The role of Canada’s military in the First World War
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How the First World War began and how Canada joined in.
How Canada recruited, trained and mobilized its soldiers at the start of the war.
The role Canada’s aviators played in the First World War.
The role Canadian seamen played in the First World War.
Ten dates and statistics about Canada’s role in the First World War.
How the Newfoundland Regiment entered the war on the eastern front.
The birth of the RCAF and the role Canadian aviators played in the First World War.
How Canada created its own military identity during the First World War.
Overview of Canadian units in the war effort outside of the Western Front.
Canadian events on each of the last 100 days of the First World War in 1918.
The impact the war had on building Canada’s reputation on the world’s stage.
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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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