Mississauga remembers with City Hall ceremony on November 11

By November 7, 2023November 9th, 2023Events

On November 11, the City of Mississauga will honour Canadian Armed Forces past and present with an outdoor ceremony at City Hall. City officials and dignitaries will gather at the outdoor Community Memorial at 10:30 a.m. to pay tribute to Canada’s veterans. Members of the public may attend the Remembrance Day ceremony in person or watch it online.

Canadian soldiers and veterans will be honoured with a moment of silence and the laying of wreaths.

Remembrance Day ceremony at Mississauga City Hall

Saturday, November 11, 2023
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mississauga City Hall, Outdoor Community Memorial
(Memorial located at northwest corner of Mississauga Celebration Square)
300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga

Watch virtually:          
Those unable to attend the ceremony can watch the live stream online.

Interested media that wish to cover the ceremony are asked to RSVP to media@mississauga.ca by 3 p.m. on Friday, November 10.

Also on November 11, veterans can ride MiWay for free with one friend.

Veterans should wear items such as uniforms, medals or carry items that identify them to transit operators. As a sign of respect to Canadian veterans, all buses will stop for two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on November 11.

Remembrance Day events in Mississauga

Royal Canadian Legion: Branch #82
The annual Remembrance Day parade will be held on Saturday, November 11. The parade will begin in front of Branch #82 Royal Canadian Legion at 35 Front St. in Port Credit at 9:30 a.m. and will march from the Legion Hall to Trinity Anglican Church on Stavebank Rd. for a church service. Following this, there will be a short service at 11 a.m. in front of the cenotaph that will include the laying of wreaths.

Royal Canadian Legion: Branch #139
The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and the service conducted by the Streetsville Legion at 11 a.m. at the cenotaph in the Village Square. The service will include the laying of wreaths and a moment of silence.

Royal Canadian Legion: Branch #582
The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Attendees are asked to meet in the parking lot of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at 719 Dundas St. E and the parade will lead to the cenotaph. The service will start at 10:30 a.m.

Additional information can be found on the City’s Remembrance Day webpage.