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Old 11-04-2008, 10:09 AM   #1
charlene
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Default Nov.11 - Remembering

http://www.1914-1918.ca/vigil.aspx
Virtual streaming begins at 5 p.m.

In memory of Canada's WW1 military members who lost their lives this is an amazing Vigil taking place in England and across Canada..

The vigils start at 5 p.m. in each city noted at the website, names of the dead will be broadcast on buildings.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the opening ceremony at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, to launch Vigil 1914-1918, which will commemorate those Canadians who lost their lives in the First World War.

The London Vigil will take place in Trafalgar Square. The names of the 68,000 Canadians lost in WWI will be projected on the side of Canada House over seven nights, starting at 5:00pm each evening, The first name appears at 5:15pm. Each night’s vigil will be 13 hours long, ending at sunrise the following day. The vigil will then recommence at 5:00pm and run another 13 hours. The last name will appear as dawn breaks on November 11th.

We will remember them.
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