Battle of the Atlantic - 75th Anniversary Events

*Note: Dates and locations subject to change.

May 3, 2020

The Royal Canadian Navy will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of the Battle of Atlantic at a number of events in communities across the country.

Please contact your local Royal Canadian Legion to inquire about events that may be happening in your community.

National Capital Region

Royal Canadian Navy
Battle of the Atlantic National War Memorial ceremony (10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST)
Wellington Street, Ottawa

Atlantic Region

Maritime Forces Atlantic
Battle of the Atlantic parade at the Sailor’s Memorial in Point Pleasant Park
5530 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax

Sail-past by HMC Ships St. John’s and Moncton, currently painted in the Second World War-era Admiralty paint scheme, and HMCS Sackville, the Second World War corvette; and fly-past

Western Region

Maritime Forces Pacific
Battle of the Atlantic parade at the British Columbia Legislature
501 Belleville Street, Victoria

Sail-past and fly-past later in the afternoon along the Victoria waterfront

May 8, 2020

The Battle of the Atlantic will also be celebrated at Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day events around the world.