Remembrance Day Remembrance Day sometimes known informally as Poppy Day owing to the tradition of the remembrance poppy is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty Following a tradition inaugurated by King George V in , the day is also marked by war Remembrance Day legion Remembrance Day Remembrance Day is a day for all Canadians to remember the men and women who served and sacrificed for our country It is a day we encourage every individual, young and old, to pause, to give thanks and to remember. Remembrance Day in Canada Time and Date List of dates for other years Holidays in Canada Remembrance Day commemorates the sacrifices of people in all armed conflicts Is Remembrance Day a Public Holiday Remembrance Day Poppy Day Project Britain Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps It is commemorated in both countries It is their day for remembering all those people who fought and died in many wars for freedom of all people and to stop injustice. Remembrance Day in Canada Statutory holidays Remembrance day should be a Statutory Holiday all across Canada It doesn t make any sense that there is a Statutory Holiday in Ontario called Family Day. International Holocaust Remembrance Day International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on January commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World War It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated million Jews, . million Slavs, . million ethnic Poles, , Romani people, , mentally and physically disabled people, How we remember the remembrance day The Royal British Remembrance Sunday, which falls on November , is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. Employment Standards Remembrance Day Province of Manitoba Jan , Remembrance Day gives us the opportunity to honour the people who have served, and continue to serve, in war, military conflict, and international peacekeeping activities. Remembrance with The Royal British Legion RBL The Royal British Legion is recognised as a national champion of Remembrance Its purpose is to make Remembrance understood and available to all and to pass it on to the next generation. Remembrance Day Since , the red poppy has been used as a symbol of commemoration to soldiers who have fallen in times of war During the First World War, poppies were among the first plants to blossom on the devastated battlefields of northern France and Belgium.