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Remembrance Day 2019

Hosted by the City of Brampton


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

The City worked with the Legion Branch 15 to create the following videos in recognition of local veterans. 


Parade and Service Information

Candle Light Service

Sunday, November 3, 2019 | 7:30 pm start
Gage Park, Veteran Statue 

Parade and Service of Remembrance

Sunday, November 10, 2019 | 10:55 am start
Chinguacousy Park, Memorial Plaza 

Sunrise Service

Monday, November 11, 2019 | 7:55 am start
Meadowvale Cemetery Chapel, 7732 Mavis Road

Parade and Service of Remembrance

Monday, November 11, 2019 | 10:55 am start
City Hall, Ken Whillans Square, Memorial Cenotaph


Road Closures

Sunday, November 10

The following roads will be closed from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm:
  • Central Park Drive from Hanover Road to Queen Street East (Southbound lanes only)
  • Queen Street East from Central Park Drive to Laurelcrest Street/West Drive (westbound lanes only)

Monday, 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 12:30 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.
 

Transit Service

Brampton Transit will provide regular service on Monday, 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 25, 2019 | 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​.


These are some examples of the banners that will be hanging high on Main Street North, Main Street South, Queen Street East and West in Downtown Brampton, as a tribute to Veterans who have a connection to Brampton.





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Event Date Monday, November 11, 2019
Start Time 7:00 AM
End Time 12:00 PM
Event Contact/Host City of Brampton