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E-postcards for Peace

Type: Document

From this resource educators and students can find and send an electronic postcard commemorating Remembrance Day, Veterans Week, and peacekeeping.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Armed Forces Programs and Operations - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. The role that the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces play in the world is explored through this group of short films. Various peacekeeping missions are looked at as well as some training and recruitment videos.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

The Yukon Campaign

Type: Document

The discovery of gold in the Yukon resulted in a contingent of volunteers from the permanent force contingent being sent, in 1898, to northern Canada to assert territorial jurisdiction from American expansionists. The force was withdrawn after a year and replaced with a Non-Permanent Militia Unit raised in Dawson City.

Site: National Defence

Quick Facts - Teachers' Resources - War, Remembrance, and Peacekeeping

Type: Document

This resource provides links to information on Canada's involvement in wars and peacekeeping in the 20th century.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Congo and Cyprus Emergencies

Type: Document

The early sixties would see Canadians deployed in smaller numbers, and in new roles, on United Nations missions. Canadians were deployed as communications specialists in the Congo, because they spoke both English and French. Troops were also sent as peacekeepers to Cyprus, and remained in that role for almost 30 years.

Site: National Defence

Peacekeeping 1815 to Today

Type: Document

Proceedings of the XXI st Colloquium of the International Commission of Military History, Quebec City, 20-26 August 1995. Includes papers in English, French, German and Spanish. Includes bibliographical References.

Site: National Defence

Take Time to Remember - Teacher's Guide - Activities for Kindergarten to Grade 3 Classes

Type: Document

This guide is designed to aid educators with activities intended to teach young children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 about Canada's participation in wars of the 20th century.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2001 Veterans' Week Poster

Type: DocumentImage

The collage of photos presented on this poster represents the three branches of the armed forces and the three major conflicts Canada has participated in during the Twentieth Century. Our modern day Peace Keepers are also represented.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Withdrawal of UNEF from Egypt, May-June 1967 - Canadian Aspects

Type: Document

An account of the withdrawal of the Canadian contingent of the United Nations Emergency Force in Egypt (UNEF), which took place between 29 and 31 May, 1967.

Site: National Defence

The 9th Battalion in the North-West Campaign

Type: Document

The experience of the 9th Battalion during the North West Rebellion presents a picture of how French Canadians viewed the campaign and how they were abused by the English dominated military establishment.

Site: National Defence