Showing 17336 results

People and organizations

14th Postwar Congress of Socialist International

  • Corporate body

The Socialist International is the association of Democratic Socialist and Labour Parties throughout the world. The association was re-established in 1951 at a Congress in Frankfurt. The object of the group is to strenghen ties between members and promote the ideal of social justice. In November 1984 the association met in Vancouver for its fourteenth congress. Many of the participants were illuminaries in their countries, such as Francois Mitterrand, Olof Palme, Willi Brandt and Bettino Craxi.

72nd. Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

  • Corporate body

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada was organised as Vancouver's first Scottish Militia regiment in 1910 by H.O. Bell-Irving, R.G.E. Leckie and other prominent local men of Scottish descent. The Seaforth Highlanders went overseas in 1914 as part of the 7th. British Columbia Regiment as the 72nd. Battalion C.E.F. In 1920, the title of Regiment was changed to "The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada", which has remained the official designation of the regiment to the present time.

Results 1 to 50 of 17336