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Rememberance Day

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City offices will be closed on Remembrance Day, as will all libraries, most pools and most leisure centres.

The Pan Am Pool will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and the Chief Peguis Health and Fitness Centre will be open from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Assiniboine Park Zoo and Conservatory both open at 1 p.m. and close at 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., respectively.

There will be no garbage and recycling collection on Tuesday. But collection resumes Wednesday, which will be garbage day 3.

The Brady Road landfill will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Winnipeg's buses will be operating on a Sunday schedule.

Manitoba Liquor Marts, with the exception of the one in cityplace, will be open from 1 p.m. until regular closing hours on Remembrance Day. Privately owned liquor vendors may also open on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Many stores will be operating on Sunday hours if they are open at all. Call ahead. For example, Wal-Mart will be open from noon to 6 p.m. and Polo Park Shopping Mall from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Forks will be open 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. although individual stores may be closed.

Ceremonies

TODAY:

11 a.m. University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus, Brodie Centre Atrium, 727 McDermot Avenue.

The ceremony will feature a reading from the memoirs of the late Dr. Jack Abra, a former orthodontics professor who served in the Canadian Army Dental Corps in the Second World War. University president Emoke Szathmary and students' union president Shawn Alwis will also speak, with Rabbi Ari Enkin providing a non-denominational reflection.

TOMORROW:

9:45 a.m. Valour Road and Portage Avenue. Outdoor ceremony with vocalist Jennifer Clark, a relative of one of the Pine Street boys who received the Victoria Cross for bravery during the First World War.

10:30 a.m. Minto Armoury, 969 St. Matthews Ave. Indoor parade with cadets and reserve soldiers from Winnipeg's army, communication and medical units.

10:30 a.m. HMCS Chippawa, 1 Navy Way. Naval cadets and veterans will join the ship's company in marking the 50th anniversary of the end of the Korean War and the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

11 a.m. Winnipeg Convention Centre. Lieutenant Governor Peter Liba will lay a wreath and deliver an address at the annual service of remembrance.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition November 10, 2003 $sourceSection$sourcePage

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