November 9, 2016

Your invitation to participate in local Remembrance Day ceremonies

This week is Veterans week.

It’s an opportunity to pause and remember the men and women who have served Canada with great distinction.

Their willingness to defend freedom, democracy and the rule of law is the reason that we as Canadians continue to live in peace and security.

This Remembrance Day, I hope you will join me in honouring and remembering the bravery and sacrifice of Canada’s Veterans.

Here’s a list of just some of the local ceremonies happening on Remembrance Day:

Beverly Memorial Cenotaph

Service starts at Maranatha Church at 9:30 a.m., followed by a parade to the Beverly Memorial Cenotaph. The ceremony at the Cenotaph begins at 11 a.m.

Calder Cenotaph

Service starts at the Northwest Seniors Centre at 10 a.m., followed by a parade to the Calder Cenotaph. The ceremony at the Cenotaph begins at 10:50 a.m.

Patricia Park in Griesbach

Service starts at 10:45 a.m. at Patricia Park in Griesbach. The ceremony is hosted by Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.

ANAVETS Sir Winston Churchill Unit Three

Parade starts at the top of the Shaw Center (on Jasper Ave.) and will march to the Cenotaph on the West Side of the Shaw Center. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome and Veterans are invited to join the march.

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