“If there ever comes a day where we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”
~ A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
Canadian National Vimy Memorial
The Canadian National Vimy Memorial honours all Canadians who served during the First World War. The Memorial bears the names of those who died in France with no known grave. It is located at the site of Canada’s victory during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France
National War Memorial
The National War Memorial, also known as “The Response,” is a cenotaph symbolizing the sacrifice of all Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have served Canada in the cause of peace and freedom.
Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Memorials and war cemeteries in Canada and around the world that honour Canadians who have served.
Veterans Affairs and the Government of Canadian maintains a database of close to 9000 Memorial sites within Canada and around the world.
The Canadian military memorials database contains information on memorials and monuments located in communities across the country. It currently contains more than 9,000 memorials. Contributors have provided the images and information found on this database. It is neither a national heritage site, nor does it provide a complete listing of military memorials located in Canada.
Canadian Police and Peace Officers Memorial
On September 24, 1998 the Government of Canada officially proclaimed the last Sunday of September of every year as Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day. This National Memorial Day gives Canadians an opportunity each year to formally express appreciation for the dedication of police and peace officers, which made the ultimate tragic sacrifice to keep our communities safe.
Canadian Firefighters Memorial
The Canadian Firefighters Memorial is located in the heart of Canada’s Capital at LeBreton Flats, site of the Great Ottawa Fire of 1900. It is a national monument to all firefighters in Canada and their contributions to the health, safety and prosperity of our nation.
Canadian Paramedic Memorial Foundation
The Canadian Paramedic Memorial Foundation is committed to building a National Monument honouring the dedication and sacrifice of all Canadian Civilian and Military Paramedics who have lost their lives in the line-of-duty.