Media Advisory
November 7, 2023

Tomorrow, the City of Toronto will commemorate Indigenous Veterans Day with the unveiling of a plaque featuring the symbol of the Defence Indigenous Advisory Group, which represents more than 3,000 Indigenous personnel from the Department of National Defence, Canadian Armed Forces and Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services.

Date: Wednesday, November 8
Time: 7 to 9:45 a.m.
Location: City Hall Rotunda – Hall of Memory

Mayor Olivia Chow, members of Toronto City Council, Treaty and Territorial partners, Indigenous veterans and community members will attend the commemoration. The proceedings will include a sacred fire ceremony on the Podium Roof at Toronto City Hall followed by the plaque unveiling in the Hall of Memory in the City Hall rotunda. There will be a presentation in the Council Chamber during the City Council meeting that morning.

Information about the City’s Remembrance Week commemorations is available on the City’s Toronto Remembers webpage.

RSVP information

Please RSVP to the Indigenous Veterans Day commemoration through by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7. Onsite media contact: Christy Abraham, or 416-666-2706.

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