Crowd turns out for Remembrance Day in Lake Cowichan

Pipers add a stirring air to the Lake Cowichan parade for Remembrance Day on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Pipers add a stirring air to the Lake Cowichan parade for Remembrance Day on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Carrying the Lake Cowichan Legion Br. 210 wreath is a proud moment on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Carrying the Lake Cowichan Legion Br. 210 wreath is a proud moment on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
‘God Save the King’ ends the official Remembrance ceremonies at Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)‘God Save the King’ ends the official Remembrance ceremonies at Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Lake Cowichan’s CUPE local is one of many organizations that lay wreaths at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Lake Cowichan’s CUPE local is one of many organizations that lay wreaths at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Diana Gunderson lays the Government of Canada wreath at the Lake Cowichan cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Diana Gunderson lays the Government of Canada wreath at the Lake Cowichan cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Diana Gunderson prepares to carry the Government of Canada wreath to the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Diana Gunderson prepares to carry the Government of Canada wreath to the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Members of Lake Cowichan’s Kraken hockey team prepare to lay their wreath at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Members of Lake Cowichan’s Kraken hockey team prepare to lay their wreath at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Cowichan Pipers lead in the parade as Lake Cowichan Remembrance Day service begins at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Cowichan Pipers lead in the parade as Lake Cowichan Remembrance Day service begins at the cenotaph on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Pipers lead the Remembrance Day parade in Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Pipers lead the Remembrance Day parade in Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Piping the lament is an important part of every Remembrance Day service at Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Piping the lament is an important part of every Remembrance Day service at Lake Cowichan on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
Members of the parade and crowd respectfully observe silence during the Lake Cowichan Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)Members of the parade and crowd respectfully observe silence during the Lake Cowichan Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)
A veteran carries the Lake Cowichan Legion wreath to the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)A veteran carries the Lake Cowichan Legion wreath to the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies on Nov. 11, 2022. (Lexi Bainas photo)

A big crowd turned out at the Cenotaph in downtown Lake Cowichan on Remembrance Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

The service included a small parade, speakers, and the laying of wreaths.

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