City to Hold Remembrance Day Civic Ceremony

Nov. 7th 2020.  The City of Kingston's 2020 Remembrance Day Civic Ceremony will be live-streamed with closed-captions from Memorial Hall in City Hall beginning at approximately 10:45 a.m. Due to COVID-19 limitations on gatherings, the ceremony is by invitation-only and closed to the public.  Show your support for those who made the ultimate sacrifice:

  • For those who wish to purchase a wreath or a poppy, they can do so at the Royal Canadian Legion
  • The Ceremony will be live-streamed on the City's YouTube page

In lieu of the community and Military and Veterans groups wreath-laying ceremonies, all wreaths will be pre-placed and on display in Memorial Hall for the Civic Service of Remembrance. For those wish to order a wreath, they are advised to contact Merrill Gooderham, Poppy Chair, Royal Canadian Legion at 613-544-5522.

Remembrance Day Changes To City Services

Here are the City schedule changes for Remembrance Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11:

Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: No collection Wednesday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at www.CityofKingston.ca/Collection. The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Wednesday.

Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences are closed Wednesday.

Kingston Transit: Buses run as usual on Wednesday.

INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Rideau Heights Community Centre and arenas: Open Wednesday. 

Swimming lessons and drop-in programming: City of Kingston programs at the West-end Boys & Girls Club will continue as usual on Nov. 11.

CaraCo Home Field: Closed Wednesday.

Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are open on Wednesday.

PumpHouse Museum: Closed Wednesday.

 

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