Remembrance Day

On November 11, 2011, in Life in Canada, by Yves Martineau

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada, other Commonwealth countries such as Australia, Jamaica, Camerun or India, and in many European countries. It is celebrated on November 11 to commemorate the armistice signed that day in 1918, ending World War I. As a symbol to remember those who fell in the battle fields, many wear a poppy flower and respect two minutes of silence at 11:00 AM. It is also a hoiday in Canada.

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