Hundreds of people pay their respects each year for Remembrance Day at the cenotaph in Langford.

Remembrance Day on the West Shore

Remembrance Day ceremonies in Langford, Royal Roads and Metchosin

Langford:

The colour guard of the Prince Edward Legion Branch No. 91 leads the annual Remembrance Day ceremonies in Langford.

The parade marches from the Legion on Station Avenue to the cenotaph in Veterans Memorial Park starting at 10:35 a.m., Nov. 11.

A moment of silence at 11 a.m. is followed by the laying of wreaths by veterans and dignitaries.

The Legion hall at 761 Station Ave. is open to the public from about noon to 6 p.m.

Colwood:

Royal Roads University Remembrance Day ceremony is in the Italian Gardens Nov. 11 at 10:40 a.m., 2005 Sooke Rd.

The ceremony is hosted by the Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club.

Metchosin:

Remembrance Day ceremonies in Metchosin begins 10:45 a.m., Nov. 11, when Scouts and Girl Guides of Canada march from the Metchosin fire hall to the cenotaph at St. Mary the Virgin Church, 4354 Metchosin Rd.

Traffic on Happy Valley Road and Metchosin Road will be rerouted during the parade.

Free transit:

BC Transit is offering free service to veterans and members of the Canadian Forces on Nov. 11. The free service will be provided throughout Greater Victoria to all uniformed military personnel and those showing Army, Navy or Air Force association cards.

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