City services | November 9, 2022
On November 11, the City of Mississauga will host a ceremony at the outdoor Community Memorial located at City Hall. City officials and other dignitaries will be in attendance to honour Canada’s veterans. Members of the public may attend the Remembrance Day ceremony or watch the event online.
The sacrifices made by countless members of the Canadian Armed Forces throughout its storied history will be remembered and honoured with a moment of silence and the laying of wreaths.
Remembrance Day Ceremony – Details
Friday, November 11, 2022
10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
City Hall Outdoor Community Memorial
Mississauga City Hall
(Memorial located at northwest corner of Mississauga Celebration Square)
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
Live stream on mississauga.ca/remembranceday or on the City’s Facebook Page.
Interested media that would like to cover the ceremony in person are asked to RSVP to Elvan.TayhaniKaratas@mississauga.ca by 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 10.
Veterans Ride MiWay for Free on Remembrance Day
Canadian Armed Forces veterans and their companion can ride MiWay for free on Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, 2022.
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.
Additional Remembrance Day Activities
Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Library:
On November 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., join Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Library for an interactive conversation exploring stories, photographs and artifacts in Remembering Our Heroes: The Lives of Black Canadian Soldiers.
Registration can be accessed through Eventbrite and Active Mississauga.
Museums will also have an exhibit at the Benares Visitor Centre throughout November featuring stories of the residents of Benares during WWI. Museums is also partnering with the Orlinski Museum and Heritage Mississauga on a banner exhibit which features stories of Polish Canadians and their contributions during WWI and WWII. The exhibit will be on display for the entire month at the Orlinski Museum and Heritage Mississauga.
Remembrance Day Events in Mississauga
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #82
The procession will form in front of Legion Branch #82 at 35 Front Street at 9:15 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., the procession will march to St Andrews Presbyterian Church on Stavebank Rd. for a church service. After the service, the procession will form again on Stavebank Rd. at the Cenotaph/Vimy Park just prior to 11 a.m. A short service will begin just before 11 a.m. and will include: recognition of war veterans; the Last Post (recording), The Lament (LIVE performance); the Reveille (recording), O Canada (recording), God Save the King (recording) and laying of the wreaths. At approximately 11:30 a.m., the procession is planned to return to Branch #82, proceeding south on Stavebank Rd., west on Lakeshore Rd., over the bridge and north on Front St. back to the Legion Hall.
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #101
The ceremony will take place at 3850 Lakeshore Blvd. W. at 10:45 a.m. A wreath-laying ceremony will take place at the local Cenotaph. Refreshments and entertainment will be available at the Legion.
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #582
A ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph, located in St. John’s, Dixie Cemetery, 719 Dundas St. E, Mississauga. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.
City of Mississauga Media Relations
905-615-3200, ext. 5232