Vimy Ridge Day

Category: History
Vimy Ridge Day in Canada in 2022
Image: Ghosts of Vimy Ridge by Will Longstaff Public Domain

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Dates of Vimy Ridge Day
2023 Canada Sunday, April 9thVimy Ridge Day
2022 Canada Saturday, April 9thVimy Ridge Day
2021 Canada Friday, April 9thVimy Ridge Day
2020 Canada Thursday, April 9thVimy Ridge Day
2019 Canada Tuesday, April 9thVimy Ridge Day
Summary
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Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps in the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place during the first world war. The holiday has been observed annually on 9 April since 2003. It is a non-statutory observance.

In 2003, the Government of Canada declared April 9th to be "Vimy Ridge Day", to honour and remember the Battle of Vimy Ridge which took place in 1917

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