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Canada celebrates victory in Europe

<p>&nbsp;Shouting, dancing and waving flags, Canadians pour into the streets of towns and cities across the country to welcome victory.</p>

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Digital Archives - Remembering VE-Day 40 years laterMay 8, 1985 | 2:18Digital Archives Remembering VE-Day 40 years later Video
Digital Archives Remembering VE-Day 40 years later May 8, 1985 | 2:18The Canadian Parliament pays tribute to veterans on VE-Day.
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Digital Archives Revelry goes rancid in Halifax riot May 3, 1985 | 3:47A near-riot breaks out as sailors and civilians burglarize a brewery and loot local shops on VE-Day.
Digital Archives - Looting marks VE-Day in HalifaxFeb 2, 1982 | 10:32Digital Archives Looting marks VE-Day in Halifax Video
Digital Archives Looting marks VE-Day in Halifax Feb 2, 1982 | 10:32An amateur cameraman captures scenes of an unruly mob breaking shop windows on Barrington Street.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Back on 'Civvy Street'May 30, 1945 | 13:55Digital Archives VE-Day: Back on 'Civvy Street' Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Back on 'Civvy Street' May 30, 1945 | 13:55What kind of future awaits Canadian servicemen after coming home from the war in Europe?
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Rest and recreation at RatzeburgMay 28, 1945 | 3:52Digital Archives VE-Day: Rest and recreation at Ratzeburg Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Rest and recreation at Ratzeburg May 28, 1945 | 3:52Canadian airmen awaiting transport home pass the time fishing, boating and horseback riding at a plush German villa.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: 'On to Tokyo'May 13, 1945 | 5:09Digital Archives VE-Day: 'On to Tokyo' Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: 'On to Tokyo' May 13, 1945 | 5:09VE-Day is subdued in Washington as Americans look ahead to the ongoing war with Japan.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Tears, defiance as Germans sign Berlin surrenderMay 9, 1945 | 13:29Digital Archives VE-Day: Tears, defiance as Germans sign Berlin surrender Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Tears, defiance as Germans sign Berlin surrender May 9, 1945 | 13:29A ruined Berlin is the backdrop for a final surrender by Nazi commanders.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Catching up at the Beaver ClubMay 8, 1945 | 3:52Digital Archives VE-Day: Catching up at the Beaver Club Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Catching up at the Beaver Club May 8, 1945 | 3:52A Canadian crew in London captures the sounds of celebration at a servicemen's club and an English pub.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Tulips, flags, streamers greet Dutch liberatorsMay 8, 1945 | 4:30Digital Archives VE-Day: Tulips, flags, streamers greet Dutch liberators Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Tulips, flags, streamers greet Dutch liberators May 8, 1945 | 4:30Marcel Ouimet reports on a marvellous VE-Day reception for Canadians in Holland.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Mackenzie King addresses the nationMay 8, 1945 | 12:30Digital Archives VE-Day: Mackenzie King addresses the nation Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Mackenzie King addresses the nation May 8, 1945 | 12:30"The Nazi beast has been slain," says the prime minister, "but we must fight Japanese militarism until total victory is achieved."
Digital Archives - VE-Day: King George VI speaks to the Empire on VE-DayMay 8, 1945 | 12:01Digital Archives VE-Day: King George VI speaks to the Empire on VE-Day Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: King George VI speaks to the Empire on VE-Day May 8, 1945 | 12:01An address by the king praises "those who bore arms so valiantly" during the war.
Digital Archives - Canada celebrates victory in EuropeMay 7, 1945 | 25:26Digital Archives Canada celebrates victory in Europe Audio
Digital Archives Canada celebrates victory in Europe May 7, 1945 | 25:26<p>&nbsp;Shouting, dancing and waving flags, Canadians pour into the streets of towns and cities across the country to welcome victory.</p>
Digital Archives - VE-Day: 'I was all mixed up today'May 7, 1945 | 4:43Digital Archives VE-Day: 'I was all mixed up today' Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: 'I was all mixed up today' May 7, 1945 | 4:43A Canadian soldier at home remembers fallen comrades as he walks among boisterous crowds on VE-Day.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: UN conference capitalizes on victoryMay 7, 1945 | 4:44Digital Archives VE-Day: UN conference capitalizes on victory Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: UN conference capitalizes on victory May 7, 1945 | 4:44A report on the mood at the United Nations conference in San Francisco on VE-Day.
Digital Archives - VE-Day: Germans sign unconditional surrenderMay 7, 1945 | 6:04Digital Archives VE-Day: Germans sign unconditional surrender Audio
Digital Archives VE-Day: Germans sign unconditional surrender May 7, 1945 | 6:04The war in Europe is over when German commanders capitulate at Allied headquarters in Reims, France.

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