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Where to Mark Remembrance Day in Toronto

TTC service will stop for 2 minutes at 11 a.m. Friday

by Ryan O'Connor
A red poppy with four petals is set against a dark background.
Poppies are a symbol of remembrance that many wear pinned to their lapels in the lead up to Nov. 11. (Eduardo Goody/Unsplash)

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Remembrance Day marks the conclusion of fighting during the First World War and is honoured as a day to reflect and be grateful for the Canadians who have given their lives fighting for their country. Beyond wearing a red poppy and observing two minutes of silence on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., there are many ways people can pay their respects. 

Here is a list of ceremonies being held in the city tomorrow:

TMU Remembrance Day Ceremony

TMU Quad

10:45 a.m.

Downtown Ceremonies

Toronto Old City Hall – Cenotaph

60 Queen St. W

10:45 a.m.

Fort York National Historic Site 

Garrison Commons –  100 Garrison Rd.

10:40 a.m.

Scarborough Ceremony

Scarborough War Memorial

2190 Kingston Road

10:45 a.m.

East York Ceremony

East York Civic Centre – Memorial Gardens

850 Coxwell Ave

10:45 a.m.

York Ceremony

York Civic Centre Cenotaph

2700 Eglinton Avenue West

10:45 a.m.

North York Ceremony

Meridian Arts Centre – George Weston Recital Hall

5040 Yonge St. (formerly Toronto Centre for the Arts)

10:45 a.m.

Etobicoke Ceremony

Etobicoke Civic Centre – Cenotaph

399 The West Mall

10:45 a.m.

The CN Tower will be lit up red and white for Remembrance Day and TTC service will stop for two minutes at 11 a.m.

Reporter, On The Record, Fall 2022.

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