Remembrance Day 2019

Remembrance Day is a time to honour and commemorate the sacrifices of so many who have fought for our livelihood, and our freedom.

Veteran Hilliard Gardypie states:

Remembrance Day is about honouring our people who served in the war – those brave warriors who signed up, lived in trenches, and fought so that our young people could see the opportunity we have today. It is especially important for our young people to remember… to know how it was back in the day. Many of our young people thankfully do not know what war is about. Remembrance Day is an opportunity to be reminded of all that sacrifice.”

Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation Remembrance Day events consist of:

Remembrance Day Service – “Honouring our Simakaniskikanak‚ÄĚ

Location: Rec Centre

  • Dedication Ceremony at 9:00am
  • Veterans Grand Entry: 10:00am
    – Flag Song
    – Honour Song
    – Victory Song
  • Poems
    – In Flander’s Fields
  • Act of Remembrance
    – The Last Post
    – Moment of Silence
    – Reveille
    – Candle & Wreath Ceremony
    – Poppy Ceremony
  • Lunch

All Veterans, current serving/former Canadian Forces (Regular Force, Primary Reserve, Bold Eagle, Military Co-Op Program), and RCMP members are strongly encouraged to attend in uniform.

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