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Canadians say Remembrance Day important, don't show it

Most do not participate in the annual commemoration, survey shows

Only just over a third of Canadians take part in Veterans’ Week, for example by participating in a local Remembrance Day ceremony, even though a majority says it’s important to honor veterans, the Ottawa Citizen reports. “While two-thirds of respondents … indicate that they make an effort to demonstrate their appreciation to Veterans, reported participation in Veterans’ Week activities is much lower,” reads a summary statement of the survey conducted by Ipsos-Reid for the federal government.

The Ottawa Citizen

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