Remembrance Day in Burlington: What you need to know

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Published November 1, 2023 at 11:06 am

Remembrance Day events in Mississauga 2023
Various Remembrance Day ceremonies are being held across Mississauga on Saturday.

There will be several opportunities to pay your respects and honour fallen Canadian soldiers during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Burlington on Nov. 11.

Events will culminate in a solemn service at City Hall which will be live-streamed.

Burl-Oak Naval Veterans Remembrance Day Service, 9 a.m.

This 30-minute ceremony takes place at the Naval Ships Memorial Monument in Spencer Smith Park. For more information, contact the Burl-Oak Veterans at 905-318-0236 or visit burloaknavalveterans.org.

Remembrance Day Procession, 10:30 a.m.

The procession will be led by armoured personnel carriers and will begin at Central School on Baldwin St., travelling down Brant St. to Elgin St., Locust St., Ontario St. and ending at the Cenotaph in Veteran Square, 426 Brant St.

The streets noted will be closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60, Remembrance Day Service, 11 a.m.

This 45-60-minute ceremony will be held at the Cenotaph in Veteran Square, on the north side of City Hall and will be live-streamed for those who cannot physically attend.

The ceremony will include a colour guard, two minutes of silence, music performed by some members of the Burlington Teen Tour Band, reading of In Flanders Fields along with the laying of the wreaths.

For more information or to access the live-stream link, please visit Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60 website burlingtonlegion.com.

 

 

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