A Remembrance Day ceremony was held in Downtown Vancouver on Wedensday, although it looked different than events of years past due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials asked residents to “remember in place” at home and watch the public service online.
COVID-19 pandemic impacts Remembrance Day services – Oct 10, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic impacts Remembrance Day services
Victory Square, where hundreds usually gather each year to remember those who fought for Canada, was closed to the public, with only a small number of dignitaries and veterans in attendance.
After two minutes of silence, there was a laying of wreaths. Everyone who took part wore masks.
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Reduced Remembrance Day ceremonies
— With files from Catherine Urquhart
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