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Posted: November 10, 2018

Remembrance Day services in the region

Nov. 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Canadians have now been honouring and remembering those who have died in service for our country for a century. People continue to fall in service our nation and communities – in the Armed Forces, police forces, fire departments and other emergency services.

We must always remember, always respect…

Here is a list of Remembrance Day services being held in the East Kootenay.

Canal Flats

Ceremony at Canal Flats Civic Centre begins at 10:45 a.m.

Cranbrook

Parade through downtown Cranbrook to Rotary Park/Cenotaph begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by 11 a.m. service.

Edgewater

A ceremony/service is taking place at 10:55 a.m. at Centennial Park. The community is then invited to a free luncheon at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 199.

Elkford

A service is being held at the Alliance Church at 10 a.m. followed by procession to the Cenotaph at 10:45 a.m., with the ceremony/service starting at 11 a.m. Refreshments follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Elkford Community Conference Centre.

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Fernie

Bells of Peace Remembrance Day Service will be held on Sunday, November 11 at 10:45 a.m. Event hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #36. Parade departs from the Royal Canadian Legion on 1st Avenue to the Cenotaph at the Fernie Courthouse. All are welcome to commemorate and remember the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.
Full schedule here.

Invermere

Form-up begins front of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 71 at 10:30 a.m. and procession moves to Cenotaph with ceremony/service starting at 10:55 a.m.

Kimberley

The parade to Veteran Memorial Park begins at 10:20 a.m. and service begins at 10:55 a.m. at the new Cenotaph.

Sparwood

There is a service at Senior’s Drop-in Centre at 10:30 a.m. followed by a parade to the Cenotaph, with the ceremony/service beginning at 10:55 a.m.

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