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March 29-April 9, North Vancouver, BC - REDPATCH by Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver

March 29-April 9, North Vancouver, BC - REDPATCH by Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver

A play commemorating commemorates the Battle of Vimy Ridge, specifically the role of First Nations soldiers in battle. March 29 - April 9 - Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver April 12 - April 16 - Studio 16, 1565 West 7th Ave, Vancouver TICKETS available at www.hardlineproductions.ca/redpatch Facebook event - https://www.facebook.com/events/189409591549473/
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April 1, London, ON - 100th Anniversary Battle of Vimy Ridge Commemorative Gala Dinner

April 1, London, ON - 100th Anniversary Battle of Vimy Ridge Commemorative Gala Dinner

The VIMY Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion in London will mark the landmark commemoration by holding a GALA Dinner on 1 April 2017, in the Grand Ball Room of the London Convention Centre. 800 to 1000 guests are expected. The event is organized in collaboration with the Vimy Foundation, The Royal Canadian Legion, The City of London, London Area...
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April 3, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 3, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The battle of Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for Canada, as the country demonstrated superior military skill and success on a world stage. In April 1917, the Canadian Corps, fighting for the first time as a Canadian entity, attacked the ridge which spanned seven kilometers and was heavily fortified. The French and British had previously attempted to take the...
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April 4, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 4, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The battle of Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for Canada, as the country demonstrated superior military skill and success on a world stage. In April 1917, the Canadian Corps, fighting for the first time as a Canadian entity, attacked the ridge which spanned seven kilometers and was heavily fortified. The French and British had previously attempted to take the...
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April 6, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 6, Westmount, QC - Regiments on the Ridge: 100 years after the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The battle of Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for Canada, as the country demonstrated superior military skill and success on a world stage. In April 1917, the Canadian Corps, fighting for the first time as a Canadian entity, attacked the ridge which spanned seven kilometers and was heavily fortified. The French and British had previously attempted to take the...
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April 8 & 9, Toronto, ON - VIMY 100 Toronto

April 8 & 9, Toronto, ON - VIMY 100 Toronto

The City of Toronto honours the 100th anniversary of those who fought at Vimy Ridge on April 8 and 9 2017 at Fort York National Historic Site. On April 8 the public will experience First World War re-enactor displays of infantry, artillery, cavalry, medicine, music and food. On April 9 a military remembrance parade and commemorative service at 2 p.m. by the...
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April 8, Montreal, QC - Black Watch Military Tattoo

April 8, Montreal, QC - Black Watch Military Tattoo

Evenko and the Royal Highlanders of Canada are proud to present the Black Watch Military Tattoo, Saturday, 8 April 2017 3 o’clock PM at the Bell Centre. The word ‘Tattoo’ comes from the early 17th century Dutch phrase, ‘doe den tap toe’ (‘turn off the tap’). Originally it was sounded by patrolling drummers and buglers to signal local taverns that...
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April 8, Edmonton, AB - Eve of Victory Gala Dinner and Silent Auction

April 8, Edmonton, AB - Eve of Victory Gala Dinner and Silent Auction

Eve of Victory Gala Dinner and Silent Auction Saturday, April 8, 2017 CFB Edmonton and the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) will be hosting an informative and enlightening commemorative event to honour the 100th Anniversary of the Battle for Vimy Ridge. This dinner will feature the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, CM AOE, LLD, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. Tickets:...
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April 9, Vimy-Ridge, QC - 100 years of Vimy-Ridge

April 9, Vimy-Ridge, QC - 100 years of Vimy-Ridge

The Thetford Area Archives, in collaboration with Veterans Affairs Canada, will celebrate Vimy's 100th anniversary with the unveiling of a memorial to the first campaigners of the four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Vimy.
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April 9, Yarmouth, NS - Vimy Parade

April 9, Yarmouth, NS - Vimy Parade

Hosted by the Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps 110, a parade will leave the Yarmouth Armouries at 10:00 AM, proceed down Parade St. to Main St. and to the Yarmouth Cenotaph for a service. Following the service, the parade will return to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 for a light lunch and meet and greet. The Gaels for Fundy Pipes...
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April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge - 100 Years

