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Picture of Tank and Infantry at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
This picture shows infantry advancing behind a tank at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Page 16.

Picture of Troops Moving Howitzer Into Position at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Troops move a howitzer into position behind a damaged rail embankment at Vimy Ridge. Page 17.

Fallen German at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Canadian soldiers check a fallen German on the battlefield at Vimy Ridge. Page 25.

Digging in at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Canadians dig in during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. . Page 12.

Major-General Arthur Currie
Picture of Arthur Currie, Commander of the First Canadian Division at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Page 2.

Kite Balloon for Aerial Reconnaissance in World War I
Aerial reconnaissance in kite balloons was key in preparing for the Battle of Vimy Ridge in world War I. Page 3.

Canadians on Muddy Road at Vimy Ridge
This picture gives a good idea of the muddy conditions faced by the Canadians at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Page 8.

Mule Team Pulls Ammunition at Battle of Vimy Ridge
This picture shows a mule team pulling a truck loaded with ammunition on a light railroad track near Vimy Ridge. Page 5.

Pack Horses Carry Ammunition at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
This picture shows pack horses carrying live shells to guns of the 20th Battery at the Battle of e of Vimy Ridge. Page 4.

Tent Under Water at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Rain, sleet and cold were background features of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Page 6.

Truck Stuck in the Mud at the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Mud was a perpetual hazard for the Canadians at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Page 7.

Pictures of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Pictures of the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917.

Pictures of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Pictures of the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917.

Pictures of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Pictures of the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917.

How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship
Step by step instructions on how to apply to become a Canadian citizen

What are Tax Information Slips?
Description of Canadian income tax information slips.

Canada Pension Plan - CPP - Description of Canada Pension Plan or CPP
Canada Pension Plan - definition of the Canada Pension Plan or CPP in Canada.

Quebec Pension Plan - QPP - Definition of Quebec Pension Plan
Quebec Pension Plan or QPP - definition of the Quebec Pension Plan or QPP in Canada.

Agnes Macphail Biography
Agnes Macphail, a prison reform advocate, was the first Canadian woman member of parliament and for 14 years was the only woman member of parliament.

Audrey McLaughlin Biography
Profile of Audrey McLaughlin, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada 1989-95 and the first woman to be leader of a national Canadian political party.

Prime Minister R.B. Bennett Biography
A self-made millionaire, Prime Minister R.B. Bennett was interested in money and power, but he could not save Canada from the Great Depression.

Sir Mackenzie Bowell Biography
Sir Mackenzie Bowell, who became Prime Minister of Canada on the sudden death of Sir John Thompson, was in over his depth on the Manitoba Schools Question.

Majority Government in Canada
Definition of a majority government in Canada.

Minority Government in Canada
Definition of a minority government in Canada

Elizabeth May Biography
Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May won a seat in the 2011 Canadian federal election, finally giving the Green Party of Canada representation in the House of Commons.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall - Biography
Positive and cautious at the same time, Brad Wall is hugely popular in his home province and won a second majority government in 2011.

Vincent Massey - Governor General of Canada 1952-59 - Biography of Vincent Massey
Biography of Vincent Massey, the first Canadian Governor General of Canada.

Dave Williams Biography
Canadian astronaut and doctor Dave Williams was the seventh Canadian in space, and he set a record when he performed three space walks in 2007.

Stepahne Dion Biography
As Liberal Party leader, Stephane Dion led the Liberals to defeat in the 2008 federal election and then nearly led a coalition into government.

Chris Hadfield Biography
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space and will soon be the first Canadian Commander of the International Space Station.

Charles Fisher - Father of Confederation - Biography of Charles Fisher
Profile of Charles Fisher, a Father of Confederation from New Brunswick.

Edward Barron Chandler - Father of Confederation - Biography of Edward Barron Chandler
Profile of Edward Barron Chandler, a Father of Confederation from New Brunswick.

Robert Barry Dickey - Father of Confederation - Biography of Robert Barry Dickey
Profile of Robert Barry Dickey, a Father of Confederation from Nova Scotia.

William Alexander Henry - Father of Confederation - Biography of William Alexander Henry
Profile of William Alexander Henry, Father of Confederation from Nova Scotia and also Mayor of Halifax and a Supreme Court Justice.

Canadian Anti-Gang Legislation
The Canadian federal government has passed legislation to fight violence associated with street gangs and other organized crime groups.

Canadian Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Gun Crimes Bill
This bill to toughen sentences on gun crimes in Canada became part of the Tackling Violent Crime Act passed in 2008.

Canadian Liberal Bill to Reform Marijuana Laws in Canada - Marijuana Reform in Canada
This bill to reform Canadian marijuana laws was introduced several times by Liberal governments in Canada, but never passed. The Conservative government elected in January 2006 does not plan to re-introduce the bill.

Roy Romanow Biography
Profile of Roy Romanow, Premier of Saskatchewan, Canada from 1991 to 2001 and Head of the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada 2001-2.

Premier Christy Clark Biography
Christy Clark, a former Deputy Premier of British Columbia and popular radio talk show host, was sworn in as Premier of British Columbia in March 2011.

Canadian History Books - Selection of Canadian History Books
These books offer a general overview of Canadian history, all in a friendly, readable style, and are also good reference books to keep on your shelves.

Canadian History - People Pictures and Events
Explore the history of Canada through Canadian symbols, people, events and pictures.

Picture of Landing Craft Training for D-Day - Canadians Training for D-Day
Picture of Landing Craft Assault (LCAs) going ashore from the Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Prince Henry during a D-Day training exercise.

Pictures of the Raid on Dieppe - Photos of Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe
Pictures of the Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe in 1942.

Pictures of the Raid on Dieppe - Photos of Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe
Pictures of the Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe in 1942.

Pictures of the Raid on Dieppe - Photos of Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe
Pictures of the Canadians at the Raid on Dieppe in 1942.

Canadian World War II Posters
Pictures of Canadian war posters from World War II.

Canadian World War II Posters
Pictures of Canadian war posters from World War II.

The Torch - Be Yours to Hold it High! - Canadian World War II Poster
This Canadian World War II poster uses the poem In Flanders Fields by John McCrae and the Vimy memorial to evoke memories of Canadian sacrifices in war.

Canadian World War I Posters
Pictures of Canadian war posters from World War I.

Canadian World War I Posters
Pictures of Canadian war posters from World War I.

Picture of Centre Block Before The Fire of 1916 - Original Centre Block of Parliament Buildings
This picture shows the Centre Block of the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa before the fire of 1916.

Sir Julian Byng
Sir Julian Byng, Commander of the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Lieutenant-General Arthur Currie at Passchendaele
Picture of Lieutenant-General Arthur Currie, Commander of the Canadian Corps at the Battle of Passchendaele.

What is a T4A(P)?
Description of a T4A(P) income tax information slip in Canada.

Canadian Embassy in the Netherlands - Contact the Canadian Embassy in the Netherlands
The Canadian embassy in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Walkerton E.coli contamination drinking water Canada
The deadly contamination of the Walkerton, Ontario town water supply with E.coli bacteria raises serious concerns about the safety of drinking water in Canada.

Canadian Federal Politicians - Roles and Biographies of Federal Politicians in Canada
Learn about federal politicians in Canada - the Canadian prime minister, federal members of parliament, cabinet ministers and senators - who they are and what they do.