Front page National Post for Nov. 10, 2020 on fixing Morley Ornstein’s gravestone in Germany.

Morley Ornstein’s name is one of the 52 engraved on the Harbord Collegiate Second World War Memorial sculpture, honouring the boys from the downtown Toronto high school who were killed serving in the Second World War.

With close to 85 per cent of Harbord’s student body in those years belonging to the Jewish faith, it is not surprising that many of the names — including Ornstein’s — on the stainless steel memorial sculpture at the corner of Harbord Street and Euclid Avenue are Jewish.

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How a Canadian lacrosse player made headlines in WWII

My article on Harry Campbell, from Montreal, was printed Nov. 7, 2020 in the Vancouver Sun newspaper ahead of Remembrance Day. My thanks go out to the Campbell family in Kaslo, Calgary, and Montreal, plus the B.C. Regiment, and to author and historian David O’Keefe, the author of “Seven Days in Hell” about the Black Watch at Verrieres Ridge in 1944. Read the story here:

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Ellin brings ‘Double Threat’ to Prince Edward County’s 99.3 FM The County radio programme “The County Writes…The County Reads” with host Lynn Pickering.

One of the most knowledgable interviewers I have had the pleasure of meeting: Lynn Pickering, host of her 99.3 The County radio programme. Interview was done Monday Feb. 17, 2020 in the green room of the station, and aired on the weekend Sunday Feb. 23, 2020 following my talk in Picton, Ontario as part of Flashback February 2020.

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