If you drove by the Legion in Coldwater on April 9, you may have wondered why the flags at the Cenotaph and in front of the building were lowered to half-mast. Hopefully, many of you would have known already that April 9 marks the anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, which branches of the Royal Canadian Legion across the country commemorate by lowering their flags. Members of the Coldwater branch also laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in memory of those who took part in the 1917 battle. Earlier that day, a delegation from the branch had travelled to Canadian Forces Base Borden to take part in a ceremony commemorating the battle. The annual event, which began seven years ago, includes an e

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