PM To Vimy Ridge Celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 04/04/2007 12:00 am EDT

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his family will attend celebrations marking the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France on April 9. The battle, fought during World War I, marked one of the first times Canadian soldiers proved themselves a force to be reckoned with and is considered important in Canada's formative years as a sovereign nation.

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