The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada will commemorate Remembrance Day and the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War at events in both Canada and Belgium.
The Governor General attended ceremonies in Mons and Le Roeulx, Belgium, to pay homage to our country’s efforts in the liberation of Europe during the Great War. Throughout the events in Belgium, Her Excellency is joining a delegation of 50 veterans, young Canadians and the 2017 National Silver Cross Mother, Ms. Diana Abel.
Her Excellency will take part in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial, in Ottawa. She will also host a luncheon at Rideau Hall to pay tribute to the 2018 National Silver Cross Mother, Ms. Anita Cenerini, who lost her son, Private Thomas Welch, on May 8, 2004.