List of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Toronto
A woman places her poppy on a wreath during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Queen's Park Veteran's Memorial in Toronto on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010. (Nathan Denette / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Web staff, cp24.com
Published Friday, November 9, 2012 8:36AM EST
Last Updated Friday, November 9, 2012 2:32PM EST
Several Remembrance Day ceremonies are being held in Toronto on Sunday, giving people plenty of opportunities to pay tribute to Canada’s veterans.
At 11 a.m. on Sunday, people across the city will pause for a moment of silence as they acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of Canada’s fallen soldiers and of those who returned home.
Some of the largest ceremonies take place at Old City Hall, Queen's Park and Toronto’s civic centres.
Ceremonies at the following locations are scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m.:
- East York Civic Centre, memorial gardens (850 Coxwell Ave.)
- Etobicoke Civic Centre, cenotaph (399 The West Mall)
- North York Civic Centre, George Weston Recital Hall at the Toronto Centre for the Arts (5040 Yonge St.)
- Old City Hall, cenotaph (Bay and Queen streets)
- York Civic Centre, York Memorial Collegiate Auditorium (2690 Eglinton Ave. W.)
- Fort York National Historic Site/Strachan Avenue Military Cemetery, Garrison Common (250 Fort York Blvd.)
- Kew Gardens, cenotaph (2075 Queen St. E.)
- Queen’s Park, front lawn
- Prospect Cemetery sunrise service (1450 St. Clair Ave. W.)
- Swansea Town Hall (95 Lavinia Ave.)
- Royal Canadian Legion, Scarborough cenotaph (Kingston Road and Danforth Avenue)
- Toronto Zoo
The following ceremony is also taking place Sunday:
- Royal Canadian Legion, Stan Lister Hall, 7 p.m. (100 Salome Dr.)
At 11 a.m., TTC vehicles will pause for two minutes.
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