Lest we forget: McGill to host city's Remembrance Day ceremony

By McGill Reporter Staff

For the first time, Montreal’s official Remembrance Day ceremony will be held on McGill’s lower field, on Wed., Nov. 11, as of 10:30 a.m. The event will bring together veterans, various other special guests, and guest of honour Colonel Richard Lapointe. It will include a 21-gun salute from four canons positioned in front of the Arts Building, as well as the laying of wreaths and performances by military bands. Two minutes of silence will be observed at 11 a.m., between the first and second gun salutes. Please note that lower campus will be closed to traffic and parking from 6 a.m. until noon. All are welcome to attend.

Macdonald Campus will hold its Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 5. The event will begin with a procession leaving from the Memorial Arch at 10:15 a.m. before an official ceremony at the War Memorial at 10:30.