Remembrance Day Virtual Civic Ceremony and City Schedule Changes

Published on: 2020/11/06 - in Releases

RELEASE — Remembrance Day will be observed with a live-streamed Civic Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11. It is also a municipal holiday and a list of municipal schedule changes follows the details of the Civic Ceremony.

Civic Ceremony – Memorial Hall Live-Stream

To help residents observe Remembrance Day in a meaningful way, the City’s 2020 Civic Ceremony will be live-streamed with closed-captions from Memorial Hall in City Hall beginning at approximately 10:45 a.m. Due to COVID-19 and limitations on gatherings, the ceremony is by invitation-only and is closed to the general public.

To show your support for those who made the ultimate sacrifice:

In lieu of the community and Military and Veterans groups wreath-laying ceremonies, all wreaths will be pre-placed and on display in Memorial Hall for the Civic Service of Remembrance. To order a wreath please contact Merrill Gooderham, Poppy Chair, Royal Canadian Legion at 613-544-5522.

Remembrance Day Changes To City Services

Here are the City schedule changes for Remembrance Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11:

Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: No collection Wednesday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Wednesday.

Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences are closed Wednesday.

Kingston Transit: Buses run as usual on Wednesday.

INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Rideau Heights Community Centre and arenas: Open Wednesday.

Swimming lessons and drop-in programming: City of Kingston programs at the West-end Boys & Girls Club will continue as usual on Nov. 11.

CaraCo Home Field: Closed Wednesday.

Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are open on Wednesday.

PumpHouse Museum: Closed Wednesday.