Posted November 11, 2016
Members of the Woodsworth community attended the UofT Remembrance Day service
Novera Khan, Sarah Bear and Radha Lamba, all members of the WCSA executive; student, Corporal Alex Kasner of the 2 Military Police Regiment; and Principal Joe Desloges, attended today's University of Toronto Remembrance Day Service. Together they all laid a wreath on behalf of Woodsworth College at the foot of Soldier's Tower.
The service included the recitation of In Flanders Fields, a poem by University of Toronto graduate, John McCrae (1872-1918), as well as prayers offered by Padre Maria-Cristina Codina, CD Military Chaplain, Canadian Forces Base Borden; Rabbi Julia Appel, Hillel at UofT; and Swami Kripamayananda, of the Vedanta Society of Toronto and Hindu Chaplain, Multi-Faith Centre, UofT. Music was provided by the Brass Ring quintet, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and the Hart House Chorus.
Among others, The Honourable Michael Wilson, Chancellor; Shirley Hoy, Chair of Governing Council; and Meric Gertler, President, laid a wreath for the University. The Honourable Chrystia Feeland, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament of University-Rosedale, laid a wreath on behalf of the Government of Canada.