Some veterans in Chatham-Kent say having Remembrance Week is nice, but they’d rather see November 11 become a permanent national holiday.
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In a salute to Canada’s veterans and war dead, thousands of Londoners gathered for the city’s Remembrance Day ceremony downtown.
Remembrance Day continues to draw large crowds in Windsor.
In what started out as a bleak and dreary day, Mother Nature eventually smiled upon the attendees of this year`s Remembrance Day ceremony in Chatham.
Despite the overcast and damp conditions, the annual Remembrance Day service at the cenotaph was well attended including elementary and high school students.
Sarnia’s Remembrance Day ceremony begins with the laying of a wreath at the Calamity at the Royal Canadian Legion on Front St. at 10:25.
A number of roads and municipal offices will be closed on Friday for Remembrance Day.
Remembrance Day will see a number of ceremonies held throughout Windsor-Essex, paying respects to Canadian military veterans who served in times of war and peace.
Students, faculty, veterans and special guests were among the first to honour Canada’s fallen military in Chatham-Kent on Thursday.
There are several Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place across Chatham-Kent on Friday, November 11.