Vimy Conference

In tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Dr. Mélanie Morin-Pelletier, First World War Historian, delves into how this tactical victory became an emblematic event for Canada. The bilingual presentation takes place at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 on Friday, November 10th at 6:00 p.m. This is free event is timed to coincide with Remembrance Day activities throughout Halifax.

The Vimy Conference, presented in partnership with Alliance Française Halifax, will be of interest to historians, researchers, veterans, students, and all who are intrigued by Canada’s military history.

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Letters from the Front: A Remembrance Day Performance

A moving Remembrance Day tribute, Letters from the Front is a three-part contemporary dance inspired by the Second World War correspondence of the choreographer’s grandparents. Performed by members of Halifax Dance’s Young Company, audiences will be lead through a series of site-specific dances, punctuated by excerpts from the letters. A unique and intimate homage, Letters from the Front takes place at the Museum this Remembrance Day.

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Holocaust Education Week at the Museum

The 14th annual Holocaust Education Week in Halifax is a week of programs curated to commemorate the tragedy of the Holocaust and to perpetuate the memory of its happening through education and testimonies. In partnership with the Atlantic Jewish Council, the Museum is pleased to offer two special events for Holocaust Education Week:

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