Across Canada, we remember and give thanks for everyone who served, and is serving. I have been to Vimy, and it is most special and emotional to walk those grounds.
100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with commemorative ceremonies on April 9, 2017, at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France, the National War Memorial in Ottawa, and in major cities across the country.
The Government of Canada will take a delegation over to France and commemorative events are being prepared for France during the week of April 5 - 12, 2017. Events are tentatively planned to include the opening of the Visitor Education Centre and the signature event at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on April 9, 2017.