whom don’t venture too far from home, even on non-lockdown days. I wasn’t the only one. I saw many cars …

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Historic stone arch railway bridge is older than Canada

January 2021 When North America was still being settled, railways helped transport people and goods across Canada and the United States. In fact, it was the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway line across Canada in 1885, that helped open up the west to settlement, and brought British Columbia into Confederation. Over the past 200 …

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President Joe Biden will be making a big mistake by cancelling the Keystone XL pipeline

January 2021 We’re all told to follow the science when it comes to many things, including the current crisis with the Communist Chinese Party Virus. The current science indicates that pipelines are the safest and most environmentally responsible method of transporting fossil fuels. I want to make it very, very clear that everyone wants a …

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Legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson remembered at Canoe Lake

January 2021 Tom Thomson was a Canadian artist, considered one of the most important and influential Canadian artists, known for the landscape paintings depicting the beauty of Ontario that he painted during his short life. An avid outdoorsman, Thomson produced around 400 oil sketches on small wood panels and around an additional 50 on canvas, …

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Grimsby’s historic Grout Nelles house gets a new lease on life

January 2021 In towns and cities across Canada, historic buildings are demolished all the time in the name of progress. Developers will pay big money for the land these buildings stand on, sometimes with little care for the significance of these buildings. In too many cases, the developers will allow the building to deteriorate to …

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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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