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November 8, 2017
Media walkthrough for Remembrance Day services at Old City Hall
The City of Toronto is hosting several Remembrance Day services on November 11 to honour Canadian veterans for their courage and sacrifice while serving their country during times of war, military conflict and peace. Mayor John Tory will deliver greetings and remarks as part of the ceremony at Old City Hall.

The City will host a walkthrough for television camera operators and photographers.

Date: Friday, November 10
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Old City Hall, Cenotaph, 60 Queen St. W.

Remembrance Day services will also be held at the following locations on November 11:
• East York Civic Centre
• Etobicoke Civic Centre
• Fort York National Historic Site
• Toronto Centre for the Arts (North York service)
• York Civic Centre

The Old City Hall service will be broadcast via livestream on the City's YouTube channel:

More information about City of Toronto Remembrance Day services is available at

Earlier this week, Mayor Tory proclaimed Veterans' Week in Toronto from November 5 to November 11:

During and after Remembrance Day, until December 31, members of the public are invited to learn more about First World War soldiers at the Eaton's Goes to War: Family, Memory & Meaning exhibit at Mackenzie House. More information about the exhibit is available at

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