War challenged curious farmer, pilot

Military life suited Malcolm McLean’s restless curiosity and need for challenge. He was farming outside of Dewberry, Alta., in the fall of 1939 when Canada entered the Second World War. Of the first local boys to sign up, he joined the 16/22 Saskatchewan Horse Infantry and took his basic training at Dundurn, Sask. By December […] Read more

Carved memorial honours veterans

ESTEVAN, Sask. — What started out as a small request from one oil patch worker to another has turned into a $60,000 memorial project that has captured the imaginations of veterans and the public alike. Estevan oilfield worker Lester Hinzman grew up hearing Second World War stories from his father, who landed in Normandy on […] Read more