Community Events

1 March - 31 December 2017 - Juno Beach Centre - Vimy 1917: A Canadian Battlefield in France

1 March - 31 December 2017 - Juno Beach Centre - 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.” Produced in partnership with the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa and co-authored by noted Historian, Dr. Tim Cook, this exhibition portrays the major role Canadians played in France...
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1 March 2017 - 31 December 2018 - Juno Beach Centre - Temporary Exhibitions "From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France"

1 March 2017 - 31 December 2018 - Juno Beach Centre - Temporary Exhibitions "From Vimy to Juno: Remembering Canadians in France"

Until 31 December 2018 Temporary Exhibition hall Included in the museum entrance fee. Visit the temporary exhibition alone: 3€ 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,...
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April 2017 - January 2018 - Vimy 100 At The Canadian War Museum

The Canadian War Museum is marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with a diverse range of exhibitions and programs, running from April 2017 through to January 2018. Find details on a number of special exhibitions currently on display by visiting their website here: http://www.warmuseum.ca/vimy-100/  
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8 April - 12 November 2017 - Vimy 1917 The Underground War of Canadians

8 April - 12 November 2017 - Vimy 1917 The Underground War of Canadians

This exhibition sheds light on a little-known aspect of the Great War: the underground war fought by Canadian soldiers, hidden in the bowels of the earth to shield themselves from the deadly force of the artillery. It includes the opportunity to view ground-breaking 3D-printed replicas of chalk carvings made by Canadians in the tunnels below the battlefield. For more details, click here.
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May-October 2017 - Vimy Flight's Cross-Canada Tour & Flight Path of Heroes

May-October 2017 - Vimy Flight's Cross-Canada Tour & Flight Path of Heroes

VIMY FLIGHT   is a team of dedicated volunteer pilots and ground support that had the honour of performing a commemorative bi-plane fly-past over the Vimy Ridge Memorial in Vimy France this April 9, 2017. We are now poised to bring Vimy home for all Canadians with our Birth of A Nation Tour. From Vimy France to the birthplace of Canadian confederation,...
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20 July - 25 August 2017, Shilo, Manitoba, The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum - From Vimy to Juno

20 July - 25 August 2017, Shilo, Manitoba, The Royal Canadian Artillery Museum - From Vimy to Juno

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 the liberation of France. Find out more: http://www.westmanjournal.com/news/local-news/from-vimy-to-juno-showing-at-rca-museum-1.21261792 http://en.rcamuseum.com/events/latest-news/from-vimy-to-juno-exhibit  
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The Dieppe Raid - 75th Anniversary Events

The Dieppe Raid - 75th Anniversary Events

Veterans Affairs Canada and communities across Canada have a number of events planned to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. Click on the links for the town nearest you to find details on an event in your area! Please note the dates! Dieppe, France - Cimetière militaire canadien CWGC - 18 August 2017 - 14:30 - 16:30 Dieppe,...
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30 August 2017 - Vimy Paint Night

In celebration and commemoration of the 100th aniversary of Vimy Ridge, the Orleans Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting an artist-led Vimy themed Paint Night. Enjoy a fun opportunity to meet other CAF community members while exploring your painting skills! For more details, click here.
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