Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day - Salute To Heroes

Posted on Mar 23, 2017

June 9 to 11, 2017 -- 17 Wing Detachment Dundurn

Being Canada's 150th anniversary, it is important to not only celebrate that milestone, but to never forget the sacrifices made by many thousands of brave men and women, who risked all for peace and the kind of nation we enjoy today. Our freedom did not come free.

  • Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Vimy (WWI)
  • Remembering the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid (WWII)
  • Honouring Canadians service in the Korean War and all the conflicts where NATO, the U.N. and othe peacekeeping missions prevailed
  • Honouring the lives of all who served and sacrificed in Afghanistan - remembering it has been 15 years since SGT Marc Leger, CPL Ainsworth Dyer, PTE Richard Green and PTE Nathan Smith, lost their lives in Afghanistan and Canada's first casualties of war since Korea
  • Remembering, during the tenth year since RCMP CST Robin Cameron and CST Marc Bourdages were killed on duty in northern Saskatchewan

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2017 Canada Remembers Our Heroes poster