Films about Canada and the First World War
A poetic documentary honouring Canadian sacrifice during the First and Second World War.
Dramatic readings of letters and diary entries written by Canadians who served during the First World War.
Describes the life and work of Canadian hero John McCrae.
Discover the story of Canadian airman Billy Bishop, one of the leading fighter pilots of the First World War.
Canadian women recall their experiences in the male-dominated world of factory work during the First World War.
Find footage of Canadian aircraft performing standard military procedures during the First World War.
A silent short film from 1918, which demonstrates the devastating effects of shelling.
Footage of artillery fire, troop movements and explosions on the battlefield at the Battle of Arras.
Watch this animated short about an attack on Canadian soldiers during the First World War.
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.
Over the top
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
Find updates about the construction of the new Visitor Education Centre at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.
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