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The Monument

Design Competition

Find out more about the process that led to the creation of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

Design Competition
Walter Allward

The visionary behind the monument.

Walter Allward
Plaster Models

From paper to stone...

Plaster Models
Construction

12 years of work and dedication.

Construction
1936 Dedication

Canada’s greatest war monument is ready!

1936 Dedication
A Pilgrim's Scrapbook

When Paul Wilson was 19, he was given the opportunity to travel to France for the dedication of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on July 26th, 1936.

A Pilgrim's Scrapbook
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