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2023 Remembrance Day ceremonies

By Brad Perry Nov 8, 2023 | 11:04 AM

Canadians will gather on Saturday to acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country.

Remembrance Day ceremonies large and small will take place in cities and towns across New Brunswick.

Here is a look at some of the events planned. If your community’s events are not on our list, click here to send us an email with the details.

St. Stephen

The Royal Canadian Legion St. Croix Branch 9 will hold a ceremony at the Cenotaph on Milltown Boulevard in St. Stephen. Attendees are asked to be there for 10:45 a.m.

A separate service led by the Royal Canadian Legion Milltown Branch 48 will take place at the Cenotaph (the corner of Queensway Way and Church Street) at 11 a.m.

Saint Andrews

A ceremony led by the Royal Canadian Legion Passamaquoddy Branch 8 will take place at All Saints Anglican Church Hall (75 King Street) at 11 a.m.

Blacks Harbour

The Royal Canadian Legion Blacks Harbour Branch 39 will hold a ceremony at Stella Marris Hall (837 Main Street) beginning at 10 a.m.

Saint John

The annual Remembrance Day ceremony at TD Station will begin shortly before 11 a.m.

Doors open at 9 a.m. and community members are asked to be seated no later than 10:15 a.m.

On the east side, there will be a ceremony at Jervis Bay Ross Memorial Park (Graham Street) at 11 a.m.

There will be two separate services on the west side. The first will take place at the Field of Honour, Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery (1650 Manawagonish Road) at 9 a.m.

A second ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 69 Cenotaph (750 Manawagonish Road) will take place at 10:50 a.m.

In the north end, there will be a ceremony at the memorial in Public Gardens (48 Seely Street) at 2 p.m.

Grand Bay-Westfield

A service will be held at the Veterans Peace Park (Cenotaph), located across from the Canada Post office at the intersection of Woolastook Drive and River Valley Drive.

Attendees are asked to arrive by 10:15 a.m. The service will also be livestreamed on the legion’s Facebook page.

Woolastook Drive between River Valley Drive and Highland Road will be closed to all traffic from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Kennebecasis Valley

The traditional Kennebecasis Valley Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony will take place at the qplex in Quispamsis.

Doors will open at 9 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m. Those planning to attend are asked to be in the building and seated by 10:15 a.m.

An informal volunteer-led ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph on the Rothesay Common at 10:45 a.m.