Acts of Remembrance in Oakville

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Virtual and in-person local ceremony options

Residents are encouraged to honour and remember those who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace on Remembrance Day. 

Residents can pay tribute to our veterans and active service members by:
  • wearing a poppy and making a donation to the Poppy Fund;
  • observing two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. on November 11 wherever they are;
  • expressing their gratitude online through social media by using #OakvilleRemembers hashtag; and 
  • joining the local ceremonies (details below) or watching the town’s livestream of the George’s Square Remembrance Day ceremony on November 11 at 10:45 a.m. 

Remembrance Day ceremonies

  • The Bronte branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting a walk from its 79 Jones St. location to the Chris Vokes Memorial Park cenotaph, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on November 6, with a ceremony taking place from 10:50 a.m. to noon.
  • A parade to George's Square will begin at Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre, 325 Reynolds St., at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony at George’s square will take place between 10:50 a.m. to noon.
  • A ceremony will take place at Memorial Park at the Trafalgar Memorial on November 11 from 10:50 a.m. to noon.