2nd Annual Ceremony at Seaforth Peace Park – November 11, 2017

Let Peace be Their Memorial
Mourning Less-Recognized Victims of War

a wreath laying ceremony commemorating civilian victims of war and conflict

On Remembrance Day About 180 people joined us (despite the rain) in Vancouver at Seaforth Peace Park Saturday November 11 at 2:30 pm

This free, public, city sanctioned event was again co-hosted by Vancouver Peace Poppies and the BC Humanist Association at the south plaza of Seaforth Peace Park (Burrard @ 1st Ave) from 2:30 to 3:45pm on Remembrance Day.

©2017 Maureen Olofson.
©2017 Maureen Olofson.

Afterwards, the beautiful wreaths were moved to two outdoor locations until Thursday November 16.

Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace 1825 16th Ave W. (near Burrard) displayed wreaths for  Refugees, Women, Conscientious Objectors, Medical Aid, Peace Philosophy Centre, Afghanistan, ALPHA/Nanking, Syria, and Parks Board

Unitarian Church of Vancouver 949 West 49th Ave (at Oak) displayed wreaths for Yemen, Vancouver Save Article 9, Peace Advocates, Environment, Palestine, Peace, Education, PTSD, Child Soldiers, Indigenous.

©2017 Andrew Cheung


The Child Soldier wreath was laid by Fazineh Keita, former child soldier from the Sierra Leone civil war. See InnocenceLostFoundation.com for their Nov 17 fundraising concert at St James Community Centre.

©2017 Andrew Cheung

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