November 10, 2017 1:04 pm
Updated: November 10, 2018 4:16 pm

Remembrance Day services in Saskatoon

There are several ways people can observe Remembrance Day in Saskatoon.

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There are a number of ways people in Saskatoon can observe Remembrance Day.

The largest indoor service in Canada takes place at SaskTel Centre.

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Doors open at 9 a.m. and the service starts at 10:25 a.m.

Saskatoon Transit will be offering free bus service to the event.

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Buses will leave the downtown special events stop every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

There will also be buses leaving the Market Mall and Centre Mall transit terminals at 9:45 a.m.

Return bus service will be at approximately 12:15 p.m.

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There will be an outdoor service at the cairn in Montgomery Park.

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The ceremony starts at 10:45 a.m. and is followed by hot chocolate and cookies in the lower hall of St. David’s Trinity United Church.

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The University of Saskatchewan will be holding a ceremony following the service at SaskTel Centre.

The ceremony, which has been held for 89 years, will recognize the sacrifices and contributions made by the university community since the First World War.

It takes place at 1:30 p.m. at the memorial gates on the campus.

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The Saskatoon Chamber Singers will be holding two Retrospection and Reflection concerts at Knox United Church.

The concerts, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., feather music and words appropriate to a service of remembrance.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at McNally Robinson, from choir members or online, or at the door for $25.

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