Veterans Day (U.S.) / Remembrance Day (Canada)

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In the U.S. – For honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The observance originated in 1919 on the first anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I and was known as Armistice Day. It was commemorated in 1921 with the burial of an unknown soldier from World War I at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Learn more…

In Canada – A day for all Canadians to remember the men and women who served and sacrificed for their country. Every individual, young and old, is encouraged to pause, give thanks and remember. Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every November 11 at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to recall all those who have served in the nation’s defense. Learn more…