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2021 Windsor Essex Remembrance Day Guide
Monday, November 1 to Thursday, November 11
W.E. remember those who fought for us. Our Remembrance Day Guide is your guide to parades & services throughout the region.
Remembrance Day – Amherstburg
Nov 11. The Remembrance Day ceremony, identifies and honours those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. On November 11th, we acknowledge the memory of those that served and sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedom, and those that continue to serve.
The parade will assemble at Branch 157 at 10:30 am and proceed to the Cenotaph in the King’s Navy Yard for a brief memorial service. Upon conclusion and dismissal of the parade, you are welcome at Branch 157 for refreshment and comradery.
Masks are mandatory and proof of vaccination required inside the Branch.
Branch 157 (281 Dalhousie St) to Kings Navy Yard Park, Amherstburg
Remembrance Day – Essex
Nov 11 at 11am. Join us for a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Essex Cenotaph -53 Talbot Street South. Following the ceremony, The Royal Canadian Legion will be open: 103 Talbot St N, Essex.
Nov 11 at 11am. With the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 338 at Veterans Memorial Park, 28 King St W, Harrow
Remembrance Day – Kingsville
Nov 11 at 11am. Service at the Cenotaph, 145 Division St S., Kingsville. Those attending will be following strict Covid-19 guidelines and masks must be worn. Branch officers and Colour party will be marched on from the parking lot. Wreaths will be placed by government, branch and municipal services.
Nov 11 at 1pm Service at St Trinity Church in Cottam, with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 201
Remembrance Day – Lakeshore
Nov 11 at 10:45am at the Cenotaph – Belle River Rd. between Ouellette & St. Peter St
Nov 11 at 10:45am with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 241 at 6420 Main St, Comber
Those attending must follow Covid-19 guidelines.
Remembrance Day – LaSalle
Nov 11 at 11am. The Town of LaSalle, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion, will host a Remembrance Day Ceremony to honour our Veterans who have fallen, and those who continue to serve Canada today. Please note that those attending the ceremony must follow physical distancing guidelines, and must wear a mask at all times.
For those who prefer to take part in the ceremony from home, the service will also be live streamed on the Town’s YouTube channel.
There is a page on the Town’s website that showcases a number of Veterans. Residents or families of Veterans of LaSalle, or the former Township of Sandwich West, are encouraged to submit their photos and information //lasalle.ca/veterans
Cenotaph Park -5950 Malden Rd, LaSalle
Remembrance Day – Leamington
Nov 11 at 11am. With the Royal Canadian Legion Wheatley Branch at the Leamington Cenotaph, Dieppe Park on Princess Street between Orange Street and Mill Street E
Nov 11 at 11am at the Wheatley Cenotaph
Remembrance Day – Tecumseh
Nov 6 at 11am. With Royal Canadian Legion Branch 261 at the Tecumseh Cenotaph at Town Hall: 917 Lesperance Rd, Tecumseh
Nov 7 at 1pm. With Royal Canadian Legion Branch 594 at 5030 Howard Ave, Oldcastle
Remembrance Day – Tilbury
Nov 11 at 10:45am With Royal Canadian Legion Branch 206 at 4 Stewart St, Tilbury
Remembrance Day Program – City of Windsor
This year, the City partners once again with the Windsor Veterans Memorial Services Committee (WVMSC), local military representatives, Windsor Police Service, and performing artists for a Remembrance Day program that supports public health while providing a meaningful opportunity to remember our heroes.
We Remember Their Stories:
November 1 to 10, previously recorded videos will be shared on social media highlighting local veterans reflecting on their service, stories, and comrades. These videos were produced through the Veterans Memories Project created by the Windsor Historical Society.
Remembrance Day Virtual Conversation
November 9, at 1pm, Mayor Dilkens will host a virtual conversation with a group of local veterans, officers and military family members to reflect on the contributions of veterans, their stories, the impact of a life of service on families and loved ones, and the importance of Remembrance Day. The event will be broadcast via www.facebook.com/CityofWindsor.
Remembrance Day Service:
November 11, at 11 am. Representatives of the WVMSC, pre-registered wreath bearers, and government officials will attend the cenotaph in Windsor for an outdoor service, observing all public health guidelines for in-person gatherings. Spectators are welcome to attend in person and are asked to protect vulnerable guests, including local veterans, by respecting best practices for social distancing and wearing masks where distancing is not possible.
The service will be broadcast live at www.facebook.com/CityofWindsor. YourTV will also rebroadcast the ceremony at 2 pm and 7:30 pm
November 11 at 1pm Service at Riverside Cenotaph in Miracle Park
“Lest We Forget” Remembrance Day Virtual Concert: Windsor Classic Chorale invites you to view “Lest We Forget” that honours the sacrifices made by our Canadian soldiers in war. The choral music selections are presented alongside readings and images from around Windsor-Essex commemorating our fallen soldiers. This concert is available to enjoy on the Windsor Classic Chorale YouTube channel.
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