Each November, military medals get a crisp autumn airing in the hills and across the country. Behind each is a story. Here are four of them.
Soak up some fascinating local history and stroll the sidewalks of our towns and villages.
The 19th century saw tiny villages spring up all over these hills, bearing sturdy names like Lockton and Elder, unusual names like Biggles and Shrigley, and pretty names like Camilla and Silver Creek. They faded away, but left a legacy that helped create the hills we know today.
As a young woman, the lifelong resident of Caledon served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corps during World War II.
Among Canada’s troops at Vimy was a young poet named Christopher George Cook.
Charles Ernest Thomas, private, 3rd Field Company, Canadian Engineers