Performance Photos: Veterans Candlelight Ceremony

Every year our Choir takes part in this special ceremony to honour the people who have served in the Canadian Forces.

The tribute takes place at God’s Acre (Veterans) Cemetery, in Esquimalt, British Columbia – an honoured final resting place for those who served at sea since 1868. More than 2,500 military personnel and their family members are buried at this beautiful place.

During this event, children accompany Veterans to place small red candles on graves. They ensure that the memory of Canadians’ efforts, sacrifices, and accomplishments in the cause of peace and freedom remain strong.

Read more about the God’s Acre site, including many buildings and monuments, and how it came to stand for a lasting legacy.

Thanks to Robert Forbes for sharing these photos from the 2016 ceremony.