Emery Village BIA Executive Director’s message - October 2022

  •  November, 2022
This Remembrance Day, Emery Village BIA will carry on our tradition of hosting a gathering and wreath laying ceremony in honour of our fallen soldiers and veterans, and in memory of Joseph Bannon. The ceremony will be held at Joseph Bannon Park - 65 Mary Chapman Boulevard – on Friday, November 11, 2...

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Remembrance Day in Emery Village 2020

  •  December, 2020
By Sean Delaney On November 11th, Emery Village once again saw Remembrance Day ceremonies at Joseph Bannon Park. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic, there was no formal invitation to area residents to join in due to recommendations from the City of Toronto’s Public Health Unit. Instead,...

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Executive Director's Message-Oct 2019

  •  November, 2019
Remembering those who served The upcoming month of November gives us an opportunity to show our gratitude for the sacrifice of the brave men and women who fought in wars for our freedom. This year we want to honour all the veterans from our Emery community who have served for Canada both in peac...

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Lest we forget - Emery students mark Remembrance Day

  •  December, 2018
By Sean Delaney A recent Canadian study suggested there is an increasing trend of younger generations taking part in Remembrance Day celebrations – including participation in ceremonies, such as the laying of wreaths, and the wearing of poppies. This is great news given that soon there may ...

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Yesterday and Today : Community Champion

  •  November, 2017
Humberlea’s fighting community champion By Tim Lambrinos Every year, Nov.11 is a day that symbolizes Remembrance Day in Canada. The day allows an opportunity for everyone to give tribute to our fallen soldiers of the past. We can reflect upon the enormous loss of lives and those who sacrificed...

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Publisher’s note Remembrance Day

  •  November, 2015
We must remember. If we do not, the sacrifice of those thousands of Canadian lives will be meaningless. They died for us, for their homes and families and friends, for a collection of traditions they cherished and a future they believed in; they died for Canada. The meaning of their sacrifice re...

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Lest We Forget

  •  November, 2013
November 11th marks Remembrance Day. I had the honour of participating in a small ceremony at Joseph Bannon Park just south of Sheppard off of Weston Rd. Taking a brief moment to remember and honour Canada’s veterans is about more than just wearing a poppy on your lapel. It’s about bringing th...

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