April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge - 100 Years

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 345 welcomes the community to join them as they commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Beginning at 10:30 am with a short Remembrance Service at their Cenotaph.  
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April 9, Lachute, QC - 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

April 9, Lachute, QC - 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The event will take place on April 9 from 11 am to noon at the cenotaph of the municipal park of the City of Lachute. The ceremony will take place in two stages. First, a local historian, Robert Simard, will tell the story of the battle of Vimy Ridge, as well as the soldiers from the county of Argenteuil, in which...
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April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge Memorial: 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge Battle

April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge Memorial: 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge Battle

French citizens in Toronto, along with their Canadian friends want to express their gratitude to the Canadian soldiers who fought overseas for freedom in Europe. We would especially like to thank all soldiers who served in France. In remembrance, we shall place a wreath at the monument to all wars, at the cenotaph of the Old City hall. We hope...
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April 9 - Napanee, ON - Royal Canadian Legion Commemorative Parade

April 9 - Napanee, ON - Royal Canadian Legion Commemorative Parade

The Napanee Royal Canadian Legion Lt. Col Harry Babcock, Branch 137 is hosting a Commemorative parade on April 9th 2017. The parade will form up at the Legion on 26 Mill St. E at approximately 12:30 PM and at 12:45 PM will march to the Town of Greater Napanee Cenotaph on Thomas St. E. There will be a short ceremony to...
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April 9, Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Remembers Vimy

April 9, Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Remembers Vimy

In a coordinated event for all Manitoba Army Cadets, a parade will march from Vimy Ridge Park to the Provincial Legislature, via the Cenotaph on Memorial Boulevard. The ACLC(MB) is also coordinating with local veterans groups, the 38 Canadian Brigade Group, and 17 Wing Winnipeg.
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April 9, Halifax, NS - VIMY 100

April 9, Halifax, NS - VIMY 100

The 36 Canadian Brigade Group (Nova Scotia) Band and Nova Scotia Highlanders Pipes and Drums present VIMY 100, a concert honouring the centennial anniversary of Canada's victory at Vimy Ridge. Sunday April 9th 2017 at 2pm Free admission
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April 9, Ottawa, ON - The Unknown Soldier

April 9, Ottawa, ON - The Unknown Soldier

April 9th, 2017 @ 7pm Canadian War Museum Lebreton Gallery The Unknown Soldier Composed and directed by Canadian Andrew Ager. Featuring: Soloist Gary Dahl; Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld - CBC Ottawa News Host; Margaret MacMillan CC - Canadian Historian. Come early to enjoy music by OrKidstra youth in the lobby of the Museum. A reception with light refreshments will follow the performance at...
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April 10, Reigate & Banstead, UK - Vimy Ridge 100

April 10, Reigate & Banstead, UK - Vimy Ridge 100

The Mayor of Reigate & Banstead, Councillor David Powell, and the Council's World War I Project Group would like to invite you to a Commemorative Flag Raising Ceremony to commemorate the centenary of The Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917.
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April 12-16, Vancouver, BC - REDPATCH by Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver

April 12-16, Vancouver, BC - REDPATCH by Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver

A play commemorating commemorates the Battle of Vimy Ridge, specifically the role of First Nations soldiers in battle. March 29 - April 9 - Presentation House Theatre, 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver April 12 - April 16 - Studio 16, 1565 West 7th Ave, Vancouver TICKETS available at  www.hardlineproductions.ca/redpatch Facebook event - https://www.facebook.com/events/155698551611995/
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April 20-22, Calgary, AB - Vimy 2017: From Both Sides of the Ridge

April 20-22, Calgary, AB - Vimy 2017: From Both Sides of the Ridge

CMSS and the Zentrum Für Militärgeschichte Und Sozialwissenschaften Der Bundeswehr, Germany, are cosponsoring a major conference on Vimy Ridge for April 20-22, 2017, to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, located at the University of Calgary. It has often been claimed that the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917 was not only Canada’s greatest feat...
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