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New commemorative park opens at Vimy Ridge

The Vimy Foundation Centennial Park provides a home for 100 repatriated ‘Vimy Oaks’ and is intended to be a space for reflection on the decisive battle

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Ex Coelis mountain Alberta

Mapping

Our home and grateful land

An interactive mapping project compiles the nation’s geographic memorials to Canada’s role in global conflicts

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History

“That never happened:” Film reveals the hidden history of Canada’s First World War internment operations

Between 1914 and 1920, some 5,000 ethnic Ukrainians were imprisoned in Canadian internment camps. A new documentary tells their stories. 

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teachers caring for students sick with the Spanish Flu

History

The outbreak and its aftermath

The little-known story of the 1918 Spanish Flu and how we're preparing for the next great pandemic

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teachers tend to children sick with Spanish Flu at Collège La Salle in Thetford Mines, Que.;

History

Canadian Geographic looks back at the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918

New multimedia project will examine the social and political impact of the flu on Canada, and how experts are preparing for the next pandemic 

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July/August 2014

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Canadian National Vimy Memorial monument with sheep grazing

History

Let the quiet have its say

There are many ways to honour those who served and died in global conflicts, such as going to memorials — but perhaps it’s best to spend time there alone

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First World War

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First World War flying ace Joe Fall stands beside his biplane,

History

Never-before-published photos of First World War pilots

Photos of flying ace Joe Fall offer a rare glimpse at life during the Great War

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Wings of Courage biplanes

History

New project features replica First World War biplanes

Wings of Courage, the second installment of the A Nations Soars trilogy, has launched

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Oven roasted turkey, part of the typical modern-day meal at Thanksgiving

History

Canadian thanksgiving in November

How giving thanks was once linked to Armistice Day

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