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Revera Remembers

Freedoms achieved through sacrifice and service have helped shape this nation.
 
Let’s pause to remember those who have served our country and fought for our freedoms.
 
We’re honoured that many of these valiant men and women call our long term care and retirement residences home. To them, and all Veterans, we say thank you.


Revera Remembers: Poppy Fields Bloom Across Canada as Company Hosts Second-Annual Fundraising Initiative for The Royal Canadian Legion

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Revera is proud to partner with Reel Youth, a charitable project that encourages youth to make films about important social issues. The following videos feature veterans from Revera retirement communities across Canada, filmed as part of The Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project
 

Margaret LeBas Howe served as a Captain in the Canadian Army in the Second World War.
Ray O’Shaugnessey shares why he decided to enlist.
Harold Hague served at sea with the navy during World War II.
Bill Morin discusses his experience in the military.
Olivia Young served as a Physiotherapist during the Second World War.
Andy Black
Andy Black is a hard working Navy veteran with great perspective on life.
Barbara McGregor
Barbara began her training as a Registered Nurse at the age of 17, during the war.
Bob Peterson
Bob served as a rear gunner in a Lancaster Bomber in England with Squadron # 100.
Cliff Black
Cliff was a pilot in the air force for 28 years.
Dene Mainguy
Dene tells the story of joining the navy on a whim to be a nurse, and recounts that she thoroughly enjoyed it.
Joe Lang
An Air Force veteran, Joe worked on Lancaster Bombers as an engine mechanic in Liverpool
John E. LaGrow
John is 90 years old and has lived in nine provinces across Canada and spent four years in Germany.
Joyce johnson
After graduating from school, Joyce knew exactly what she wanted to do – join the air force.
Kenneth Lonsdale
Kenneth is a Veteran, a Hydro worker, and a Centenarian
Norman Ethridge
Norman is a Lancaster bomber restorer, and a veteran of the Royal Navy
Paul Puckey
An Air Force veteran, Paul was stationed in Vancouver as a purchasing agent
Peter Jones
Peter had an illustrious career in the Navy, RCMP and for the Government of Alberta.
Walter Jamieson
Walter Jamieson, 89, and his wife Irene have been married for almost 70 years.
William Blackman
Bill Blackman is a former WWII pilot in the Canadian military.
 
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