CBF 2014 Battlefield tour poster and application is now up!

CBF 2014 Battlefield tour poster and application is now up!

In its 20th year, the CBF is offering another incredible experience for Canadian university students!  From May 30th to June 15th, students will have the opportunity to study Canad ...

Fall 2013 Newsletter is out!

Fall 2013 Newsletter is out!

Here’s the Fall 2013 Newsletter, featuring a word from the President, Major General Claude Lafrance, followed by a write-up on the CBF 2013 student battlefield tour. ...

Operation Husky 2013

Operation Husky 2013

Operation Husky 2013 To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the battle for Sicily, we are honoring those who fought and those who fell. The Mission: Background Find out what inspir ...

The Trip of a Lifetime, by Katie Domansky

The Trip of a Lifetime, by Katie Domansky

Our 2013 CBF contingent has now made the long return journey home, our tour having come to an end. I consider myself exceptionally lucky to have been included in year’s group. Alon ...

Reflecting from Home, by Eric Story

Reflecting from Home, by Eric Story

The other night, I was walking along the riverbank of the South Saskatchewan River with one of my good friends, telling her some of the more memorable moments of my trip to France. ...

Facing the Past, by Becky Weir

Facing the Past, by Becky Weir

Just keep breathing. In and out, in and out. The moment had come. There we were standing in front of the La Cambe German War Cemetery. Why was I nervous? I knew this site was on th ...

Unexpected Encounters on Day Twelve, by Karl Price

Unexpected Encounters on Day Twelve, by Karl Price

This past week on the tour, our focus has shifted from the study of World War I to the study of World War II. The World War II section of our trip started with Canada’s first actio ...

CBF 2014 Battlefield tour poster and application is now up!

In its 20th year, the CBF is offering another incredible experience for Canadian university students!  From May 30th to June 15th, students will have the opportunity to study Canadian battlefields in Europe under the guidance of professor Marc Milner, Brent Wilson and Col David Patterson.  These seasoned guid more ...

January 10, 2014

Canadian Military History, Winter 2013 – Volume 22, No 1

Check out the new Canadian Military History journal which came out in April! See the table of contents as well as the featured article and abstracts below.   Featured Article Crossing Boundaries on the Battlefield: The Possibilities of Teacher Study Tours for Substantial Professional Learning   Blak more ...

May 15, 2013

The Trip of a Lifetime, by Katie Domansky

Our 2013 CBF contingent has now made the long return journey home, our tour having come to an end. I consider myself exceptionally lucky to have been included in year’s group. Alongside eleven other exceptional students from across Canada, our professors/tour guides Dr. Andrew Iarocci and Dr. Graham Broad, an more ...

June 24, 2013

CBF 2014 Battlefield tour poster and application is now up!

In its 20th year, the CBF is offering another incredible experience for Canadian university students!  From May 30th to June 15th, students will have the opportunity to study Canadian battlefields in Europe under the guidance of professor Marc Milner, Brent Wilson and Col David Patterson.  These seasoned guid more ...

January 10, 2014