Photos: National Aboriginal Veterans Day Celebration March

National Aboriginal Veterans Day March in Vancouver on March 8, 2016. Photos by Elizabeth McSheffrey.

The National Aboriginal Veterans Day March and celebration took place on Tuesday, November 8th in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. 

The celebration started at Carnegie Centre with veterans' introductions and ceremony. Veterans and participants then marched to the cenotaph at Victory Square to lay wreaths, and observe a moment of silence to commemorate the contributions of Aboriginal veterans.

More in News

Views from a refugee camp: Who gets into heaven?

I have just returned to Vancouver Island from Greek refugee camps where I met a Yazidi man named Jason who told me about his escape from ISIS in Iraq.   His story begins on a desert road where a...

Vancouver's bicycle sharing grows as 15 new stations installed

Mobi bicycle by Shaw Go in Vancouver. Photo by Christopher Porter from Flickr Creative Commons

International Women's Day Concert celebrates female musicians who turned tragedy into triumph

Every March 8, on International Women's Day, we hear about the achievements of brilliant, talented women around the world. But how often do we learn about the physical and mental disabilities or...
Speak up about this article on Facebook or Twitter. Do this by liking Vancouver Observer on Facebook or following us @Vanobserver on Twitter. We'd love to hear from you.