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Okanagan, Kamloops, mark Remembrance Day

November 11, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Every year, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians pause.

A moment of silence ensues. For those two minutes, all is quiet as Canadians pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.

In Vernon, thousands gathered at Kal Tire Place for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. The song of the pipes filled the air as the ceremony got underway.


Proud to be part of the Coldstream community on Remembrance Day.

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In Kamloops, people gathered at Riverside Park to pay their respects.


Remembrance ???? . In November at high school, we spend time taking about what is rememberance and what the poppy represents in Canada. #canadaremembers My grandma served in WWII as an airplane mechanic. He wanted desperately to serve overseas as many young men did but was placed in the prairies as a part of the air training program for Allied air crews. . He’s 95 now, and I’m so grateful to hear his stories and experience and what life was like during his time in the Air Force. . Watercolour and ink poppies by 2018 Art Foundations students. @royalcanadianlegion . . . . . #skssart #canadaremembers #arted #rememberance #kamloops #arteducation #collaboration #OurDuty #lestweforget #weremember #rememberanceday #canada #poppies #poppy #watercolour

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A special thank you to all who have served, will serve, and do serve currently in our country. Your sacrifice and your family's sacrifice will always be under appreciated, as nothing any ordinary civilian can do will never be enough to thank you! In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie, In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - #lestweforget #remember #Kamloops #rememberanceday #bethankful #peace

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In Kelowna, they gather at the Cenotaph in City Park.


Lest we forget.

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In Penticton, it's the Veterans Memorial Park.

Regardless of where, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 every year, Canadians remember.

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