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Remembrance Day ceremonies in Waterloo, Brantford and Toronto

Nov 9/13

A number of ceremonies marking Remembrance Day this Monday, Nov. 11 are available to Laurier staff, faculty, students and alumni at the Waterloo and Brantford campuses, as well as those in the Toronto office.

Laurierís Waterloo campus

The History Studentsí Association will hold a Remembrance Day ceremony in the Concourse. The event will start at 10:45 a.m., and will go until 11:11 when a moment of silence will be observed. Speakers include Roger Sarty, a Laurier professor and one of Canadaís premier military historians, Annie Constantinescu, president of the Wilfrid Laurier University Students' Union, and Daniel Graziotto, president of the History Students' Association. David McMurray, vice-president: Student Affairs, will read the poem In Flanders Fields.

Laurierís Brantford campus

Adam Lawrence, the Dean of Students at Laurierís Brantford campus, is encouraging interested students to attend the City of Brantfordís Remembrance Day ceremonies with him on Nov. 11.

The service will be held at the Brant County War Memorial, located near the intersection of Dalhousie St. and Brant Ave. A parade of veterans, colour guards, dignitaries and legion members will leave Harmony Square at 10:20 a.m., arriving for the service at the Memorial at 10:55 a.m.

More details about Remembrance Day services in Waterloo Region and the City of Brantford can be found in The Record and the Brantford Expositor.

City of Toronto

A ceremony will be held at Torontoís Old City Hall Cenotaph, located at 60 Queen St. W. Ceremonies will also take place at Civic Centres across Toronto, as well as at Fort York. For more details about locations and times, visit the City of Toronto's website.


 

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