2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Remembrance Poppy in Canada

Read Full Article Here Madame Anna Guérin, later christened “The Poppy Lady from France”, inspired by John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields”, had an idea: to adopt the distribution of the Poppy on Armistice Day as a way to raise money for Veterans’ needs and to remember those who had given their lives during the FirstContinue reading “2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Remembrance Poppy in Canada”

Tending veterans graves for Remembrance Day

View Full Article Here John Ronald Campbell survived a world war, only to come home to Canada where he died in a sawmill accident. On Saturday, Nov. 6, Campbell’s great-granddaughter will honour his memory, and the memory of other Canadian soldiers who gave their lives, by tending to the veteran headstones in the Fort LangleyContinue reading “Tending veterans graves for Remembrance Day”

Order of Service 2021

WELCOME Jonathan Meads O CANADAO Canada, our home and native landTrue patriot love in all of us command.With glowing hearts we see thee rise,The True North strong and free!From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.God keep our land glorious and free!O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.O Canada, weContinue reading “Order of Service 2021”

The Fort Langley Cenotaph

A century after the end of the First World War, it is difficult to appreciate the magnitude of its impact on the lives of communities like Langley.  The war lasted for slightly over four years, turning the lives of virtually every family upside down.  Over four hundred local men and boys served in uniform, aContinue reading “The Fort Langley Cenotaph”

Fort Langley Remembrance Day Service:

Fort Langley, B.C. V1M 2S5 For Immediate Release                                                                                    October 2021 The Fort Langley Remembrance Day Service will be taking place in person this year. To keep our veterans and participants safe the general public is discouraged from attending. We will be broadcasting a live stream, of the service at the Cenotaph, Fort Langley Cemetery.Continue reading “Fort Langley Remembrance Day Service:”