Timelines of Canada’s military history

Timelines of important dates in Canadian military history. Search specific wars or find dates, milestones and documents.


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Significant Dates in Military History

Search the database of Canadian historical military events by date and keyword.

Remembrance timeline

Search the illustrated database of Canadian military history by conflict or anniversary date.

Chronology of Canadian Military History

Illustrated chronology of Canadian military history from 1000 to 1946.

Interactive military history map of Canada

Filter this map by date, place and organization.

Women and war

Timeline of Canadian women and their role in wars and Canada’s military.

History of treaty-making

Timeline of treaties between European and Aboriginal peoples in Canada from 1534 to the present.


List of events and dates of Canada’s mission to Afghanistan from 2001 to 2014.

Second World War

Canadian timeline of the Battle of Britain from 1937 to 1940.

Battle of Britain

Canadian timeline of the Battle of Britain from 1937 to 1940.

End of the First World War

Canadian events on each of the last 100 days of the First World War in 1918.

War of 1812 timeline

Events of the War of 1812, listed by date.

War of 1812 map

Interactive map of the War of 1812, with a timeline of events.

Aboriginals in the War of 1812

First Nations and Métis involved in the War of 1812, listed by date of battle.

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