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Remembrance Day Ceremonies

The 2013 Remembrance Day Ceremonies will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, November 11 at The Royal Westminster Regiment, Armouries (live) and at Queens Avenue United Church (live broadcast).  Participants are requested to assemble at either location by 9:30 am. The doors to the Armouries will be closed at 9:45 am. Both sites are wheelchair and stroller friendly and both sites accept those people wishing to attend with their sight assistant dogs. The memorial address will be delivered by Brigadier-General R.R.E. MacKenzie, CD.

Following the ceremonies in the Armouries, there will be a parade to the Cenotaph at the front of City Hall where the two minutes of silence will be observed at 11:00 am.  This will be followed by the wreath laying ceremony and the march past on Royal Avenue.

Please note:  Royal Avenue will be closed from McBride Boulevard to Eighth Street between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.  No traffic will be able to access Royal Avenue or the Patullo Bridge between these hours, including residents.  All trucks wishing to access the Pattulo Bridge will be diverted to the Port Mann Bridge via Front Street from Stewardson Way and Royal Avenue.