For eighty years Canadians have taken time this day to remember the people who's
lives were taken in the service of their country.
The Internet abounds with information of all kinds, personal stories, acts of heroism,
the memory of a nation and the battle that identified Canada and Canadians as a people.
Rather then tell you yet another version why not take time and visit
some of the many sites that depict the importance of this day.
- Vimy Ridge:
Lt. John McCrae:
- The actual text version of not only his famous poem recited this day so often
but all the other poems he wrote and published in several books. This material is