Troops of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade (Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Highlanders) going ashore from LCI (L) 299 [Landing Craft Infantry], Bernières-sur-mer, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. Credit: Gilbert Alexander Milne/Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-122765
D-Day Learning Resources
Juno Beach Centre
The Juno Beach Centre is Canada’s Second World War museum and cultural centre located in Normandy, France. The centre’s website provides some excellent teaching resources regarding D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.
Developed by the Juno Beach Centre in partnership with the Vimy Foundation and made possible through the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the From Vimy to Juno travelling exhibit provides an opportunity for Canadians of all ages to learn about Canada’s role in the First and Second World Wars.
The program’s website provides a broad spectrum of learning materials, including a moving and impactful lesson plan built around D-Day.
Veterans Affairs Canada
Veterans Affairs Canada's mandate is to support the well-being of Veterans and their families, and to promote recognition and remembrance of the achievements and sacrifices of those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace.
The VAC’s website is a vast repository of information on Canada’s military history, including tremendous learning materials for D-Day.