Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Remembrance Day 2015 In Nanaimo

 2015 Remembrance Day Nanaimo
Wednesday, November 11 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The parade will come from Chapel Street, along Church Street to the Cenotaph where the services will be held. The parade will also continue along Front Street and then disperse.

This is one event Nanaimo takes very seriously and come rain or shine you can count on a shoulder to shoulder crowd as those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, past and present. are honored and remembered.

General Statistics

Canadian deaths during war:

South Africa War 300 military deaths
World War One 68,000 military deaths
Word War Two 47,000 military deaths
Korea 516 military deaths
Afghanistan 158 military deaths

Estimated Veteran Population as of March 2015

Second World War
75,900; their average age is 91.
Korean War
9,100; their average age is 83.
CF Veterans (Regular Forces and Primary Reserves)
600,300; their average age is 57.


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