Beechwood Cemetery — the National Cemetery of Canada: A community of communities in the heart of Ottawa
Beechwood Cemetery has been an integral part of the diverse community fabric of Ottawa since 1873, and is the final resting place for nearly 87,000 Canadians of all denominations and from all walks of life.
No Stone Left Alone: Beechwood’s act of remembrance aimed at our nation’s youth
In ones and twos, with envelopes of poppies in hand, the schoolchildren from l’École élémentaire catholique Saint-François-d’Assise in Hintonburg fan out across the grounds of the National Military Cemetery at Beechwood Cemetery.
In praise of Ottawa’s unsung heroes! Beechwood’s 25th annual historical walking tour Sunday, Sept. 8
What better way could there be to wind down a glorious run of summer than by taking a leisurely stroll through history in one of Ottawa’s finest park-like settings?
Beechwood Cemetery proud to host Canadian Tulip Festival ceremony honouring veterans
Before the ground freezes in Ottawa each autumn, gardeners from the National Capital Commission plant tulip bulbs — close to one million of them — for the annual Canadian Tulip Festival in May.
Beechwood Cemetery’s deep community roots — past, present and future
There can be few more poignant reminders of a community’s civic past than the unexpected discovery of human remains beneath its city streets. Who were these people? How did they live? How did they die?
Reconciling History with Canada’s First Nations — Beechwood Cemetery’s program of national healing through truth and education
In fact, it was reconciliation of a different kind that first moved Blackstock, a member of the Gitksan First Nation, to visit Beechwood more than a decade ago.