Nov 11, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Christine Ross fills in for Libby Znaimer.
It’s Remembrance Day and this year is extra special. It marks the 100th anniversary of the end of world war one. 94 year old Canadian veteran Richard Rohmer spoke at the ceremony at queens park. He has many titles: aviator, lawyer, author and historian. But the one he’s most proud of is his current title: Honorary Lieutenant General of the Canadian Armed Forces.
And – Don’t ask Canadian comedian Rick Mercer if he’s retiring. The answer is an emphatic NO. His new book, The Final Report, contains a collection of his famous rants he delivered from Toronto’s graffiti alleys during 15 season of his popular TV show.