Remembrance Day ceremony on USask campus

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan (USask) will host its Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 1:30 pm at the Memorial Gates on campus.

USask’s annual wreath-laying ceremony has been held for 93 years since the opening of the historic Memorial Gates on campus in 1928. The annual ceremony recognizes the military contributions and sacrifices of our university community and honours all who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces, in times of war and peace.

The event is open to USask students, staff, faculty and alumni, as well as members of the community.

Event details:

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Memorial Gates, University of Saskatchewan
Speakers: USask President Peter Stoicheff, USask Chief of Staff Dara Hrytzak, USSU president Tasnim Jaisee, and Elder Roland Duquette. Elise Parsonage is the vocalist and Samuel Boyd is the trumpet player.

Please note: All campus visitors are expected to follow the USask health and safety guidelines, and will be required to wear 3-ply single-use masks.


For more information, contact:

Victoria Dinh
USask Media Relations

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