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November 1, 2005
Media Advisory: City hosts Remembrance Day ceremonies across Toronto
Visit our website for current Remembrance Day ceremony information.

The City of Toronto will host Remembrance Day ceremonies on Sunday, November 6 and Friday, November 11, 2005 to honour Canada's veterans, peacekeepers and the men and women who have supported Canada's war efforts. The federal government has designated 2005 as the Year of the Veteran. This year also marks the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m.
Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Dr.

Friday, November 11 at 10:15 a.m.
Etobicoke Civic Centre
399 The West Mall

* Friday, November 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Toronto Old City Hall Cenotaph,
60 Queen St. W.
Queen and Bay Streets

Friday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m.
East York Civic Centre
Memorial Gardens
850 Coxwell Ave.

Friday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m.
North York Civic Centre
Memorial Community Hall
5110 Yonge St.

Friday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m.
York Civic Centre
York Memorial Collegiate Auditorium
2690 Eglinton Ave. W.

Friday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m.
Garrison Common Cemetery
Strachan Avenue, west of Fort York
100 Garrison Rd.

* At Old City Hall's ceremony, Mayor David Miller will give the Remembrance Day
Address. The Colour Party Parade is expected to arrive at 10:45 a.m. and the
Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association is scheduled to fly past the site at
11:05 a.m. The 7th Toronto Regiment Band, RCA and the Elmer Iseler Singers will
provide music.

Media contacts:
Bev Kurmey, Toronto Protocol, 416-392-8191
Kevin Hebib, Museum and Heritage Services, 416-338-0027
(for Garrison Common)
Brendan Agnew-Iler, Office of Mayor Miller, 416-338-7119



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