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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6 September - 12 October 2017 - "The Business of War" Travelling Exhibit - North Bay, ON

6 September - 12 October 2017 - "The Business of War" Travelling Exhibit - North Bay, ON

Looking for something to do this #weekend? The Canadian Centre for the Great War/Centre canadien pour la Grande Guerre new travelling exhibit, "The Business of War" has just opened at the Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defence in North Bay, Ontario. Here are some fast facts from the exhibit: #DYK Sir John #Eaton of T. Eaton fame contributed $100,000 to recruit and equip a motor machine gun unit? He...
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Invictus Games Toronto 2017 - Multi-Faith Celebration

Invictus Games Toronto 2017 - Multi-Faith Celebration

Invictus Games Toronto 2017 would like to invite you and a guest to the Multi-Faith Celebration, Tuesday, September 19 beginning at 7:00pm in St. James Cathedral. This is a unique opportunity for people of any faith to gather to promote peace and universal harmony. Click on this link for additional event details and to rsvp. Please note that all guests must register by September 8. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/invictus-games-2017-multi-faith-celebration-tickets-36871303060 We look forward to celebrating with...
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28 & 29 September - Veterans Career Summit - Invictus Games Toronto 2017

28 & 29 September - Veterans Career Summit - Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Invictus Games Toronto 2017 is hosting a Veterans Career Summit on September 28 & 29 (ig2017careersummit.com). There will be an Opening Ceremony for the Career Summit on the morning of Thursday, September 28 that will include some special guests. Members of the public are invited to attend the Opening Ceremonies! Registration to attend is required by 20 September 2017. Please email careersummit@invictusgames2017.com.
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