First World War (1914-1918)
Services and information
Canada’s involvement in the First World War, including key facts and figures.
Museums and their exhibits on First World War themes.
Upcoming events that commemorate major milestones of Canada’s involvement in the First World War.
Major Canadian battles and campaigns of the First World War.
The roles Indigenous men and women played in the First World War.
Memorials and medals honouring Canadians who served in the First World War.
Nurses in the First World War, with excerpts from their letters and diaries.
Historical databases, files and records from the Second World War.
Learning resources for educators, including lesson plans and modules on the First World War.
Plan your visit to Canadian landmarks that served a special purpose during WWI.
Documentaries and archival footage about WWI.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
From Vimy to Juno
Explore the connections between Canada’s participation in the two world wars.
Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial (France)
The new Canadian National Vimy Memorial opens to the public on Monday, April 10, 2017.
Halifax Citadel national historic site of Canada
Plan a trip to the Halifax Citadel, a strategic hilltop location chosen to protect the city in times of war.
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