Join us for an hour-long interview with two of our very own Vintage Signal Team members! In this video, Terri McGillivray and Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Lloyd are interviewed by WW2TV on the importance of cyphers of signals in WWII. There is talk about wireless, telephone, motorcycle and even pigeon communications during the war and how the right message at the right time can make or break a battle.

Dieppe and Pigeons Come Together at the LEX

by Ken Lloyd


“Beachcomber remains the only Canadian pigeon and one of only three Canadian Service animals to be awarded the Dickin Medal” (Veterans Affairs). Radio silence was imposed on the Dieppe Raid and the first message to get back to Britain was carried by a pigeon known as “Beachcomber”. Continue reading “Dieppe and Pigeons Come Together at the LEX”

On May 12, 2020, the CNE announced cancellation of the annual late summer Fair due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. A responsible and understandable action. A significant cancellation for those from the Toronto area. The CNE was an ‘end of summer fun ritual’ before the grind of return to school, return to work, shorter days and longer cooler, colder nights that follow Labour Day. It will be missed by many. Continue reading “Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)… Past… Present… Future?”