Remembrance Day services in the Tri-Cities

Acts of Remembrance, wreath laying on Monday, Nov. 11.

Nov. 11, Canadians across the country pause in a silent moment of remembrance for the men and women who served Canada.

We honour those who fought in the First World War (1914-’18); the Second World War (1939-’45); and the Korean War (1950-’53).

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Some 1.5 million Canadians served overseas and more than 100,000 died.

COQUITLAM

9:45 a.m. Remembrance Day service in the gym at Winslow Centre (1100 Winslow St.).
10:30 a.m. Parade from school to cenotaph on Veterans Way at Blue Mountain Park.
11 a.m. Act of Remembrance and wreath laying.
11:30 a.m. Parade from cenotaph to Legion branch 263 (1025 Ridgeway Ave.). Free refreshments in the Scout hall at Blue Mountain Park. Lunch at the Legion, with entertainment from the Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band, the Naval Veterans Band and the Inlet Jazz Band. Call 604-937-0111.

PORT COQUITLAM

9:30 a.m. Remembrance Day service at Wilson Centre (2150 Wilson Ave.).
10:30 a.m. Parade from Wilson Centre to cenotaph at Veterans Park (in front of city hall).
11 a.m. Act of Remembrance and wreath laying.
11:30 a.m. Parade from cenotaph to Legion branch 133 (2675 Shaughnessy St.). Road closures are in effect from 8 a.m. until noon along parts of Wilson and McAllister avenues and Shaughnessy Street. Call 604-942-8911.

PORT MOODY

9:30 a.m. Remembrance Day service at the Kyle Centre (125 Kyle St.).
10:30 a.m. Parade from Kyle Centre to the Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. Johns St.).
11 a.m. Act of Remembrance and wreath laying at the arts centre monument; 21-gun cannot salute by the Seymour Artillery
11:30 a.m. Parade from arts centre to Kyle Centre for a buffet lunch and refreshments, with entertainment from the SFU Pipe and Drum Band (1 p.m.); Eire Born Irish Dance Co. (2:30 p.m.); Heather Jolley Scottish Tartan (3:30 p.m.); Golden Spike Can Can Dancers (4:30 p.m.); and Anthony P.’s classic rock show (5 p.m.). The event is for adults only. Call 604-936 -1312.

ANMORE & BELCARRA
9:30 a.m. Pre-ceremony setup and music starts at Belcarra Regional Park (2375 Bedwell Bay Rd.).
10:30 a.m. Wreaths on the dock.
10:35 a.m. Act of Remembrance with the Port Moody Power and Sail Squadron; an air raid siren sounds.
11:30 a.m. Lunch at the park shelter (minimum donation of $5).

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They shall grow not old; as we who are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

 

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