Remembrance Day 2017

Remembrance Day Banner 

The City of Brampton and Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, acknowledge and thank all veterans and individuals, particularly those with a connection to the City, for serving to protect our freedoms.​​​​

  • To view Colonel Bill Adcock's full interview, please click here.
  • To view Captain Stewart Dalziel's full interview, click here.
  • To view Sergeant Chris Banks' full interview, click here.
  • To view Colonel Edward Conover's full interview, click here.
  • To view Pilot Officer Bill Burrell's full interview, click here.  
  • To view Corporal Christopher Varga's full interview, click here. 
  • To view Air Commodore Surjeet Singh Bhatti's full interview, click here.

 

Parade and Service Information

Sunrise Service
Saturday, November 11, 2017 | 7:55 am start
Meadowvale Cemetery Chapel, 7732 Mavis Road

Parade and Service of Remembrance
Saturday, November 11, 2017 | 10:55 am start
City Hall, Ken Whillans Square, Memorial Cenotaph
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Click here to watch live on Facebook.

Parade and Service of Remembrance

Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 10:55 am start
Chinguacousy Park, Veteran Memorial
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Candle Light Service

Sunday, November 5, 2017 | 7:30 pm start
Gage Park, Veteran Statue
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Road Closures

Saturday, November 11
The following roads will be closed from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm:

  • Main Street South from Queen Street to Clarence Street
  • Wellington Street West from George Street South to Chapel Street
The following roads will be closed from 10:30 am to 11:00 am:
  • Theatre Lane from union Street to Main Street North
The following roads will be closed from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm:
  • Armstrong Street between Chapel Street and Mary Street
  • Chapel Street between Wellington Street and Armstrong Street
  • Mary Street between Armstrong Street to the entrance of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15, on Mary Street
Please note that John Street and Beatty Avenue will be converted from one-way to two-way streets for the duration of the above closures.
 
Sunday, November 5

The following roads will be closed from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm:

  • Central Park Drive from Hanover Road to Queen Street East
  • Queen Street East from Central Park Drive to Laurelcrest Street/West Drive (westbound lanes only)

Transit Service

Brampton Transit will provide regular service on Saturday, November 11. Transit stores will be open. War veterans ride free on Brampton Transit on November 11. A veteran can be identified by producing a Brampton Transit "War Veteran Pass" or by any of the following items:
  • Uniform
  • Medals
  • Berets
  • Blazer
  • Other means of identification

For route and schedule information, call 905.874.2999, or visit Brampton Transit's website here, and use Next Ride for real-time bus information. View next bus information on the go through a smartphone or other mobile device here.

Poppy Campaign Launch and Flag Raising

Friday, October 27, 2017 | 10:00 am start
City Hall, Ken Whillans Square, Community Flag Pole
To mark the start of the Poppy campaign, there will be a flag raising at Brampton City Hall. Funds raised will directly support Canada's serving and retired veterans and their families, while helping to ensure Canadians never forget the tremendous efforts of those who serve. The campaign will run until November 11. For more information on the Poppy Campaign, contact the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 15 at 905.451.9569 or Branch 609 at 905.453.1488, or visit the Royal Canadian Legion's website here.