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Remembrance Day 2013 at Victory Square, Vancouver

November 17, 2013 Leave a comment

Victory Square Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade

  • When: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. PT
  • Where: Cenotaph at Victory Square on Hastings Street at Cambie Street in Vancouver

The event will open with a performance by the Vancouver Bach Youth Choir and Sarabande.

While the choir are performing, the all-Cadet Vancouver Flag Party will lead a parade of veterans, military marching units and bands to Victory Square, arriving before the ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. PT​.

The Last Post will be sounded at 11:00 a.m. PT, and there will be two minutes of silence, during which a 21-gun salute by the 15th Field Artillery Regiment will be heard from Portside Park. The playing of the Rouse and Lament will follow.

The Royal Canadian Air Force will conduct a flypast and In Flanders Fields will be sung by the choir, before wreaths are placed at the Cenotaph.