Remembrance Day: residents are asked to acknowledge our veterans from a distance

November 6, 2020
Esquimalt News

We are coming on a meaningful time of year for Canadians from coast to coast to coast as we prepare to remember, with respect, our Aboriginal Veterans Day on November 8, and Remembrance Day on November 11. 

“It is important to observe our Veterans’ Days and remember those who have given themselves in service for us”, said Mayor Barbara Desjardins. “Esquimalt will remember them, just a bit differently this year. For the best interest of our Veterans and their families, please be mindful of their safety and yours as you reflect on their sacrifices.”

Residents are strongly encouraged to avoid attending local ceremonies in person and to avoid close proximity with others.

This event, as respected as it is, still needs to follow provincial health orders. Learn more from the BCCDC. 

There are several ways to acknowledge our veterans: