Educational resources about Canada and the First World War

Teach your students about the major themes, battles and outcomes of the First World War (WW1) with the help of our educational resources. Find historical sheets, learning modules, educational videos, publications, activity booklets and quick facts.

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Historical sheets

Informative summaries of major battles, Canadian regiments, and the end of the war.

Publications

Publications about First World War battles and campaigns in PDF format.

Learning modules

Lesson plans and activities to teach your students about major battles and the importance of remembrance.

Quick facts

Ten key facts about the First World War, covering themes, battles, statistics and more.

Educational videos

Short films that explore the historical significance of the First World War through the eyes of students.

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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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