Nov. 11: Remember virtually at Centennial College commemoration

Broadcast of Remembrance Day presentation from college's East York campus

The public is invited to view Centennial College’s Remembrance Day service which will be broadcast Nov. 11 starting at 10:15 a.m.

The event will be broadcast from the college’s Story Arts Centre in East York, where the ceremony is to be held outdoors in the school’s courtyard with limited capacity. In case of rain, it will move indoors.

You can attend the ceremony virtually via the Remembrance Day broadcast.

The service will be hosted by college professor and author Malcolm Kelly with the assistance of the school’s broadcast and film program, and other staff and students.

Guests will include:

  • Lt. Colonel Rick O’Neill, Canadian Army, who did three tours of duty in Afghanistan and now is residential program officer at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.
  • Commander Leanne Crowe, Canadian Navy, an Afghanistan veteran who was the first woman Clearance Diver in Canadian Forces history. She is now chair of the department of military planning and operations, Canadian Forces College.
  • Dan Middleton, who will appear on behalf of his father, flying officer Robert (Bob) J. Middleton. Bob was a regular at our services, and was due to appear again this year but passed away on October 13 at the age of 98. Bob flew 33 combat operations as a navigator with 431 Squadron, RCAF.

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Posted: Oct 29 2021 12:19 pm