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Mississauga Remembers - Civic Centre Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11

Nov 04, 2019

This Remembrance Day, the City of Mississauga will host a public ceremony on Monday, November 11 to pause and reflect on the sacrifices veterans made for the freedoms enjoyed today.

The ceremony will include a wreath-laying component and a moment of silence to honour veterans who have died in the line of duty and those who continue to make sacrifices today.

Civic Centre Remembrance Day Ceremony – Event Details:

When:
Monday, November 11, 2019

Time:
10:30 to 11:20 a.m.

Where:
Mississauga Civic Centre Community Memorial
(Northwest corner of Mississauga Celebration Square)
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
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The ceremony will take place outdoors. Please dress accordingly.

REMEMBER 11-11 Poppy Display

Building on the success of the 2018 painted wooden poppy project, the City’s Parks, Forestry and Environment Division is making a minimum of 1,111 poppy-shaped seed balls out of wildflower seeds and soil to support native pollinators and serve as a living tribute to our soldiers.

The seed balls have been created by residents and community groups during events throughout the year. They will be collectively displayed at Celebration Square from November 9 to 12.They will then be placed in natural areas around Mississauga to promote the growth of wildflowers and provide habitat for pollinators.

Remembrance Day Ceremony live stream 
Can't make it to the Civic Centre Remembrance Day Ceremony? You can watch the live stream on the City of Mississauga Facebook page beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Remembrance Day Ceremonies across Mississauga
Visit mississauga.ca/remembranceday to find other Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place in Mississauga.

Veterans Ride MiWay for Free on Remembrance Day 
Canadian Forces veterans and their companion can ride MiWay for free on Remembrance Day, Monday, November 11. Veterans should wear items such as uniforms, medals or carry items that identify them as veterans to transit operators. As a mark of respect to Canadian veterans, all transit operators will stop their buses for two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on November 11.

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Media Contact:
Megan Schabla
Communications Co-ordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 8537
megan.schabla@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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