The character of our country has been defined by their accomplishments. Because our soldiers stood up to tyranny, we live in freedom. Because of their courage and sacrifice, Canadians have the privilege to live in one of the most prosperous, safe and civilized countries in the world.
Our soldiers stood up for Canada and we honour them by remembering:
Throughout the week all Canadians, especially youth and community organizations, can get involved by sharing, participating in and initiating commemorative events in their local communities.
For information regarding events in your area, visit www.vac-acc.gc.ca
For more information about Canadian Red Fridays – a volunteer undertaking to show support for our men and women in uniform, please visit http://www.redfridays.ca/