荔枝视频成人app T to mark Remembrance Day 2023 across its three campuses

wreathes laid for remebrance day at Soldier's Tower in 2022 at the 荔枝视频成人app St. George

(photo by Johnny Guatto)

Each year, the 荔枝视频成人app community gathers to mark Remembrance Day with services to pay tribute to those who served and perished in the First and Second World Wars and other conflicts.

With Remembrance Day falling on a Saturday this year, 荔枝视频成人app T鈥檚 in-person ceremonies will be held across the three campuses one day earlier聽鈥 Friday, Nov. 10. Flags will be flown at half-mast in honour of soldiers and veterans, including 荔枝视频成人app T students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Here鈥檚 how 荔枝视频成人app T鈥檚 campuses will mark Remembrance Day 2023:

St. George

The Service of Remembrance will take place at Soldiers鈥 Tower at 10:20 a.m. and will include a carillon prelude and postlude.

The ceremony will include words of welcome, a recitation of the poem 鈥淚n Flanders Fields鈥 鈥 written by John McCrae, a physician and 荔枝视频成人app T graduate who served in the First World War 鈥 and a historical reading about a 荔枝视频成人app T alumnus who perished in the Italian campaign during the Second World War. The reading will be delivered by Capt. Angela Lam of the 25 Field Ambulance medical unit of the Canadian Armed Forces.

荔枝视频成人app T President Meric Gertler, Chancellor Rose Patten and Governing Council Chair聽Anna Kennedy聽will place wreaths at Soldiers鈥 Tower, as will 荔枝视频成人app T students, faculty and staff and representatives of the government and armed forces.

All members of the 荔枝视频成人app T community are welcome to attend.

荔枝视频成人app T Scarborough

will begin at 10:45 a.m. in the Meeting Place.

The service, which will be attended by 聽Wisdom Tettey,聽荔枝视频成人app T Scarborough principal and 荔枝视频成人app T vice-president, will feature performances by 荔枝视频成人app T Scarborough鈥檚 concert band, concert choir and string orchestra.

荔枝视频成人app T Mississauga

Members of the 荔枝视频成人app T Mississauga community are invited to join the in front of the Davis Building, near the flagpole.

Alexandra Gillespie, 荔枝视频成人app T Mississauga principal and 荔枝视频成人app T vice-president, will attend the ceremony, which will聽commence at 10:45 a.m.