As Remembrance Day approaches, communities throughout the Halifax region are preparing to honour the bravery and sacrifices of those who served. These ceremonies offer a time for reflection, remembrance, and community unity. Here’s an overview of the Remembrance Day events planned across the area:
- At Point Pleasant Park, a ceremony is scheduled to start at 10:45 am by the Halifax Memorial, providing a serene setting for remembrance.
- Sullivan’s Pond in Dartmouth will host a special combined ceremony beginning at 10:30 am. This event merges the traditional activities of the Grand Parade and Sullivan’s Pond ceremonies, creating a unified commemorative experience.
- The Halifax Citadel is set to mark the day with a 21-gun salute at 11 am. The Citadel also opens its doors for free tours between 10 am and 2 pm, offering an insightful look into Canada’s military history.
- In Hammonds Plains, community members will gather at the Hammonds Plains Cenotaph at 10:30 am for a solemn ceremony, reflecting the area’s strong community spirit.
- The Bedford ceremony, held at Fish Hatchery Park and starting at 10:45 am, offers a peaceful environment for honoring the fallen.
- Finally, the Sackville ceremony, beginning at 10:45 am at the Sackville Cenotaph, provides a moment for the community to come together in Lower Sackville.