Scaled-down Remembrance Day returns to Guelph – Guelph

A scaled-down one Memorial day returns to Guelph on Thursday as the city honors veterans while still maintaining COVID-19 precautions.

There will be no service at the Sleeman Center for the second year in a row.

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Royal Canadian Legion Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 234 is hosting two short outdoor ceremonies, similar to last year.

There will be a service at McCrae House Memorial Gardens on Water Street at 7 p.m. 8:45 a.m. followed by another service at Guelph Cenotaph on the corner of Woolwich Street and Eramosa Road at. 10:15

Everyone who participates is asked to wear a mask and keep a physical distance.

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The University of Guelph also announced that it will be hosting an online Presentation of Memorial Day 11 o’clock

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The City of Guelph also announced that McCrae House will have extended opening hours on Remembrance Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Guelph Civic Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visitors must wear masks and show proof of vaccination to enter the museums. Access by donation.

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