HAPPY LABOUR DAY, 2019!

The holiday Canada gave the world Labour Day marks not just the triumph of worker’s spirit but an expression of human dignity and creative excellence. The first Canadian parade for workers’ rights was held in Toronto on April 15, 1872. One of the prime reasons for organizing the demonstration was to …

Quanto, a true K-9 Paladin

The relationship between a man and his dog is unlike any other. It’s a bond so strong and so special that little compares. This is the kind of bond Constable Matthew Williamson (Matt) had with his partner, Police Service Dog Quanto Vom Hercules. Quanto, a five year old German Shepherd …

D-Day 75th, Lest we forget

On the beaches in Normandy, France, you can see children and dogs playing in the ocean and families soaking up the sun. Juno Beach is an eight-kilometre strip of summer resorts and villages scattered over flat land behind low beaches and a sea wall. This area is a popular place …

75th Anniversary of D-DAY

Join us June 4th for a special tribute to all of the brave Paladins determined to end four years of brutal German occupation. They offered their lives for our freedom.Sign up below to receive this important issue of The Paladin Project.

Duke Narrowly Escapes

Gino Wensel, 40, was exercising his faithful companion, a German shepherd called Duke, when suddenly he became aware of a man coming towards him with a knife in his hand. Duke did not hesitate, but bared his fangs, growling, challenging the thug, who turned on him plunging a steak knife …

A Reluctant Soldier, Unhesitating Hero

Tony Harris was a rudderless young man adrift in the gulf that is young adulthood. His mother will tell you he was going nowhere, fast in Pennfield Ridge, N.B. A Roman philosopher, Seneca the younger, once said, “If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind …

K-9 Heroes

The family dog is more family than you think When Angel, a golden retriever, attacked a wild cougar who’d been stalking her young master in British Columbia, she wasn’t just acting on primal animal instinct – in her mind, she likely thought she was protecting a sibling, experts say. “The …

Tiny Teen Paladin Lifts Burning Pickup Truck to Save Dad’s Life

When 19-year-old Charlotte Heffelmire, a mere 5’6, 120 pounds, walked out of her home, she noticed smoke and fire coming out of the garage. Running barefoot to the door of the garage she found her father, Eric, struggling under the crushing weight of his pickup truck. Eric had been working on the …

Tiny Paladin vs Arctic Predator

It was February 2006 in Ivujivik, meaning “Place where ice accumulates because of strong currents”, or “Sea-ice crash Area”. Nestled in a small, sandy cove, the village of 300 people on the shore of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec is surrounded by imposing cliffs that plunge into the tormented waters …

No Man Left Behind

During the Borneo confrontation in 1965, Captain Rambahadur Limbu made three trips into enemy territory. On the first trip, facing heavy gunfire, two of Limbu’s men were shot—one killed and another severely wounded. Before the enemy could advance, Limbu pushed them back with grenades. He then crawled 100 yards across …