Remembrance Day ceremony in Laval

At back left to right, Laval Mayor Marc Demers, Quebec Lt. Gov. Michelle Doyon, Lt. Col. Jacques Nicolas; at front, starting third from left, MNA Francine Charbonneau, MP Angelo Ianoco, MP Annie Koutrakis, Christopher Skeete, MP Yves Robillard, MNA Guy Ouellette, City Councilor Aglaia Revelaskis, City Councilor Sandra El-Helou, City Councilor Christiane Yoakim, City Councilor Pietro Galati, City Councilor Aram Elagoz.

The City of Laval hosted a Remembrance Day ceremony on Sunday at City Hall to commemorate Veterans. In attendance were representatives from the Royal Canadian Legion Chomedey branch, the 4th Battalion Royal 22nd Regiment, the sea cadets, army cadets and air cadets, members of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier school board, several elected officials and Laval residents.

Laval Mayor Marc Demers, addressed the crowd saying, “I think that it is particularly important to emphasize the courage of the military men and women who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom. The memories and knowledge of war is what drives us to undertake the means necessary to strive for peace.”

On Remembrance Day, Monday, November 11th, the City of Laval hoisted the Legion flag at City Hall in honour of Veterans.

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