Remembrance Day is marked in Canada every year on 11 November. It is a day of national commemoration for the more than 118,000 Canadians who have died in military service
We also honour veterans who have served to protect our country as well as current members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Ways to talk learn more about Remembrance Day
Emphasize on honouring people
Spend some time discussing the dedication and sacrifice that these people have made to ensure that we have continued freedom and safety today. It's a great way to also find ways to honour these important people in our history. Here some ideas you could try:
Donating to a local Legion.
Flying a Canadian flag.
Wearing a poppy.
Talk to a veteran.
Write a letter to a veteran.
Create 'poppy' art and display in school or your home
Read books or recite poems regarding Canadian history /Remembrance Day
Learn with Remembrance Day activities to honour and learn about armed forces and veterans