I thank you all for some excellent well argued opinions.
RE Mike's recent post re the CBC story
point 1- there were however many people who did "fear" (were concerned/upset/etc etc) that the medals would leave Canada- rightly or wrongly (as well expressed in numerous posts above) so I take no exception to that particular phrase.
All other points-agree
Although we have different viewpoints re the Paul Gross' film, I too wonder about the comment that his story was shown in the film- huh>!?!?!?
and lots of stuff at the CWM remains in storage, unseen and very possibly will never be displayed...in many cases not the best way to promote and make known our honourable military history and heritage
In looking up British VC's, it would appear that a high percentage of them rest in their respective regimental museums.