First Impressions

First Impressions

Outlook.com (1) Today was the first official day of the tour. We landed at the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, and after a long wait in the terminal, we departed. Most of us fough ...

Day One: Living History

Day One: Living History

The day started early, when our flight landed at 9 am local time. We had a brief delay while our intrepid leaders collected the vans (as with any vehicle rental, this was not witho ...

This year’s Study Tour participants

This year’s Study Tour participants

The group for 2016 Canadian Battlefields Foundation Study Tour has been selected. Here is the list of the twelve students selected and their affiliated universities: Laura Blackmor ...

Thank you and best of luck!

Thank you and best of luck!

The CBF is no longer accepting applications for this year's tour. The Foundation would like to thank all those who applied. ...

CBF 2016 Battlefield tour poster and application is OPEN!

CBF 2016 Battlefield tour poster and application is OPEN!

Now in its 22nd year, the Canadian Battlefields Foundation Study Tour is intended for Canadian university students who want to learn more about the role Canadians played in the lib ...

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Please find the latest Newsletter from the Canadian Battlefields Foundation highlighting recent events along with upcoming activities. ...

Landscapes of Memory

Landscapes of Memory

Today we have completed our final day of touring Canadian battlefields, before we move on to Amsterdam and our flight home. We have visited five European countries, and dozens of C ...

The Persistence of Memory (More Time, Fewer Clocks)

Today was a busy day. We began at the Menin Gate to memorialize two soldiers, then on to the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres, St. Eloi Craters, Hill 62, Sanctuary Wood, and Passchendaele. We also went to our first of many (many!) cemeteries at Railway Dugouts, Tyne Cot, and Essex Farm As we traveled from m more ...

May 29, 2016

This year’s Study Tour participants

The group for 2016 Canadian Battlefields Foundation Study Tour has been selected. Here is the list of the twelve students selected and their affiliated universities: Laura Blackmore, University of Ottawa Nina Bozzo, Western University Emilio Caputo, University of Northern British Columbia Michael Kryshtalskyj more ...

March 23, 2016