To honour and remember in Emery Village Remembrance Day 2019

  •  December, 2019
By Sean Delaney Snow fell softly over Emery’s Joseph Bannon Park on Monday, November 11 as a gathering of residents, politicians and military members paid tribute to the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers, both past and present. Now in its seventh year, the service around the Joseph Banno...

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Remembrance Day in Emery

  •  December, 2017
By Sean Delaney On Nov. 11, an attentive group of Emery residents tolerated a brisk autumn day in order to pay tribute to fallen soldiers of the past. The gathering took place in Joseph Bannon Park. The space faces a splendid statue of soldier Joseph Bannon. The Emery BIA put up a sizeable te...

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Lest we forget - Nov 2016

  •  January, 2017
By Sean Delaney Nov. 11, 2016 Once again, residents gathered at Joseph Bannon Park in Emery Village to pay their respects and honour all of our fallen soldiers. Ward 7 councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, Executive Director of the Emery Village BIA Sandra Farina and the North Islington Italian Seni...

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Lest we forget - Nov 2015

  •  December, 2015
BY SEAN DELANEY November 11, 2015 Members of the community gathered at Joseph Bannon Park in Emery to pay respect to, and honour, all of our fallen soldiers. With many local seniors groups – including the North Islington Seniors Club – and community members present, Councillor Mammoliti re...

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Lest we forget the ultimate sacrifice

  •  November, 2014
BY SEAN DELANEY . A lone soldier stands at the foot of a monument to another. Though much time has passed since the first soldier died at war… To the lone soldier, here it’s his brother. Our soldier, a pilot, hero of the last World War who went on to serve our community, with his wife, family a...

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