100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge

To mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 2017, commemorative events will be held at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France and the National War Memorial in Ottawa. The Government of Canada will lead a delegation to France to participate in the commemorative ceremony and other events including the opening of a new Visitor Education Centre.

In Ottawa, an official delegation will participate in commemorative programming between April 6 and 9, 2017. Delegations include Veterans, stakeholders, special guests, caregivers and youth.

On Sunday April 9th at 2pm at the Grafton Cenotaph, the Grafton Legion will hold a Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Please come out and join us. Everyone is invited back to the Legion afterwards for sandwiches, coffee and tea.

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