Remembrance Day 2012 in the Tri-Cities

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Every year, we join together for a moment of silence. We meet so we can remember those who have risked or given up their lives for our freedom. We remember those who fell during the fight for peace in WWI, WWII, the Korean War and more recent conflicts around the world. More than 1,500,000 Canadians served overseas – more than 100,000 died. They gave their lives and their future so that we may live in peace. Here’s how you can honour their memory this Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day 2012 in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody

What: Port Moody Remembrance Day Ceremonies
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 starting at 10:00am
Where: Port Moody Legion [map]
Details: Non-denominational service at 10:00am at the Chip Kerr Auditorium. Parade at 10:30am to the Cenotaph, where the laying of the wreaths will start following the silence at 11:00am. The Canadian Swiftbird Formation Team will fly over with the Seymour Artillery 21-Cannon Gun Salute. Entertainment all day includes the Simon Fraser Pipe Band, dancers and dinner.
More info: 604.936.7131

What: Port Coquitlam Remembrance Day Services
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 9:30am – 10:30am
Where: Wilson Centre [map]
Details: Following the Wilson Centre Service, veterans and members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #133 will lead a parade from the Wilson Centre along Wilson Avenue to Shaughnessy Street to the Cenotaph services at Veterans Park. Seating will be available at this event.
More info: 604.942.8911

What:  Port Coquitlam Cenotaph Remembrance Service
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 10:30am
Where: Veterans Park, 2580 Shaughnessy Street
Details: Port Coquitlam’s Remembrance Day services are sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #133. The Royal Canadian Legion is the largest veteran-based community service organization in Canada and is dedicated to the perpetuation of remembrance of those who served and died in the service of our country and in the care of those who have survived. There will be reserved seating for the veterans at this event. If you are planning on attending this event, it is encouraged that you bring an umbrella, and dress warmly.
More Info: 604.942.8911

What: Coquitlam Remembrance Day Services
When: Sunday, November 11 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Starts at Como Lake Middle School [map]
Details: Service begins at Como Lake Middle School auditorium, followed by a parade to the Cenotaph on Porter Street. Participate in our Act of Remembrance and the laying of the wreaths before joining the veterans at Coquitlam’s Legion Hall located at Nelson and Ridgeway. Children are welcome to accompany the veterans to the Legion Hall.
More info: 604.939.1971

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