St. Marys marks Remembrance Day starting Sunday

St. Marys will mark Remembrance Day starting this Sunday.

The Royal Canadian Legion will hold its ceremony and parade.

Representatives from Army, Navy and Air Force veterans, will leave the St. Marys Legion at 12:15 p.m. and march to the Town Hall cenotaph.

A service of remembrance will follow. Then, participants will parade west on Queen Street, turn north on to Wellington, then turn east on Station to return to the Legion.

Church Street will be closed between Station and Queen from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Queen Street will be closed between Church and Peel from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Monday, November 11, Mayor Al Strathdee will lead a municipal Remembrance Day ceremony at the Town Hall Cenotaph at 10:45 a.m. Queen Street between the Tim Hortons exit and Church Street will be closed from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. for the event.

After the municipal service on November 11, people can head to the St. Marys Museum to take in a new exhibit, “First Line of Defence: The Canadian Militia,” housed in the Richard Holt Military Gallery.