Local Sea Cadet remembers Vimy Ridge
A vessel of sorrow, a crucible of courage, a hallmark of ingenuity, collaboration and resolve undertaken by men at arms in the cause of peace. That's how Governor General David Johnston described the Battle of Vimy Ridge while speaking at ceremonies marking the 95th anniversary of this major World War One battle. Trevor Kavalchuk has a new appreciation for the soldiers who fought and died in those French trenches. The 17-year old Sea Cadet from Thunder Bay was one of 4000 young Canadians taking part in the event at Vimy. Here's his coversation with Voyage North's Cathy Alex.