LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS1130) – On Friday, November 11th, we will observe a moment of silence at 11 a.m. to remember Canadian fallen soldiers.
There are ceremonies happening across the country. Here’s a list of Remembrance Day events happening in the Lower Mainland:
Ceremony at the cenotaph in Victory Square (West Hastings and Cambie) starting at 10:30 a.m. The Vancouver cauldron at Jack Pool Plaza will be lit at 8 a.m., and will be extinguished at 11:02 a.m.
Parade at 10:30 a.m. from Safeway parking lot (4440 Hastings Street) to Confederation Park Cenotaph. Ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m.
Parade at 10:30 a.m. from Royal Canadian Legion #83 (Grimmer Street) to Bonsor Park Cenotaph. Ceremony begins at 10:45 a.m.
Parade begins at 10:30 a.m., at the North Vancouver Cenotaph in Victoria Park . Open house to follow at the 6 Engineer Squadron.
Parade leaves from 18th Street and Marine Drive at 10:50 a.m..Service to be held at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Arch (1900 Marine Dr).
Ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Royal Westminster Regiment Armoury. Overflow seating at Queens Avenue United Church. Following the ceremony there will be a parade to the City Hall Cenotaph for the two minute’s silence at 11 a.m.
Ceremony at the Richmond City Hall cenotaph on No 3 Road at 10:40 a.m. A parade will then go along Granville Ave., to the Richmond School Board offices.
Ceremony at the cenotaph by the Surrey Museum will take place 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Parade starts at 10:25 a.m. at the Legion Branch 21 on 56th Ave. between Logan and Glover, and will march to the new Douglas Park Cenotaph for an 11 a.m. ceremony.
Parade from Como Lake Middle School to Coquitlam’s Cenotaph on Veterans Way. Ceremony at cenotaph begins at 11 a.m. At 11:30 a.m., a parade will leave the cenotaph to the Legion Hall on Nelson and Ridgeway
Early service at the Wilson Centre at 9:30 a.m. There will then be a parade to the cenotaph at Veteran’s Park in front of city hall for an 11 a.m. ceremony.
South Delta (Ladner):
Parade from Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 (4896 Delta St.) starting 10:20 a.m. to the Cenotaph at Ladner Memorial Park. Ceremony to follow at 10:45 a.m.
Parade starts at 10:30 a.m. from the Legion to the cenotaph in Memorial Peace Park for the 11 a.m. ceremony.