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Virtual Remembrance Day Ceremony Honours Canada’s Heroes, Past and Present

City services | November 2, 2020

On November 11, the City of Mississauga invites residents to join City officials online for a virtual Remembrance Day ceremony.

Virtual Remembrance Day Ceremony – Details

When
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Time
10:40 to 11:15 a.m.

Watch Virtually
Live stream on mississauga.ca/remembranceday or on the City Facebook page.

Wreath-laying

Anyone wishing to provide a wreath to the City to be laid on November 11 can contact lindsay.noronha@mississauga.ca or 905-615-3200 ext.3940 by Thursday, November 5, 2020.

Wreaths must be dropped off to the Civic Centre Great Hall, located on the ground floor of the Civic Centre on Tuesday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Mandatory Media RSVP
All media that would like to cover the virtual ceremony in-person must RSVP to bryan.sparks@mississauga.ca by noon on Friday, November 6. Event attendance numbers will follow provincial guidelines. As such, invites may be withdrawn at any time in advance of the ceremony to maintain health and safety guidelines.

Museums of Mississauga Programs and Events:
As the City’s Remembrance Day service provides an opportunity to reflect on Canada’s veterans and current members of the Armed Forces, Museums of Mississauga is offering virtual and in-person programs throughout the fall and into 2021.

Veterans Ride MiWay for Free on Remembrance Day
Canadian Forces veterans and their companion can ride MiWay for free on Remembrance Day, Wednesday, 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:
Bryan Sparks
Communications Advisor
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext.3253
bryan.sparks@mississauga.ca