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All members of the Laurier community are invited to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 11 at a number of locations on or around Laurier’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses and Toronto office.

Kitchener and Waterloo

The Laurier History Students’ Association (HSA) will be hosting a Remembrance Day ceremony in the Concourse starting at 10:45 a.m.

Speakers will include: Roger Sarty, a history professor and former historian with the Department of National Defence, and David McMurray, vice-president: Student Affairs, who will read In Flanders Fields.

In uptown Waterloo, a parade will march from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 530 to the cenotaph on Regina St. between 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m., with the ceremony getting underway at 10:15 a.m.

In Kitchener, the Remembrance Day ceremony will be held at Carl Zehr Square (200 King St. West). Members of Branch 50 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be performing a special “Drumhead Service,” beginning at the clock tower in Victoria Park where the parade will form at 10:15 a.m. and “step off” to begin the march to City Hall at 10:30 a.m. The procession should arrive at Carl Zehr Square by 10:45 a.m. where the drumhead service will be performed.

More details on Remembrance Day ceremonies in Waterloo Region can be found in The Record.

Brantford

The City of Brantford’s Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held at the Cenotaph at the corner of Brant Avenue and Dalhousie Street at 11 a.m. The parade and a walking march will leave Harmony Square at 10:45 a.m. en route to the Cenotaph.

More details on Remembrance Day ceremonies in Brantford can be found on the City of Brantford website. 

Toronto

A ceremony will be held at Toronto’s Old City Hall Cenotaph, located at 60 Queen St. W, at 10:45 a.m. 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 website.

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