A snowy Remembrance Day in Kitimat, November 11, 2017

A near blizzard did not stop the people of Kitimat turning out for the Remembrance Day service on November 11, 2017.

Building a snowman before the Remembrance Day service (Robin Rowland)

 

Laura Mckenzie and Linda Lewis checking the wreaths prior to the service (Robin Rowland)

 

An RCMP officer leads the colour party (Robin Rowland)

 

The colour party (Robin Rowland)

 

The RCMP march to the cenotaph. (Robin Rowland)

 

The invocation, left to right, Dwight Magee, Royal Canadian Legion, Rev. Dr. Dona Lethbridge, Legion chaplain, Marg Bogaert, Royal Canadian Legion. (Robin Rowland)

 

Cubs and scouts at the Remembrance Day service (Robin Rowland)

 

Lucy Beatty of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary lowers the flag during the two minutes of silence (Robin Rowland)

A moment of silence. (Robin Rowland)

 

Veteran Jason Parrill lays a wreath on behalf of Canada. (Robin Rowland)

 

Anne Berrisford lays a memorial wreath  for Captain (Chaplain)  D. Schmidt. (Robin Rowland)

 

A cub lays a wreath. (Robin Rowland)

 

Mayor Phil Germuth lays a wreath. (Robin Rowland)

 

The wreaths (Robin Rowland)

A Mountie salutes during the playing of O Canada. (Robin Rowland)

Remembrance Day in Kitimat, 2016

Kitimat Cubs during the two minutes of silence, Remembrance Day, Nov. 11. 2016. (Robin Rowland)

Kitimat Cubs during the two minutes of silence, Remembrance Day, Nov. 11. 2016. (Robin Rowland)

Jason and Serina Parrill, both veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and who saw tours of duty in the some of the worlds hot spots at the Remembrance Day Service, Kitimat, BC. Nov. 11. 2016. They later laid wreathes on behalf of the Sovereign and Armed Forces respectively.(Robin Rowland)

Jason and Serina Parrill, both veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and who saw tours of duty in the some of the world’s hot spots at the Remembrance Day Service, Kitimat, BC,  Nov. 11. 2016. They later laid wreathes on behalf of the Sovereign and Armed Forces respectively. (Robin Rowland)

 

Nancy Grey,president of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and its zone commander at the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat. (Robin Rowland)

Nancy Grey, president of the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary and its zone commander at the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat. (Robin Rowland)

 

Two Boy Scouts prepare to lay a wreath during the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat, Nov. 11, 2016. (Robin Rowland)

Two Boy Scouts prepare to lay a wreath during the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat, Nov. 11, 2016. (Robin Rowland)

The colour party prepares to march off at the end of the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat, Nov. 11. 2016 (Robin Rowland)

The colour party prepares to march off at the end of the Remembrance Day service in Kitimat, Nov. 11. 2016 (Robin Rowland)

I came across the cluster of maple leaves on my way home from the Remembrance Day service, Nov. 11, 2016 (Robin Rowland)

I came across the cluster of maple leaves on my way home from the Remembrance Day service, Nov. 11, 2016 (Robin Rowland)