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Reading: Trina Costantini-Powell
Poem: John Mc Crae
Lest We Forget
“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old; age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”
(Laurence Binyon, “Ode of Remembrance”)
2020 Veterans’ Week
Canada Remembers the end of the Second World War
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. This bitter conflict raged for six years and saw over one million brave Canadians serve in uniform around the globe. READ MORE...
William "Bill" McLachlan, 95 years young, reading at the National Congress of Italian-Canadians Remembrance Day Service of November 4, 2018.
Matthew Halton a CBC reporter with this audio reporting live from the war front Ortona, Italy 1945.
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NCIC / ICHC VIRTUAL REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY 2020
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Tribute to Lance Corporal Antonio Barbaro
Video courtesy Tele-30, Ottawa
Wartime posters display at the Italian Canadian Historical Centre November 4, 2018 (Courtesy of Marc Racine)
National Congress of Italian-Canadians Wreath - Cerimonia dei Caduti November 2018 St. Anthony's Church and Piazza Dante
Picture of Wreath for the Messa dei Caduti and ceremony outside-November 2019