GLOBAL NEWS HONOURS CANADIAN VETERANS WITH REMEMBRANCE DAY COVERAGE
Globalnews.ca to Air Network-Wide Live Stream of No Stone Left Alone on Thursday, November 5 and National News Special on Wednesday, November 11
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, November 3, 2020 – Global News is proud to celebrate 10 years as the exclusive media partner of the No Stone Left Alone Foundation, marking a decade of annual commemoration ceremonies, now Canada-wide. Global News continues to remember and present coverage that honours the brave and selfless Canadians who have served in the armed forces.
On Thursday, November 5, Globalnews.ca will host the network-wide live stream of the national ceremony, broadcast to audiences from coast to coast and in schools for their Remembrance Day celebrations.
Live streams will be available at:
- Global BC and Global Okanagan at 9:30 a.m. PT
- Global Edmonton, Global Calgary, and Global Lethbridge at 10:30 a.m. MT
- Global Regina, Global Saskatoon, and Global Winnipeg at 11:30 a.m. CT
- Global News in Ontario (Toronto, Durham, Peterborough, Kingston, Ottawa) and Global Montreal at 12:30 p.m. ET
- Global Halifax and Global New Brunswick at 1:30 p.m. AT
On Wednesday, November 11, Global News will air a National Remembrance Day news special, Canada Remembers, hosted by Global National weekend anchor Robin Gill at 7:30 a.m. PT/8:30 a.m. MT/10:30 a.m. MT and ET/11:30 a.m. AT.
The 30-minute presentation will include stories woven together from No Stone Left Alone events across Canada, and feature students sharing their reflections of fallen soldiers’ stories. The special will also air across the Global News Radio network on 980 CKNW in Vancouver, 770 CHQR in Calgary, 630 CHED in Edmonton, 680 CJOB in Winnipeg, 640 Toronto, 980 CFPL in London and 900 CHML in Hamilton.
The No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation hosts Remembrance Day events for students with the mission to place poppies on the headstones of veterans, while educating the public on the stories of sacrifice by members of the armed forces. Since its launch in 2011, more than 100 ceremonies now occur in 68 communities across Canada and are attended by elected officials, military, indigenous leaders, and local dignitaries.
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