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CBF 2017 Battlefield tour poster and application is OPEN!

CBF 2017 Battlefield tour poster and application is OPEN!

Now in its 23rd 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 ...

OBITUARY – VICE-PRESIDENT FRANCE

OBITUARY – VICE-PRESIDENT FRANCE

It is with deep regret and great sadness that we announce the passing of Hervé Hoffer, our Vice-Président France, on January 13, 2017. Mr Hoffer, involved in remembrance activities ...

In All Thy Sons Command

In All Thy Sons Command

Having finally arrived home after a long trip and a chance to sober my emotional thoughts, I felt it necessary to reflect upon the lessons learned and the experiences had on the CB ...

Leaving’s the hardest part

Leaving’s the hardest part

Our last true day on the battlefields tour happened today and instead of detailing every single thing we saw, I'm going to share what happened as we visited the Canadian Cemetery a ...

The Green Fields of France

The Green Fields of France

Today was a very full day. We started in Hell's Corner, outside Authie and Buron, and talked about the fighting in the days and weeks following D-Day. This was the theme of the day ...

Of Contrasts and Conundrums

Of Contrasts and Conundrums

Today was a study in contrasts. The weather, foggy and cold at first, the turned into a warm and sunny evening (where were these clear blue skies when trying to see the battlefield ...

Normandy Continued

Normandy Continued

Today we largely focused on the American contribution to D-Day, but we had some unique and reflective stops before then. At the D-Day Academy, everyone was so excited for hands on ...

OBITUARY – VICE-PRESIDENT FRANCE

It is with deep regret and great sadness that we announce the passing of Hervé Hoffer, our Vice-Président France, on January 13, 2017. Mr Hoffer, involved in remembrance activities for numerous years, played a key role in promoting and representing the foundation in Normandy and in France. He was a great frie more ...

January 14, 2017

CBF 2017 Battlefield tour poster and application is OPEN!

Now in its 23rd 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 liberation of Europe in the World Wars. This year’s tour, led by Professor Geoff Hayes (University of Waterloo) and Dr John Rickard w more ...

January 17, 2017

In All Thy Sons Command

Having finally arrived home after a long trip and a chance to sober my emotional thoughts, I felt it necessary to reflect upon the lessons learned and the experiences had on the CBF 2016 tour. It was incredible to have been able to experience the battlefields of wars fought decades ago. The impact of war has more ...

June 14, 2016