Ceremonies are taking place across Greater Victoria on Monday, Nov. 11 to mark Remembrance Day. The largest takes place around the cenotaph on the legislative grounds at Belleville and Government streets, and gets underway at 10:45 a.m. (Black Press file photo)

Remembrance Day services: where to pay your respects in Greater Victoria

Memorial events happening around the region on Nov. 11

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):

Victoria

Where: Legislature grounds; cenotaph, east lawns and driveway, 501 Belleville St.

When: 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saanich

Where: Saanich Municipal Hall cenotaph, 770 Vernon Ave.

When: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Central Saanich

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.

Oak Bay

Where: Uplands Park cenotaph, 2800 Beach Dr.

When: 10:55 a.m.

Esquimalt

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)

Langford

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.)

Metchosin

Where: St. Mary the Virgin Heritage Church, 4354 Metchosin Rd.

When: Event starts at 10:45 a.m.

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