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The Edge of Peace Commemorative Exhibit

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Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is presenting a unique commemorative experience at Confederation Park in Ottawa from November 4 to 11.


Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund

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Grants and contributions from the Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund allow private, public or academic organizations to conduct research and implement initiatives and projects that support the well-being of Veterans and their families.


The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) 

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The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) is an innovative organization that engages existing academic research resources and facilitates the development of new research, research capacity and effective knowledge translation.


Dieppe 75

| Veterans Affairs Canada | backgrounders

To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, Veterans Affairs Canada invites the media to share the stories of service and sacrifice from the Dieppe Raid.


75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid - Montréal Event

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The Dieppe Raid began before dawn on August 19, 1942. The operation was intended to test German defences, practise Allied assault techniques, force the enemy to divert military resources from the Eastern Front and acquire valuable intelligence. Supported by British and American commandos, almost 5,000 Canadian soldiers took part in the attack on the occupied French port of Dieppe. Sadly, it would prove to be the bloodiest single day of the entire Second World War for Canada and more than 3,350 of our soldiers were killed, wounded or taken prisoner.


Invictus Games Toronto 2017

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The Invictus Games were created by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry) after a visit to the US Warrior Games in 2013, and from personal experiences he had during the Afghanistan War.


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