100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge honoured in Calgary
Rev. Tom Hamilton said thousands of Canadian soldiers waited silently in the trenches and tunnels beneath Vimy Ridge just before dawn on Easter Monday of April 9, 1917.
Hundreds filled Veterans Square in downtown Cloverdale on Sunday morning to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
"Those spires stand for peace and for freedom", Gov. Gen. David Johnston said, indicating the white towers of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial behind him.
He is also attending the event and will be joining world leaders including France's President Francois Hollande and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Cockriell went to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France two years ago and said he attended the parade to pay his respects to his late great-uncle and those who died at Vimy Ridge.
"It is our duty to remember and honour those who served so valiantly and who gave so much here at Vimy Ridge and throughout the First World War".
Prince William and his brother Harry laid boots on the memorial in memory of the fallen soldiers.
While many Canadians consider the victory at Vimy a significant step in their nation's development, some Canadian historians have debunked the state's official view of its significance.
As Canadians marked the 100th anniversary of the ferocious battle fought at Vimy Ridge during World War One, B.C.'s premier on Sunday announced a $350,000 contribution for the creation of a park at the site in France.
Canada lost 3,600 soldiers and had over 7,000 injured during the three-day battle. "We must never forget their service and sacrifice".
But it wasn't the largest battle that the Canadians fought in the First World War.
With all of those who fought not only at Vimy, but the Great War, now gone, it fell to other ways to remember them and their stories.
The president said: "Those that fought at Vimy tell us that nationalism only leads to war and that fundamentalism only leads to destruction".
Men from all backgrounds and places, but all of them proudly wearing the "Canada" shoulder badge that separated them from the millions of other soldiers on the Western Front. Clapperton. "As a country, we came together". In the century since, it's come to be seen as a defining moment in Canada's history, marking its emergence as a global power independent from Great Britain.
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Tons of adorable youngsters joined First Lady Melania Trump and her family in Washington D.C. for the annual, fun-filled event. The new president, who took office January 20, thanked the first lady for her efforts in organizing the children's event.
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