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100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge


Remembrance Moments: The Battle of Vimy Ridge 100th Anniversary.

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To mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 2017, commemorative events were held at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France and the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

The official Canadian delegations in France and Ottawa included Veterans, stakeholders, special guests, caregivers and youth.

A new Visitor Education Centre was officially opened at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

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Events in France

Important information for those traveling to France for commemorative events in April 2017.

Events in Canada

Important information about commemorative events in Canada in April 2017.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Vimy 100 ceremonies in France or Canada.

Youth and Educators

Historical and educational resources on the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Battle of Vimy Ridge Videos

Watch videos featuring Canada's contribution at Vimy Ridge

Fast facts

Uncover interesting facts about the memorial and its journey from concept to reality.

Photo galleries

View historical and modern photos of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

Vimy 100 graphics

A collection of web-sized images and wordmarks for public use.

Experience Vimy

Discover the memorial through an interactive multimedia tour.

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