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Government of Canada pays tribute to those who served in the First World War

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

The Battle of Vimy Ridge proved to be a great triumph, but it came at a heavy cost. It was 100 years ago that the 100,000 Canadians who served there suffered more than 10,600 casualties, nearly 3,600 of which were fatal. In April of this year, Canadians and allies alike, took time to remember this never forgotten story of perseverance, heroism and strength. The Government of Canada remembers and honours the legacy of generations of Canadians who have served our country.


Government of Canada launches Veterans’ Week at Senate ceremony

| Veterans Affairs Canada | news releases

Canada’s Veterans, those who gave their lives in service, and those who continue to serve our country today, deserve our greatest recognition and appreciation. This Veterans’ Week, we also reflect specifically on the courage and bravery shown by those who fought in the Battle of Passchendaele a century ago, and the contributions of generations of Canadians in uniform.


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