This video presents “Remembrance Day Canada (‘Soldiers Cry’ by Roland Majeau)”:
- “A salute to the men and women who have served and continue to serve this great country
- Lest we forget”
Across Canada, Remembrance Day services recognizes the sacrifices and bravery of Canadian soldiers who served our nation in times of war, and during peace keeping missions, for nearly a century.
This year marks significant historical military milestones with the :
- 95th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
- 95th anniversary of the capture of Passchendaele
- 70th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid
Each year, from November 5 to 11, Canadians join together to celebrate Veterans’ Week.
- This Veterans’ Week, take time to remember by attending a Remembrance Day ceremony, visiting a local cenotaph or monument, sharing your thoughts of remembrance online, or wearing a poppy with pride
The poppy was first introduced as a symbol of remembrance in 1921 — a visual pledge to never forget the Canadians killed in war and in military operations
- Two minutes of silence are observed at Remembrance services across the country at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year
Learn more and find remembrance events and activities in your area at veterans.gc.ca.