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 ...

Amid the Winds of Time

Amid the Winds of Time

Here in Normandy remembrance is a part of life, a tradition that shapes the region's institutions and inhabitants. Today's commemoration ceremonies, organized by the Canadian Battl ...

50 million

50 million

Today was the Canadian Battlefields Foundation's ceremonial day so we had a chance to continue the commemoration of the Normandy campaign that began yesterday with the 72nd anniver ...

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

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