100 Years On…

Lorne Scots Peel Company reserve infantry regiment members ready themselves with a pre-parade inspection at the Brampton Armouries headquarters Sunday prior to Remembrance Day observances.

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Sgt. Major Mike Kase, below, speaks with regiment members.

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Toronto Police officer and Afghanistan war veteran William Vollmar waits in front of the Brampton Rose Theatre. His first Brampton Remembrance Day services, Vollmar served three years in Kandahar aiding their civilian police service.

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Brampton Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15 parade commander Henry Verschuren gets things in order before the parade to the cenotaph downtown.

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Special guest of honour Les Lewellyn, below. Mr. Lewellyn served in the merchant navy during the war and now resides in Brampton.

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Brampton Mayor-elect Patrick Brown and wife Genevieve Gualtieri.

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It was the end of The War To End All Wars: November 11, 1918.

100 years on and what have we done?

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At 85-years-old, Paschal Brogan still manages to kick up his heels every year as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade winds its way through the streets of downtown Toronto.

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And this year, newly named Ontario PC Party leader Doug Ford shook hands and received warm congratulations from the green groups at the side of Bloor and Yonge streets.

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Even CP24 and CP24Breakfast TV Personality Patricia Jaggernauth felt the Irish spirit as she reported from streetside as the parade passed.

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Toronto Star photographer Rick Madonik, below, fires off a few frames.

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