Archival records and resources from the First World War

Archival resources from Canada’s participation in the First World War. Records include photos, honours, service files and death records.


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Halifax Citadel national historic site of Canada

Aerial view of the Halifax Citadel

Plan a trip to the Halifax Citadel, a strategic hilltop location chosen to protect the city in times of war.

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Drawing of First World War Soldiers in the trenches

Set out on an interactive adventure that allows you to experience life in the trenches during the First World War.

Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Conceptual image of the visitor education

Find updates about the construction of the new Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

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