GLOBAL NEWS HONOURS CANADIAN VETERANS WITH REMEMBRANCE DAY COVERAGE
National News Specials, No Stone Left Alone and
Canada Remembers, Air Monday, November 11 with a special edition of Global National
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, November 1, 2019 – We remember. Global News is back with its annual Remembrance Day coverage that honours the brave and selfless Canadians who have served in the armed forces. With nation-wide coverage of impactful student-led movement, No Stone Left Alone, to a commemorative edition of Global National featuring segments broadcast live from the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Global News is proud to present comprehensive coverage that honours our nation’s history and encourages Canadians to remember.
The No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation operates 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.
On Monday, November 4, Global News will air coverage of No Stone Left Alone ceremonies in its local evening newscasts, with a live stream of the national event available online at Globalnews.ca and each station’s Facebook page. 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
Local stations will have coverage of local ceremonies the week of November 4.
On Monday, November 11, Global News will air a Remembrance Day news special, titled No Stone Left Alone hosted by Global National anchor Dawna Friesen, airing at 10 a.m. PT/CT/ET, 11:30 a.m. MT and 11 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 with audio commentary by national host Charles Adler, airing 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.
In addition to No Stone Left Alone, Friesen hosts Canada Remembers; a live, commercial-free, network news special, begins on Monday, November 11 at 8:30 a.m. MT and 10:30 a.m. ET/CT.
That evening, Friesen will also anchor Global National (5:30 p.m. PT/MT/CT and 6:30 ET/AT). Ottawa Bureau Chief Mercedes Stephenson and Chief Political Correspondent David Akin will be reporting live from the National War Memorial in Ottawa throughout the show.
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