Wegierski: What should the legacy of Vimy Ridge, be for Canadians?

Mark Wegierski meditates on the possible meaning of the battle of Vimy Ridge for Canada, 105 years later. To many current-day observers, Canada’s participation in the First World War, and the great victory at Vimy Ridge in April 1917, may often seem like events that happened several centuries ago. The battle of Vimy Ridge was indeed one of the few bright spots in a grinding, bitter conflict. The roaring tide of change in Canada has been so massive, that it could appear that the events […]