Highlights / great war

International, Politics, Society

A major WWI battle: decades forgotten, but no longer

It was the middle of summer 1917 and for the first time a Canadian was entirely in charge of Canadian troops in the First World War. A few months earlier, Canadian Gen. Arthur Currie, had been the successful planner of »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Saga of the historic WWI Vimy Oaks: France to Canada to France

(note portions of the text have been modified as a result of new information received since the original story was published) The historic and nation-building Canadian victory at Vimy Ridge during the Great War is a fairly well-known one. Now »


York University’s new video series tells the story of WWI

In another effort to mark the centennial of the First World War, a Canadian university has created a series of short analyses of various aspects of those horrific and world changing years.   They’ve also been made available to everyone through »