Remembrance Day ceremonies around the Strait area

Contributed photo Cold winds and the cancellation of a formal Remembrance Day service in Canso resulted in a spontaneous display of respect for area veterans, as representatives from the military, the RCMP, Canso scouts. plus veterans and legion members gathered at the Soldiers Memorial in Canso on Remembrance Day. Pictured are (back, from the left): Oliver DeWolfe, patrol leader; William MacNabb; Brooke Rhynold; Cole DeWolfe; Ethan Skutnik; and Scout Marlene Irwin. (Kneeling freom the left): Devon MacNabb and Athena Skutnik.
Photo by Mary Hankey
The Remembrance Day service is usually held at the cenotaph in Port Hawkesbury, but this year it took place at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43.
Photo by Dana MacPhail-Touesnard
River Bourgeois native Lieutenant T.J. Burke Burke laid a wreath on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces at the cenotaph in St. Peter’s last Thursday.
Photo by Jake Boudrot
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 Colour Party stood at attention throughout the Remembrance Day ceremony in Arichat.
Photo by Mary Hankey
Although services weren’t held this year in Point Tupper, wreaths were laid at the cenotaph. Changes were made to Remembrance Day services all across the Strait area.
Photo by Mary Hankey
After the Remembrance Day service at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43 in Port Hawkesbury, wreaths were laid at the cenotaph across the street.
Photo by Mary Hankey
After the Remembrance Day Service, Rod Corbett, Poppy Chair of the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Hawkesbury, provided entertainment for those who attended.
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Rev. David wheeler offered the closing prayer and blessing in Canso on Nov. 11.