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11-11-2008, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by loudi94 View Post
Really?? We always had/have a school ceremony on the earliest available day before and then the 11th off. Even as a kid I remember standing in front of the cenotaph as the names of our local soldiers that were lost in war were read out.
Schools certainly have ceremonies, but Remembrance Day has not been a school holiday for as long as I can recall. Worse still, and it pains me to say it, the kids are appalling ignorant of Canadian military history.

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