Here’s what’s planned for Stittsville’s Remembrance Day ceremony

The Colour Party leads veterans and other participants down Stittsville Main Street. Photo by Barry Gray

(Above: The Colour Party leads veterans and other participants down Stittsville Main Street on November 11, 2014. Photo by Barry Gray.)

This year’s Remembrance Day activities in Stittsville will begin at 1:30pm on November 11, when the Arnprior Pipe Band will lead a parade from the parking lot of the Legion building, marching to the Cenotaph in front of Johnny Leroux Community Arena.

The official ceremony begins at 2:00pm at the Cenotaph. This year’s ceremony will include a choir of 125 children, the largest ever for a Stittsville Remembrance Day. This year’s Silver Cross Parents are Claire & Richard Leger. Their son Marc was one of the first Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

It’s a long-standing tradition that participants head back to the Legion on Stittsville Mainstreet afterwards for fellowship and rereshments.

You can see photos from last year’s ceremony here…

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