Canadians proudly wear poppies to remember the armed forces and those who passed in the line of duty. Participate in the following activities to honour our veterans.
Remembrance Ceremony at the BC Legislature
In British Columbia, Remembrance Day, celebrated November 11, is a statutory holiday. A ceremony will be held on the Legislative lawn to commemorate Canada's veterans. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. and includes hymns, prayers and the laying of wreaths.
Remembrance Day Service at Royal Roads
Hosted by the Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club, more than 300 people are expected to attend the annual ceremony held at Hatley Castle, which begins at 10:40 a.m. and is followed by light refreshments. The castle was opened as the Royal Roads Military College in 1948 and the site has since become a National Historic Site of Canada.
Saanich Remembrance Day Ceremony
Join the community in honouring those who have and continue to serve. The ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m. at the Cenotaph in front of the Saanich Municipal Hall.