Discover more about the experiences of Torontonians during the First and Second World Wars.

The 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

Share the feelings of joy and relief experienced by Torontonians seventy-five years ago, during V-E and V-J Day.

Armistice Day in Toronto

In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the armistice between the allies and Germany was signed, bringing to an end over four years of war.

Pilgrimage to Vimy

Follow the story behind the veterans within the Toronto civil service who took part in the 1936 pilgrimage to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

V-E Day and V-J Day

Learn about how Toronto celebrated V-E Day and V-J Day, the days that ended the Second World War.

Toronto Remembers the Home Front

See how the Second World War affected every Canadian civilian, every day.

Toronto Remembers D-Day

See how members of the military and Torontonians experienced this key assault of the Second World War.