Vimy Ridge

What war memorials forget

Matthew Sears: By being more thoughtful about acts of commemoration in pondering who is and who is not represented, we stand a better chance of righting Canada’s wrongs

The cultural meaning of the Vimy memorial

The chief historian at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission on how and why we remember the battle

What Vimy means today, a century after the iconic battle

This was not a day for dry-eyed analysis. Instead it was a day for feeling and communing with the dead, and commune we did.

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge, in photos

Dignitaries and visitors gathered at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic battle

A transcript of Prince Charles’s speech at Vimy

For the record, what Prince Charles said at the Vimy memorial event on Sunday, April 9

Watch the speeches from the 100th anniversary ceremony at Vimy

Here’s what Justin Trudeau, David Johnston, Prince Charles and French President François Hollande said at the Vimy anniversary event

From 1924: With a vagabond around Vimy

Seven years ago this month the Canadians captured Vimy Ridge. What does this famous hill look like to-day?

Why Google mapped Vimy Ridge

Google has made it possible to explore Vimy Ridge via its Street View tool. Here’s why they did it.

Vimy Ridge Myth #4: Canada became a nation at Vimy

The Battle of Vimy Ridge is commonly known as a fight that brought Canadians together. But did it?

Vimy Ridge Myth #3: Canadians scaled a cliff at Vimy

As Canadians prepared their attack, they didn’t face the 60-metre cliffs that were behind the German line