Nova Scotia Strong

| April 25, 2020

Herbie MacLeod 3 RCMP Pipes and Drums Ottawa, 2012 The Drums Do Beat Sitting here I think of my old Nova Scotia home. Watching the news, hearing their names and of their lives…not known to me, but now known to Canada. With a deep sigh I close my eyes and breatheā€¦voices I once knew, their […]

Ahead of the Battalion

| April 7, 2017

Two Pipers of Canada’s 25th Battalion The 25th Canadian Infantry Battalion, from Nova Scotia, was part of the 5th Infantry Brigade of the Second Canadian Division. The unit, although not considered a highland battalion, had a pipe band of 12 pipers and 10 drummers. The unit’s March Past was “MacKenzie Highlanders” and their mascot, a […]