USask to host Remembrance Day ceremony and memorial unveiling

SASKATOON – Media and members of the public are invited to attend two Remembrance Day events at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus this week.

The Great War Commemoration Committee’s new memorial bench unveiling to honour the 345 students, staff and faculty members who served in the First World War. You can read more about the bench, here: Memorials give us the chance to sit and think about the First World War

Thursday, November 8
11 am

Great War Memorial Bench Dedication Ceremony
Memorial Union Building Courtyard (adjacent to Louis' Pub)
93 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan

Remembrance Day ceremony at the Memorial Gates on the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus.

Sunday, November 11
1:30 pm
Memorial Gates 
Memorial Crescent
University of Saskatchewan

The ceremony will follow the city-wide service at SaskTel Centre in honour of those who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. This ceremony, held for the past 89 years, also recognizes the incredible sacrifices and contributions of the university community since the First World War.

Everyone is welcome to attend.



For more information, contact:

Jennifer Thoma
Media Relations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan
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