Remembrance Day Events in Victoria

Victoria BC Remembrance Day

Victoria BC Remembrance DayNOV. 11, 2017
REMEMBRANCE DAY

The Remembrance Day Ceremony will take place near the Provincial Cenotaph, East Lawns & Driveway of the Victoria Legislature (10:30am – 12:15pm).

The Royal Canadian Legion invites you TO HONOUR THE MEMORY Of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Cause of freedom and peace during 1914 – 1918; 1939 – 1945 Korea 1950 – 1953; and Peacekeeping Forces Afghanistan At the War Memorial: Parliament Square, Victoria, British Columbia November 11th, 2017 At eleven o’clock in the morning – formal Remembrance parade, service and wreath-laying ceremony. Everyone is invited to join us at the Cenotaph on the grounds of the Legislature to honour our Veterans. All are requested to join in singing the vocal numbers on the program. Accompaniments will be played by the Naden Band of Maritime Forces Pacific.

Saanich Remembrance Day Ceremony
10:30am to 12:30pm

Every year on November the 11th, we Canadians take a moment of silence in remembrance of the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country during wartimes, conflict, and peace. Over 1,500,000 Canadians have served us in this way, and over 100,000 have died for us, for their homes, their families, and their friends. They died for a collection of traditions they cherished and a future they believed in. They gave their lives for Canada and the future so that we may all live in peace.

An invitation is extended to you on behalf of Mayor Richard Atwell and Council to attend the District of Saanich’s annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11. The ceremony will begin at 10:45am at the Cenotaph in the front of the Saanich Municipal Hall.

Remembrance Day Colwood/Langford

At 10 am on Remembrance Day, a parade of veterans, police, fire and emergency services personnel, cadets Girl Guides, Scouts and other groups will march from the Langford Legion to Veterans Memorial Park.

The ceremony will take place at 11 am.

The intersection at Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed during the two minutes of silence.

Remembrance Day Hatley Park

Join members of the Royal Roads community and the Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club for the university’s Remembrance Day Service.

The program begins at 10:40 a.m. at the cenotaph in the Italian Garden. Light refreshments will be served afterwards in the castle drawing room.

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