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New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues
Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments on Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.
CBC News partnered with Google to tell Canada’s Vimy story in a new way. Go with Peter Mansbridge into the tunnels of Vimy in our 360 documentary, then explore the memorial as it looks today in a series of 360 photographs.
Cave etchings near Vimy preserve Canadian soldiers' stories
The First World War is often remembered for battles fought by air, sea and in deep, muddy trenches. But near one of the war’s most notorious battlefields lies a vast underground network of white-walled caves inscribed with carvings made by Canadian soldie
Métis sniper made his mark for Canada at Vimy Ridge
Before he took to the battlefields in France and was among the thousands of Canadians who made the push for Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, Henry Norwest was a married father of three who frequently moved around Alberta to find work.
Students cover Ottawa's Vimy Bridge in 3,598 ribbons
A group of Ottawa-area high school students are deploying to northern France this month on a mission that will follow in the footsteps of the young men who fought at the pivotal Battle of Vimy Ridge nearly 100 years ago.
Vimy Ridge reenactment ready to take flight
The Comox, B.C. group Vimy Flight is packing six First World War replica planes into a Boeing C-17 and flying them to France for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Canada's 'birth certificate' remains locked up in the U.K.
It's considered one of Canada's most important founding documents.But the British North America Act, signed in 1867, remains under lock and key in the United Kingdom, where the government charges more than $350 for visitors to take a peek.
Nazi-era time capsule found in Poland
Nazi-era newspapers, coins, documents and copies of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" have been found in a "time capsule" that was buried in 1934 in the foundations of a Nazi training center, a Polish town official said Tuesday.
Sir John Franklin's long-lost HMS Terror found
HMS Terror, one of Sir John Franklin's two ships lost in the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition, has been found in Nunavut's Terror Bay, over 90 kilometres south of where the ship was believed to have been abandoned.
Search resumes for fabled Nazi 'gold train'
Explorers in Poland begin digging for a legendary Nazi train said to be laden with treasure and armaments. The search in southwestern Poland attests to the power of a local legend claiming a Nazi "gold train" disappeared in a mountain tunnel as the
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