Every year on Nov. 11, Canadians across the country pause for a moment of silence to remember those who have served and died in wartime and other military activities in which Canada has been involved.
To continue to honour the sacrifices of these brave men and women, various municipalities around Greater Victoria have planned public Remembrance Day services.
Here’s a snapshot of the services happening around your area on Monday, Nov. 11 (a reminder that parking near the ceremony sites will be limited, so consider other means of transportation):
Where: Legislature grounds; cenotaph, east lawns and driveway, 501 Belleville St.
When: 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Saanich Municipal Hall cenotaph, 770 Vernon Ave.
When: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Pioneer Park Cenotaph, 1209 Clarke Rd., Brentwood Bay.
When: 10:45 a.m.
Town of Sidney Parade of Veterans
Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Ave.
When: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Uplands Park cenotaph, 2800 Beach Dr.
When: 10:55 a.m.
Where: Esquimalt Memorial Park, 1200 Esquimalt Rd.
When: 11 a.m. (Post-service reception hosted by Royal Canadian Legion Branch #172, at CFB Esquimalt’s Chief and Petty Officer’s Mess on Lyall Street)
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, Goldstream Avenue at Veteran’s Memorial Parkway
When: Parade starts at 10 a.m., ceremony at 10:50 a.m. (post-ceremony open house at Royal Canadian Legion, 761 Station Ave.)
Where: St. Mary the Virgin Heritage Church, 4354 Metchosin Rd.
When: Event starts at 10:45 a.m.