CEREMONIES ACROSS AREA
The Remembrance Day
■ ceremony in Windsor will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the cenotaph near city hall. The Windsor Police Pipe Band will leave Dieppe Park and march to the cenotaph beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The University of Windsor
■ will join 18 other Canadian universities and colleges to display “The World Remembers,” which projects the names of those killed in the war and an international collection of First World War photographs. The simulcast feed will be shown Sunday at the School of Creative Arts Armouries from noon to 4 p.m.
Kevin Bunt, a member
■ of the Windsor Police Pipe Band, said he’ll be playing When the Battle’s Over at 6 a.m. at the First World War memorial in Optimist Memorial Park on Ypres Avenue Sunday. The Battle’s Over Tribute is expected to be held around the world, including in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, Canada, the United States, Germany, France and Belgium. Parliament Hill and communities
■ across Canada are expected to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells at sunset Sunday.
For more information on
Remembrance Day services across Essex County and other events, including free admission to the Chimczuk Museum, Sunday visitwindsoressex.com/event/windsor-essex-remembranceday-guide-2018. Remembrance Day was
■ first called Armistice Day. Armistice Day was linked with Thanksgiving in the 1920s but that was problematic for Canadian veterans. In 1931, the federal government turned Armistice Day into Remembrance Day that was to be held Nov. 11.