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Veterans want Canadians to understand the price of freedom. They are passing the torch to the people of Canada, so the memory of their sacrifices will continue, and the values they fought for will live on in all of us.

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Wars and conflicts

Discover Canada's military history – from battlefields and peacekeeping missions to search and rescue operations and disaster response.

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People and stories

Discover the stories of those who have served Canada, and those who have made significant contributions to commemoration.

Classroom materials

Resources, lesson plans, and activities for the classroom.

Commemorative events

Upcoming events that commemorate the sacrifices of Canadian Veterans.


Memorials and war cemeteries in Canada and around the world that honour Canadians who served.


Information on medals and military decorations since Confederation.


Search for family and friends who died in service

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial is a registry of Canadians who died in service to our country.

Video interviews

Explore our collection of Heroes Remember interviews to hear personal stories from those who were there.

Remembrance: Building a 10-year plan

We are working on a 10-year strategic plan outlining a new approach to commemorating Canadians who have served our country, at home and abroad.

How to find military service records and attestation papers

Those who wish to access military service records or attestation papers must do so through Library and Archives Canada.

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