Military history, honours and remembrance

Canada’s military history, past wars and operations. Search Canadian medals and badges. Plan a visit to a memorial or museum in your area. View artwork and films which have captured important moments in Canada’s military history. Honour the achievements and sacrifices of those who served.



Military history

Search significant dates in Canada`s military history; explore historical records that document our military operations.

Wars and operations

Learn about the wars, missions and operations that have shaped Canada and its armed forces.

Honours, medals and awards

Information about Canadian military honours, orders, decorations and medals. Apply for a medal or order a replacement.


Find information about commemorative events, memorials, and programs which honour Canadian soldiers and their sacrifice.

Ranks, badges, flags and insignia

Military ranks, badges, colours, flags and banners of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Memorials, monuments and cemeteries

Learn about the memorials and monuments built to remember the men and women who have served Canada.

Educational resources

Find lesson plans, fact sheets, teachers’ guides and learning activities, all on the subject of Canada’s military history.

Military museums, art and films

Explore Canada’s military history through museums, artwork and films. Plan a visit to a museum or gallery near you.

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Hometown Heroes

Get to know the remarkable stories of individuals from all walks of life who made unique contributions to the war effort.

Fields of Sacrifice

Watch this poetic documentary which honours Canadian sacrifice during the First and Second World War

William Redver Stark

Read and view life on the Lines with the 1st Battalion of Canadian Railway Troops.

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