Battle of Vimy Ridge

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Name: Battle of Vimy Ridge
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Legion members applauded at Vimy Night

The Estevan Royal Canadian Legion recognized the long-time service of many of its members during the annual Vimy Night awards banquet on April 5.Individuals who have lengthy service with the Legion were presented with pins, starting at 15 years. This ... [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Tacky to use Vimy Ridge to sell beer

This week marks the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.But the honour, deserved and due, to the Vimy Ridge veterans, all veterans in fact, lost its polish this week when Molson Coors decided to use the Vimy Ridge anniversary to launch a new ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Valeriote travels to Vimy to mark 97th anniversary

Guelph MP Frank Valeriote, who recently became the Liberal party’s veterans’ affairs critic, is travelling to France this week as part of the government delegation going to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.The Battle of Vimy ... [Published Guelph Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vimy sacrifice remembered

Mike Baker, Elgin County Museum curator, looks at the Victoria Cross awarded Wallacetown native Ellis Wellwood Sifton after the 25-year-old soldier lost his life capturing a German machine gun nest on the first day of the First World War Battle of Vimy ... [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

First World War Centenary approaches

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and as part of this significant milestone in the history of Canada and the world, the 2014-2018 First World War Centenary is being used to commemorate the war that saw nearly ... [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 5 reports

MP Joyce Murray commemorates Battle of Vimy Ridge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 9, 2014OTTAWA – Liberal Defence Critic released the following statement today on the occasion of the 97th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.“The flag above Parliament’s Peace Tower was lowered to half-mast ... [Published Joyce Murray - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal Statement on the Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Liberal Statement on the Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge ... [Published Noodls - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Special ceremony at CFB Borden marks the anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

A special remembrance ceremony was held Wednesday morning at CFB Borden to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.The ceremony was held at the restored training trenches located at the base, west of Barrie.Camp (now Canadian Forces Base) ... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Ceremony to Mark 97th Anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge

Ceremony to Mark 97th Anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge ... [Published Noodls - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 3 reports

Less than half of Canadians know which war the Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought in new poll

Less?than half of Canadians know which war the Battle of Vimy Ridge was?fought in, according to a new poll from Ipsos Reid. The poll, commissioned by the Montreal-based Vimy Foundation, also shows ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Cadets on parade honour Vimy Ridge veterans in Edmonton

About 130 army cadets from Edmonton and surrounding area performed a full parade and inspection in downtown Edmonton Sunday morning. CBCArmy cadets were on parade in downtown Edmonton to commemorate the Battle of Vimy Ridge on Sunday morning.For the third ... [Published MSN Canada - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

Cramane to mark Vimy Ridge anniversary

CRAMAHE TOWNSHIP -Flags in Cramahe Township will be flying at half-staff on Wednesday, April 9 to mark the 97th anniversary of the First World War's Battle of Vimy Ridge.In Colborne, flags at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 187, the Cramahe Township municipal ... [Published Northumberland Today - Apr 06 2014]

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"I am humbled and honoured to be at Vimy Ridge today as we honour our brave Canadians soldiers who sacrificed so greatly for their country during the First World War. Lest we forget."
...valour, for actions during the battle: Private William Milne, Lance-Sergeant Ellis Sifton, Captain Thain MacDowell and Private John Pattison. Quote "The Battle of Vimy Ridge Associated Link Canadian National Vimy Memorial SOURCE Veterans Affairs Canada"
Quote "The Battle of Vimy Ridge remains one of the most powerful moments in our military history, a victory for Canada on the world stage, though with much sacrifice. While Canadians mourn the loss of so many lives, we take pride in the valour of those who fought at Vimy Ridge in the name of peace, security, and freedom." The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs
Councillor Brian Johnson brought greetings on behalf of the CityCity of Estevan and thanked the local branch for "being in the community for so long, helping us out and doing a very fine job."

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Today’s letters: Get your Act together [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 15 2014]
Legion members applauded at Vimy Night [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Apr 11 2014]
Editorial: Tacky to use Vimy Ridge to sell beer [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 10 2014]
Valeriote travels to Vimy to mark 97th anniversary [Published Guelph Tribune - Apr 10 2014]
Vimy sacrifice remembered [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First World War Centenary approaches [Published Rocky Mountain Outlook - Apr 10 2014]
Students tour Europe, gain new perspective on war [Published Ponoka News - Apr 10 2014]
Liberal Statement on the Anniversary of the Bat... [Published Noodls - Apr 10 2014]
Liberal Statement on the Anniversary of the Bat... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Apr 09 2014]
Support for sacrifice [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Apr 09 2014]
MP Joyce Murray commemorates Battle of Vimy Ridge [Published Joyce Murray - Apr 09 2014]
National Whatever Day: April 9th [Published KBTX.com - Apr 09 2014]
Was someone on your street killed during WWI’s ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 09 2014]
Vimy Ridge Day – Victoria City Hall flies flag ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Apr 09 2014]
Special ceremony at CFB Borden marks the annive... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Apr 09 2014]
Canada Remembers The Capture Of Vimy Ridge At T... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 09 2014]
Canada Remembers the Capture of Vimy Ridge at t... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Canada Remembers the Capture of Vimy Ridge at t... [Published Finwin - Apr 09 2014]
Canada Remembers the Capture of Vimy Ridge at t... [Published Canada NewsWire - Apr 09 2014]
Marking 97 years since the start of Vimy Ridge [Published 570News - Apr 09 2014]
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourabl... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 09 2014]
Vimy Ridge remembered by Estevan Legion [Published Estevan Mercury - Apr 09 2014]
Revelstoke students visit Vimy Ridge, honour fa... [Published Revelstoke Times Review - Apr 08 2014]
Ceremony to Mark 97th Anniversary of Battle of ... [Published Noodls - Apr 08 2014]
Encounters with Canada participants will mark 9... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 08 2014]
Canadians missing history [Published Lucknow Sentinel - Apr 08 2014]
PEOPLE 'N PLACES: Kate delves into maritime his... [Published Victoria News - Apr 08 2014]
Less than half of Canadians know which war the ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
Remembering the First World War [Published St. Thomas Times-Journal - Apr 07 2014]
Focus on remembering [Published Community Press Canada - Apr 07 2014]
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Today’s letters: Get your Act together [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 15 2014]
Re: Do They Vote In Bizarro World? , Andrew Coyne, April 12. Everyone has a right to vote, but that right comes with the responsibility to carefully consider the options. Elections Canada should not promote voting for the sake of voting. Citizens ...
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourabl... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 09 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 9, 2014) - The anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place April 9 to 12, 1917, is an opportunity for all of us to once again fulfill our duty of remembrance with regard to the thousands of Canadians ...
Less than half of Canadians know which war the ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
Less than half of Canadians know which war the Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought in, according to a new poll from Ipsos Reid. The poll, commissioned by the Montreal-based Vimy Foundation, also shows that one in five Canadians don’t actually know what ...
Media Advisory: Battle of Vimy Ridge Memorial C... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 04 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 4, 2014) - Approximately 120 members from The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment (PWOR) will conduct a Memorial Ceremony on April 8, 2014 at the PWOR Armouries. A ceremony will be held in remembrance of fallen comrades ...
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