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E-postcards for Peace

Type: Document

From this resource educators and students can find and send an electronic postcard commemorating Remembrance Day, Veterans Week, and peacekeeping.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Activities

Type: Document

Educators will find links here to a variety of activities for the class related to war, peace, and remembrance.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Women and War

Type: Film and VideoImageDocument

Through the years, thousands of Canadian women have been faced with obstacles and challenging new experiences, whether on the home front or on the front lines. Learn about the changing roles of women and their different experiences.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2000 Veterans' Week Poster

Type: DocumentImage

Here are some activities and symbols associated with Remembrance Day. Also some little known facts regarding our men over seas and life on the homefront are presented. Service Women, politicians, families and heroes are all remembered on this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

1996 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

This poster tries to capture the bleakness and poignacy of a soldier's experience while reminding us of the importance of involving today's youth in remembrance. The goals of the Remembrance Day Poster program are outlined here as is the aim of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

2003 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

2003 marked the 50th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. To help Canadians remember the sacrifice and achievement by Canadian forces during this time, a poster was commissioned featuring the Monument to Canadian Fallen located in Busan, South Korea. More information can be found on this site for those who are interested in learning about this monument and the Canadians who served in the Korean War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Keeping the Peace - Postcards for Peace -Teachers's Guide - Activities for Grades 6 to 13

Type: Document

The role of Canadian peacekeepers and peacekeeping is discussed in this teachers' guide. Topics include history, purpose; functions and tasks, and past and present missions. Links to a class activity titled Postcards for Peace are included.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

1997 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

The 1997 Remembrance Day Poster highlights the Korean War. The price of war is caught both through the poster itself but also with a brief description of military action in Korea, specifically the battle of Kapyong.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

1999 Remembrance Day Poster

Type: DocumentImage

“A Century of Valour”. The 1999 Remembrance Day poster commemorates Canada's wartime and peacekeeping efforts throughout the 20th century.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada