Wawa Prepares For Remembrance Day

Canadians will take a moment to remember Canadian soldiers and their sacrifices, as Remembrance Day arrives this Sunday.

Larry Harvey of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 429 in Wawa reminds the day will mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending the First World War, emphasizing the impact that war had on Canada.

Harvey notes the Legion has launched the "Bells of Peace" initiative mark this anniversary, asking churches and community buildings with bells to ring them 100 times at sunset on Remembrance Day.

Ceremonies will be held in Chapleau and Wawa - Wawa's will start with a march from the Legion to the cenotaph around 10:30, followed by a short ceremony with wreath laying at the cenotaph, a service at Michipicoten High School, and a march back to the Legion, where everyone is invited to join in a lunch.