Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day is an opportunity to pause and reflect on the sacrifices made for the freedoms we enjoy as Canadians.

Our ceremony can be attended in person at the Civic Centre on November 11 at 10:40 a.m. You can also watch virtually on the City’s Facebook page.

Remembrance Day Ceremony details

Wreaths were provided by the following individuals and groups during the 2021 Civic Centre Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Order Number

Name of Group/Person

1 Mayor and Members of Council by
Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonseca
Ward 4 Councillor John Kovac
Ward 10 Councillor Sue McFadden 
2 Piotr Zgorzelski
Deputy Speaker of the Polish Parliament 
3 Members of Parliament by
Iqra Khalid
Iqwinder Gaheer 
4 Members of Provincial Parliament by
Natalia Kusendova
Sheref Sabaway 
5 In memory of Trooper Mark Diab
Presented by Ghassan Khraish 
6 Second Lieutenant Anu Atwal and
Petty Officer Second Class, Aaron Alcock 
7 Veterans of the War of 1812 by
Douglas Hancock, Director of Heritage Mississauga 
8 Peel Regional Police by
Acting Deputy Chief, Rob Shearer 
9 Peel Paramedics by
Brian Parks 
10 Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services by
Platoon Chief Luigi Davoli 
11 Knights of Columbus by
Gerry Smith and Savio Fernandes 
12 Canadian Serbian Alliance by
Dragan Bozic and Dusko Avramovic 
13 Mississauga Seventh Day Adventist Church by Senior Pastor, Mark Ewen and
Assistant Pastor, Carl Cunningham 

 

Watch virtually

Live ceremony starts at 10:40 a.m. on November 11.

Additional Remembrance Day observances

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #82

Wreath-laying ceremony and moment of silence at Cenotaph (35 Front St. North).
Refreshments at the Legion.

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #101

Wreath-laying ceremony and moment of silence at Cenotaph (3850 Lake Shore Blvd. West).
Refreshments at the Legion.

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #582

Wreath-laying ceremony and moment of silence at Cenotaph (719 Dundas St. East).
Refreshments at the Legion.

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch #139

Wreath-laying ceremony and moment of silence at Cenotaph (101 Church St.)
Refreshments at the Legion.

Remembrance Day Learning

Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Library

On November 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., join Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Library for an interactive conversation exploring stories, photographs and artifacts belonging to Mississauga residents who participated in both World Wars.

Register for Mississauga Remembers event

Mississauga War Heroes

Local residents answered the call to serve.

Learn more about our war heroes