The City of Toronto honours those who served their country with annual ceremonies on Remembrance Day and on other significant historical military occasions that are of importance to Toronto members of the Canadian Forces.

Soldiers in training at Exhibition Place 1940. Credit: The Blue Beach – Everyman Remembered Project

80th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

Information on Toronto's role in Dieppe and how it is being commemorated.

A member of the Royal Canadian Legion speaks at a Remembrance Day Ceremony

Veteran Memories

Explore stories of Canadian veterans from world wars and recent conflicts and those on the home front.

A Vigil Sentry takes part in a Remembrance Day Ceremony

Past Commemorations

Learn about the City's past commemorations of significant military anniversaries and World Wars.

Eagle staff carried at the Presentation of Colours of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Toronto City Hall, August 2017

Indigenous Veterans Day

How the City is marking Indigenous Veterans Day on November 8.

Ceremony marking the end of the Second World War with flags planted marking each of the Toronto fallen, November 2020

How We Remember

Explore the rituals and customs associated with Remembrance.

Cover page of the Great War Book of Remembrance that pays tribute to the fallen of Toronto.

The Books of Remembrance

The Books of Remembrance pay tribute to service people from Toronto who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

A Remembrance Day Ceremony at Old City Hall

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Find out about City of Toronto Remembrance Day ceremonies, and how to participate