Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France
On the occasion of the Centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the Juno Beach Centre presents a new temporary exhibition in its Main Hall “Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France.”
The Yukon Territory During Wartime
Throughout both World Wars, the Yukon Territory set an illustrious example of wartime contribution for the rest of the country.
From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France
Vimy and Juno. Two names, two world wars, two great victories for Canadians. One hundred years ago, in 1917, Canadians captured Vimy Ridge in the Pas de Calais region. 27 years later, in 1944, Canadians landed on Juno Beach in Normandy, and took part in t
Okanagan Military Museum
When the British Empire went to war in August 1914, the small Okanagan valley town of Kelowna was called to action. Men rushed to join the Army. By September, city council learned that 177 local men had enlisted out of a total population of 2,200. These m