Major Figures of the War of 1812

The Fight for Canada

Major-General Sir Isaac Brock
Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, Hero of Upper Canada
Tecumseh, Shawnee War Chief
Tecumseh, Shawnee War Chief
Charles de Salaberry Charles de Salaberry, Canadien Officer in the British Army, Hero of Châteauguay
Charles de Salaberry, Hero of Châteauguay
Laura Secord, Heroine of Beaver Dams
Laura Secord, Heroine of Beaver Dams
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Prime Minister's Message

Prime Minister Stephen Harper

The War of 1812 was a seminal event in the making of our great country. On the occasion of its 200th anniversary, I invite all Canadians to share in our history and commemorate our proud and brave ancestors who fought and won against enormous odds. As we near our country's 150th anniversary in 2017, Canadians have an opportunity to pay tribute to our founders, defining moments, and heroes who fought for Canada.

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Canada would not exist had the American invasion of 1812-15 been successful.

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October 25, 2013, Ottawa, Canada
The Government of Canada Commemorates the Battle of Châteauguay

October 10, 2013, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Government of Canada Supports Exhibit on the First World War

July 12, 2013, Morrisburg, Ontario
Member of Parliament Guy Lauzon to Announce Support for Commemoration of Battle of Crysler's Farm

June 21, 2013, Queenston, Ontario
War Of 1812 Hero Laura Secord Commemorated on Royal Canadian Mint 25-Cent Circulation Coin

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