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Toronto Remembers the Wars

The City honours the Canadian men and women who served their country with ceremonies to mark Remembrance Day and D-Day as well as with war memorials and street signs.

The City honours the past:

  • Every Remembrance Day on November 11, we acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country.
  • Each June 6, the City of Toronto honours the Canadian men and women who took part in the Allied forces' invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944.
  • Communities across Toronto have a long tradition of honouring the soldiers who fought for our freedom. Each of the former cities, as well as some earlier villages, often had their own memorial or cenotaph. 
  • Starting in fall 2008, a number of street signs across Toronto were unveiled that pay tribute to fallen soldiers from Toronto.

 

Toronto Remembers

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City of Toronto War Memorials

Communities across Toronto have a long tradition of honouring the soldiers who fought for our freedom. Each of the former cities, as well as some earlier villages, often had their own memorial or cenotaph. 

Street signs across the City were unveiled that pay tribute to fallen veterans from Toronto.

Street sign tributes

A number of street signs across Toronto were unveiled as a tribute to fallen soldiers from Toronto in recognition of their sacrifices . These street signs have a poppy incorporated into their design.