Remembrance

Ensuring the continuation of the tradition of Honouring and Remembering our military heritage is so important to The Legion, and we ensure its success through a number of programs, services and resources for everyone across Canada
Remembrance

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Remembrance Day Ceremony

The Remembrance Day Ceremony has played a major role in Remembrance for decades. Every year on November 11, millions gather to collectively stand in honour of all who have fallen in the service of their country.

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The Poppy Campaign

Every year, the Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign to honour those who serve, and to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families.

Every year, the Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign to honour those who serve, and to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families. From the last Friday in October to Remembrance Day, all Canadians can be a part of the campaign. Wear a poppy, attend a ceremony, and show your recognition for those who gave their lives for our freedom.

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Youth and Remembrance

Educational Resources

The Legion keeps the tradition of Remembrance alive for the next generation through Remembrance commemorations and the Poppy Campaign, a Teaching Guide, Poster and Literary Contests, and scholarship and bursary programs.

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Memorials and cenotaphs

To promote Remembrance, The Royal Canadian Legion erects and maintains war memorials and cenotaphs across Canada, including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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Donate to the Poppy Fund

Donate to the Legion Poppy Fund

Thank you for your donations to the Poppy Fund. Through your generosity, the Legion helps all of Canada’s Veterans.

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Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother

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The National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother is chosen annually by The Royal Canadian Legion to represent the mothers of Canada at the National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa on 11 November.

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National Memorial Ride

National Memorial Ride

Honouring Canada's Fallen Veterans

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The Poppy Trademark

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Canadians are fiercely proud of our Veterans… and during the period leading up to Remembrance Day, millions of Canadians wear a Poppy as a symbol of national pride and respect, a visual pledge to never forget the more than 117,000 Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms. The Legion has been entrusted to uphold and maintain this symbol by the People of Canada.

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Pilgrimage of Remembrance

Legion Pilgrimage of Remembrance

Whether it is to connect with fallen comrades, family members, loved ones or simply to honour those who fell for our freedom, making a pilgrimage is an experience that should be taken by every Canadian.

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Remembrance Music / Videos

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Listen to the works of numerous artists who were inspired by the acts of Veterans and those who continue to serve in Canada’s military.

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Backgrounder

In the spring of 1998, the Dominion President of the Legion invited a number of government departments and other organizations to participate in a Working Group to bring the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier project to fruition.

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Ceremony Music

Piper

Download the music that you need for your ceremonies or remembrance events. The tracks include O Canada, Last Post, Lament, Rouse, God Save the Queen and the Official Legion March (Unity March).

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Two Minutes of Silence

Honour, Thank, Remember.
Two Minutes of Silence

The most sacrosanct and central element in Remembrance is the two minutes of silence. During this time of reflection, Canadians pause to honour, thank and Remember our Fallen.

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Virtual Wall of Honour

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Honour and Remember Canada's Veterans through the Legion's Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance.

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