Remembrance Day resources


Discovery Box

The Vernon Cadet Museum has a Discovery Box available for in-class learning at local schools. Included are documents and objects of military significance, uniforms, and medals.

The Discovery Box also includes Educational Support Material for teachers on the Canadian Military, with a focus on local North Okanagan involvement.

To Request the Discovery Box, please contact Maria Brunskill at


Local Indigenous Veterans

Included in the Discovery Box is some information on local Syilx Indigenous Veterans from the Okanagan Nation.

Teachers in School District 22 can also contact Indigenous Education Lead Teacher, Carly Hills at for more information. 



Due to public health precautions, and the impact on staff capacity, the Vernon Museum & Archives is not hosting school groups on-site.

If you’ve students who would like to research local veterans, we are happy to help them on email or by video conferencing!

Please Contact Us here for more info.



“If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.” 

– Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale


George McLean, DCM



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Greater Vernon Museum & Archives is located on the Ancestral, Traditional and Unceded Territory of the Okanagan Nation and the Syilx People.