Remembrance Day ceremonies to be held in Mississauga
Published November 9, 2022 at 2:15 pm
In honour of Remembrance Day, the City of Mississauga will be hosting ceremonies and other events throughout the month of November.
On Nov. 9, Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Library will be hosting an interactive conversation which will explore stories, photographs and artifacts in Remembering Our Heroes: The Lives of Black Canadian Soldiers.
Throughout the month of November, Museums of Mississauga will also have an exhibit at the Benares Visitor Centre that will feature stories of the residents of Benares during WWI.
Additionally, Museums is partnering with both the Orlinski Museum and Heritage Mississauga on a banner exhibit which will feature stories of Polish Canadians and their contributions during WWI and WWII.
The exhibit will be on display throughout the month of November at the Orlinski Museum and Heritage Mississauga.
This year’s Remembrance Day ceremony will take place at the outdoor Community Memorial located at City Hall.
Members of the public are invited to attend or watch the ceremony online in honour of Canada’s veterans on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
Ceremonies at Legion branches will also be taking place on Remembrance Day.
The procession will form in front of Legion Branch #82 at 35 Front St. at 9:15 a.m. and will march to St. Andrews Presbyterian Church on Stavebank Rd. for a church service at 9:30 a.m.
Following the service, the procession will form again just before 11:00 a.m. on Stavebank Rd. at the Cenotaph/Vimy Park. A short service will begin and will include recognition of war veterans, a recording of the Last Post, a live performance of the Lament, a recording of the Reveille, O Canada and God Save the King and laying of the wreaths.
The procession is set to return to Branch #82 at 11:30 a.m., proceeding south on Stavebank Rd., west on Lakeshore Rd., over the bridge and north on Front St. back to the Legion Hall.
The ceremony for Branch #101 will take place at 3850 Lakeshore Blvd. W. at 10:45 a.m. and a wreath-laying ceremony will take place at the local Cenotaph.
Refreshments and entertainment will be available at the Legion.
The ceremony for Branch #582 will take place at the Cenotaph, located in St. John’s, Dixie Cemetery at 719 Dundas St. East. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Mississauga Transit was also be offering free rides to veterans on Nov. 11, 2022.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising