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Posted November 11, 2016

Remembrance Day 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.