The flags at City of Timmins-owned buildings will be flying at half-mast in honour of Remembrance Day on Wednesday, November 11.

According to legion.ca: “2020 commemorations will look different from years past. Pandemic restrictions have meant significantly smaller ceremonies, or their outright cancellation. Other gatherings are being replaced with virtual ceremonies.

For the first time ever, people are asked not to attend ceremonies in person. Nevertheless, the tradition of Remembrance will continue, and Canada’s Fallen will not be forgotten. The Royal Canadian Legion encourages all Canadians to observe a moment of silence on November 11 at 11:00 a.m., to mark the sacrifice of the many
who have fallen in the service of their country, and to acknowledge the courage of those who still serve.”

“It is a time to remember and honour those who served to preserve our way of life,” said
Mayor George Pirie. “We honour those who leave and never return and also those who
return but are never the same. We owe it to these men and women that fought and
continue to fight for our country. Their sacrifice and courage are to be acknowledged by

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