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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge:

“One hundred years ago, on a gentle slope in France, the four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought for the first time as one. They were ordinary – yet extraordinary – men, from all corners of the country: Francophone, Anglophone, new Canadians, Indigenous Peoples.