BELLEVILLE – Many Remembrance Day ceremonies are taking place in the region Wednesday to honour past and present members of the Canadian Forces.
Loyalist College’s Remembrance Day ceremony is being held in Alumni Hall at 10:50 a.m.
Among those in attendance will be local author Mary Thomas and Major Allan Ferriss, Commanding Officer of the 8 Air Communication and Control Squadron at CFB Trenton.
There will be a parade at the Belleville Armouries at 10:30 a.m. followed by a ceremony at the Belleville Cenotaph at 11 a.m.
The route of the parade has changed this year. The parade will exit the Armouries onto Bridge Street, turn westward to Pinnacle Street and then north on Pinnacle to Station Street. The return parade will follow the same route.
Other ceremonies taking place are listed below.
- Two ceremonies will take place at the Cenotaph at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Prince Edward County
- Consecon: 11 a.m. at Consecon Cenotaph.
- Picton: 10 a.m. at the Picton United Church.
- Wellington: 10 a.m. at the United Church.
- Brighton: Parade at 10 a.m.
- Campbellford: 11 a.m. at the Campbellford Cenotaph.
- Colborne: 11 a.m. at Victoria Square Park.
- Frankford: 11 a.m. at Frankford Cenotaph.
- Hastings: 11 a.m. at Hastings Royal Canadian Legion branch.
- Madoc: 11 a.m. at Madoc Cenotaph (march from the Legion at 10:45).
- Marmora: 11 a.m. at Marmora Cenotaph.
- Stirling: 9:30 a.m. at the Harold Cenotaph and 11 a.m. at the Cenotaph on Mill St.
- Tweed: 11 a.m. at the Tweed Cenotaph.
- Tyendinaga Township – 10:30 a.m at the municipal office, 859 Melrose Road.
- Warkworth: 11 a.m. beside the Warkworth Library.