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Remembrance Day Ceremony - November 8, 2015

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To honour those, past and present, who have served and continue to serve Canada at home and abroad, we will observe a moment of silence at 11 a.m. on Remembrance Day.

Poppies will be available at the main Municipal Offices between Monday, November 2 and Wednesday, November 11.


The annual Remembrance Day Service will take place at the Cenotaph (10,100 Yonge Street) on
Sunday, November 8 at 11 a.m.

The March of Remembrance will form at 10 a.m. at the northwest corner of Wright and Yonge Streets and will proceed south on Yonge Street at 10:30 a.m. All ex-service personnel are invited to take part in the March and residents are invited to attend the service.

Following the Service, a reception will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion (Br. 375) at 233 Centre Street East. Everyone is welcome to attend.

If you have any questions, contact Daniela Fiore, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, at 905-771-2466 or daniela.fiore@richmondhill.ca.


REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY ROAD CLOSURES
Yonge Street will be closed between Crosby Avenue and Major Mackenzie Drive. As well, Wright Street will be closed from Yonge Street to Hall Street for the March of Remembrance on Sunday, November 8 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. No Parking signs will be posted on Yonge Street on the day of this event.

Barricades will be assigned to the following locations:
  • Hall and Wright
  • Yonge and Arnold
  • Yonge and Dunlop
  • Yonge and Lorne
  • Yonge and Richmond
  • Yonge and Crosby
  • Yonge and Bedford Park
  • Yonge and Major Mackenzie
  • Yonge and Centre East and West

To learn more about Canada's war efforts on the Veterans Affairs Canada website.

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