Hits and Misses for Nov. 6

Remembrance Day is legally considered a holiday in Canada, but we're left to remember the sacrifices of our soldiers at school and work. Every year, plenty of debates begin with the argument that Remembrance Day should be a statutory holiday... this Globe editorial provides  food for thought.


U.S. President Obama awaits news of the Navy Seal operation that killed reviled terrorist Osama Bin Laden. The Seal team member who pulled the trigger has now revealed himself.

U.S. President Obama awaits news of the Navy Seal operation that killed reviled terrorist Osama Bin Laden. The Seal team member who pulled the trigger has now revealed himself.

The identity of the Seal team member who killed Osama Bin Laden was supposed to have been a closely-guarded secret. But after losing some of his benefits from the military, the man who shot and killed the mastermind behind 9/11 has decided to go public. Read more here.


Iraqi children pose for a photo in 2005.

Iraqi children pose for a photo in 2005.

Before news hit the Western media, ISIS had already abducted more than 100 children from their homes in Kobane. After an intense and brutal indoctrination regime, upon their release, many of the children are sympathetic to the ISIS cause. Read more here.


TPL Dinner raises $1.8 million

General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier speaks at the TPL Dinner in 2012. The "Big Cod" returned in 2014.

General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier speaks at the TPL Dinner in 2012. The "Big Cod" returned in 2014.

The True Patriot Love Dinner, held in Toronto on November 5 raised $1.8 million for various military charities. The $1,000-a-plate event brings out big names and big wallets in support of a good cause.