Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

In Remembrance

November 11, 2014

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Several weeks ago I recorded In Flanders Fields as part of this commemoration. 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. 2015 will be the 100th anniversary of the writing of In Flanders Fields by Guelph native Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. It is McCrae’s famous poem that made the poppy […]

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Remembrance Day – A Mayor’s View

November 11, 2013

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Lots to remember

November 6, 2013

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Several weeks ago I welcomed holocaust survivor Eva Schloss (Anne Frank’s stepsister and childhood friend) to Guelph.  The Beth Isaiah Synagogue had sponsored her visit to Guelph as part of her book tour – Eva’s Story: A Survivor’s Tale by the Stepsister of Anne Frank. It was standing room only for the event. I was not able […]

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Legion does us proud again

November 15, 2011

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Remembrance Day in Guelph is a significant event in our city’s calendar thanks to the efforts of the Legion.   Pre Remembrance Dinner November 10 2011 Head Table Guests Front Row – L to R – Lynn Borthwick (Spouse of Col. Frank Bayne) Legion Zone C2 Commander Lynda Hagedorn, MPP Liz Sandals, Dorothy Durnford lst Vice and […]

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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2011

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Students from June Avenue Public School and Isaac Brock Public School provided the artwork that was included in the posters that you will see on our City buses. Click here to view the posters.

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Remembrance Day Parade

November 11, 2009

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The Remembrance Day Parade assembled in front of City Hall earlier today.

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