Remembrance Day ceremonies to be held at Legion

Those wishing to participate are asked to meet at the Legion at 9:45 a.m. The procession will walk down 100 Street, circling the block at the Royal Bank and returning back to the cenotaph where an outdoor ceremony will be held. A service will be held inside at 10:50 a.m.

The event will continue with a free lunch and games, and into the evening with a Turkey dinner and dance.

Legion Public Relations Chair Dan Davies says the face of veterans has changed, and now includes people as young as 19.

"It is a day for citizens to set aside and recognize the contributions that all the men and women in uniform that serve and contribute and make a difference around the world," he says, adding that it's important to remember members of the RCMP as well.

Those who can't attend the ceremonies are still encouraged to take a minute out of their day to remember those who have served or are currently serving the country.

Public transit in Fort St. John will be free on Friday, with bus service on Routes 1 and 2 between 8:15 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. and 2:45 – 7:15 p.m. There will also be two HandyDARTs providing free service from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 – 7:00 p.m.

About Erica Fisher 4010 Articles

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.