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A number of Remembrance Day ceremonies are set to be held this week across the community, including in Wallaceburg, Dresden and Walpole Island.


On Sunday, November 11 a service will be held at Wallaceburg District Secondary School starting at 9:30 a.m. A family wreath laying ceremony will be held.

After the service a parade will take place to the Wallaceburg Cenotaph for 11 a.m.

A short service will be held with government representatives laying wreaths and any family who would like to redo their wreaths as well.

A light lunch will follow at the Legion.

A 24-hour vigil will begin on Saturday, November 10 starting at 11 a.m. at the Wallaceburg Cenotaph as well.

More details can be found, here.


On Saturday, November 10 a Remembrance Dinner is being held at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 113 in Dresden starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the bar.

On Sunday, November 11 a Remembrance Day Parade and Cenotaph Service is being held.

At 10:45 a.m., the parade will form in the parking lot at Branch 113 and will proceed to the Cenotaph.

The Sarnia Aircraft Association Flying Formation Team will be doing a flyover at the event at this time.

At 11 a.m., two minutes of silence, act of remembrance and laying of wreaths ceremonies will be held.

Walpole Island

A Remembrance Day Ceremony is being held on Friday, November 9 starting at 10 a.m.

A walk will take place from the Bkejwanong Children’s Centre to the Walpole Island Veteran’s Monument.

All are welcome to attend the ceremony, which should last about 45 minutes.