With deep sadness we learned of the passing of Sergeant (ret’d) Norm Kirby, North Shore (New Brunswick) Infantry Regiment, A Company, 2nd Platoon.
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February 15 is National Flag Day in Canada! The Canadian flag is well-known as a symbol of courage and pride, but did you know Canadian veterans of the Second World War were instrumental in its creation?
The JBC is what Garth Webb and the founding veterans dreamed it to be. Learn how this dream became a reality and how you can help keep it alive for generations to come by bringing home a Juno Beach Maple Leaf of your very own.
Hockey culture is deeply embedded in our Canadian identity. It acts as a community builder and a social connector, with a special ability to cut across social divisions, young and old, urban and rural, French and English, East and West. Playing and watching hockey is part of the experience of living in Canada, and is...
It was with sadness that we learned of the passing of Warrant Officer 2nd Class (Ret’d) George Chow, 16th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division.
Marie Eve Vaillancourt is the Manager of Exhibitions and Development with the Juno Beach Centre Association. Here, she shares what the JBC means to her and why she continues to devote herself to the mission of remembrance. “Working at the Juno Beach Centre in Normandy for almost seven years, and for the Association...
The Juno Beach Centre is pleased to share messages from some of the Canadian veterans who participated in the Liberation of The Netherlands. We are very grateful to celebrate this 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe and the Liberation of The Netherlands with them.
Norm Kirby is the 94-year-old poster boy for Veterans Affairs Canada’s official poster honouring the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day).