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Where do YOU feel the cenotaph's new home should be?

Beechwood Cemetery
9 (25%)
Canadian National War Museum
24 (66.7%)
NDHQ (Nortel Campus)
1 (2.8%)
Elsewhere in Ottawa (post a comment explaining where/why)
2 (5.6%)

Total Members Voted: 34

Voting closed: January 23, 2012, 06:41:33

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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #150 on: August 15, 2019, 13:00:19 »
We’re arriving tomorrow. You got my interest. Updated please. 👍


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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #151 on: August 15, 2019, 14:18:42 »
OMG who did they invite?
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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #152 on: August 15, 2019, 14:30:17 »
OMG who did they invite?
I heard from an unconfirmed source that 6 family members per fallen were invited. Also there is rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Sat afternoon. Bring some rain gear.

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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #153 on: August 15, 2019, 14:34:03 »
OMG who did they invite?

Roughly 1200 folks that include the families (bulk of invitees to include their escorts), then the heads of DND/CAF orgs plus a small smattering of VIPs.

Also there is rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Sat afternoon. Bring some rain gear.


Each seat will have a rain poncho and water
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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #154 on: August 15, 2019, 14:37:34 »
I heard from an unconfirmed source that 6 family members per fallen were invited. Also there is rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for Sat afternoon. Bring some rain gear.
The six person family is true. We’re bringing five.
Me, Niner Domestic, our daughter Michelle and Carson and Stella.
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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #155 on: August 15, 2019, 14:50:23 »
The six person family is true. We’re bringing five.
Me, Niner Domestic, our daughter Michelle and Carson and Stella.
Good to hear. Hoping the forecast changes for the better by Saturday.

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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #156 on: August 15, 2019, 15:32:34 »
Good to hear. Hoping the forecast changes for the better by Saturday.

Thank you.

I have mixed emotions but looking forward to it.
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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #157 on: August 15, 2019, 15:51:06 »
Roughly 1200 folks that include the families (bulk of invitees to include their escorts), then the heads of DND/CAF orgs plus a small smattering of VIPs.

The families are the VIPs on this one.   :2c:

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Re: Where should the monuments come home to?
« Reply #158 on: August 15, 2019, 16:17:08 »
The families are the VIPs on this one.   :2c:

They are the VVIPs but don't worry no one on the task thinks anyone else is more important than the families
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