Private George McLean's granddaughters

Scottish-First Nations soldier honoured for role at Vimy Ridge

Merritt, British Columbia — On April 9, 2017, as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge was being commemorated across the ocean in France, another ceremony was taking place in British Columbia to honour a brave Scottish-First Nations soldier who served with distinction during that very battle.

The 2016 Bold Eagle enrollment ceremony

An evolution of community service: How the Bold Eagle program became a success

Wainwright, Alberta — Every summer, approximately 100 young people from across western Canada undergo six weeks of rigorous training as they complete their Basic Military Qualification through Bold Eagle, the Canadian Army’s (CA’s) development program dedicated to Indigenous youth.

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