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Service of Remembrance: Watch the ceremony

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Sunnybrook Veterans Centre’s Service of Remembrance has been pre-recorded and will be broadcast for our Veteran residents to view at the same time (separately or distanced).

Families, community members, and Sunnybrook staff can watch the ceremony below, on YouTube, or on television on November 11th:

  • From 10:30 to 11 a.m. on OMNI 1 (channel 4 for Ontario, may differ for other parts of Canada)
  • Check your local listings for Rogers TV air times

Service Details »

Master of Ceremony
Lieutenant-Colonel Lyle Holbrook, CD
400 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

Land Acknowledgement

“O Canada”
2Lt (Ret’d) Scott Newlands, CD

Welcome
Dr. Andy Smith
President & CEO
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

In Flanders Fields
Written by Lt. Colonel John McCrae
Recited by Robert Chartré
Veteran Resident

Invocation
Chaplain Jim Huth

The Lesson
Reading by Dr. Jocelyn Charles
Medical Director
Veterans Centre

Memorial Wreaths
Announced by Sylvia Brachvogel, Operations Director, Veterans Centre; and Dr. Dan Cass, EVP and Chief Medical Executive, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Official Greetings
Dr. David J. Shergold, CD, Lt(N) (Ret’d) Submariner RCN
Attending Physician, Veterans Centre
Royal Canadian Legion Member Fort York 165

Selected Reading
An adaption to a Litany of Remembrance
Recited by Brenda Reid and Suzie Stohn
Veteran Residents

Compliments by the Colours

Last Post
Kevin Major

Lament
Cpl Eric DenOuden
Pipe Major
400 Sqn Pipes & Drums

Moment of Silence

Rouse
Kevin Major

Words of Honour and Final Blessing
Richard Ratcliffe
President of the Sunnybrook Veterans Council and Veteran Resident

The virtual service was produced by/with Sunnybrook Digital & Visual Communications.
Camera - Ancil London and Doug Nicholson
Audio & Lighting - Alfonso Viscido

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to Rogers Communications and OMNI Television for their support at a time of need. They were there for us, they helped us to connect our Veterans, families and community at a moment that matters most, so that all may be able to participate in this special service at the same time on November 11th.


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