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Remember Vimy

The Battle of Vimy Ridge began on Easter Monday, 9 April 1917. Regiments from coast to coast saw action together in a distinctly Canadian triumph, helping create a new and stronger sense of Canadian identity in our country.

The Vimy Memorial

Located at the site of Canada’s victory, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial honours all Canadians who served during the First World War.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

Learn about the history of this battle and how Canada ‘came of age’ on those harsh days in April of 1917.

People and stories - 'Curley' Christian

After suffering injuries in the Battle of Vimy Ridge that left him a quadruple amputee, “Curley” Christian helped establish a program for disabled veterans which is still offered today.


Classroom materials to help students learn more about the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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