Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 8:05 AM ET

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National Audio 8:05 AM ET

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NAT057 - (Trudeau-Vimy) VIMY RIDGE, France. x-19s. The iconic monument at Vimy Ridge served today as a reminder of Canadians' wartime sacrifice, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus (SHAY'-mus) O'Regan visited the memorial. Walking in one of the cemeteries where Canadians are buried the two met with veterans and thanked them for their service. O'Regan said the hard lessons learned by their sacrifice must not be forgotten. ("..fight them still.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Some 65-thousand Canadian soldiers died during the First World War, between 1914 and 1918, and about 10-and-a-half-thousand of them were killed at Vimy. Tomorrow, the prime minister and more than 60 other world leaders will gather in Paris to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. …

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