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Remembrance Day Ceremonies Metro Vancouver

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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Canadians might hold the ceremony and peaceful reflection of Remembrance Day even closer to their hearts this year given the recent tragedies suffered back east. Here in Metro Vancouver, Remembrance Day ceremonies and services at local cenotaphs will be complimented with special events throughout the coming days: Remembrance Day Around Metro Vancouver Photo credit: Philip […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies Around Vancouver

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 — 3:59pm PDT
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Click here for 2014 ceremonies Remembrance Day is coming up and around the region there will be special events to commemorate and remember those who represented our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. Veterans Affairs Canada has provided an interactive map of events across the country and I have researched a few ceremonies, concerts, and […]

Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2012 in Metro Vancouver

Friday, November 9th, 2012 — 9:44am PDT
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This Sunday, November 11th, is Remembrance Day in Canada. Communities across the country are taking time to gather, reflect, and remember the sacrifices made by our soldiers in honour of this country which we all call home. The following events are all taking place on November 11th around Metro Vancouver and the information has been […]

Remembrance Day 2011 Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Surrey, Langley

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 — 10:05am PDT
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At 11:00am on the 11th day of the 11th month I stand in silence to respect and honour those who gave their lives for our country. I am a first generation Canadian and this is my home. Remembrance Day makes me think of family, and it makes me thankful. I get to wake up every […]

Remembrance Day 2010 in Vancouver

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 — 9:31am PDT
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Remembrance Day will be observed in Vancouver tomorrow with ceremonies in several locations. The following list was published by the City of Vancouver: Photo credit: Feggy Art on Flickr Victory Square (West Hastings at Cambie Streets): Vancouver’s largest Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph. Gather at 10 am. Program begins with mounting of the guard […]

Red Poppies, White Poppies, No Poppies

Sunday, November 9th, 2008 — 1:38pm PDT
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Photo credit: david on Flickr Last year I included a note about the great poppy debate in a blog post. I first heard about white poppies through a BBC article in 2006, and also from DaveO, who does an amazing White Poppies series on his podcast year-round. Both red and white are the colour of […]