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04-09-2011, 01:16 PM
Youth vigil marks Vimy Ridge battle
By JAMIE LONG (jamie.long@sunmedia.ca), QMI Agency

OTTAWA - This year's anniversary of the battle at Vimy Ridge is the end of an era, with no surviving First World War veterans in Canada.

But 2011 also marks the beginning of a new era, with the first youth-led candlelight ceremony on the eve of the battle's 94th anniversary.


04-10-2011, 12:57 AM
I visited Vimy Ridge in 1998. The battle field was remarkably well preserved, there were tours of the tunnels, and some charming young college girls from BC were working in the little museum.

04-15-2011, 02:50 PM
Good stuff. I wish my country's youth would remember our war dead.