An archive of a Canadian Heritage page on the former combination and then separation of Thanksgiving and Remembrance Day in Canada
Written by Canadian Historian J.L. Granatstein, this document is an archive of an old post no longer available at “The 3-Ds Blog: Diplomacy, Defence, Development” former web url: http://www.cdfai.org/the3dsblog/?p=21
Source: Website | This 5 page document contains selections from newspaper articles that explain how Remembrance Day evolved from Armistice Day and how Armistice Day was originally celebrated with Thanksgiving before they were separated.
Remembrance Day Service Program – Halifax, 1940 War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives – The University of Western Ontario – London, Ontario
Remembrance Day Service Program – Morden, Ma., 1934A service program from WarTime Canada – War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives – The University of Western Ontario – London, Ontario
Poppy Day, ca. 1930 | War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives – The University of Western Ontario – London, Ontario http://wartimecanada.ca/document/world-war-i/armistice-and-remembrance-day/poppy-day
The Unknown Soldier Address | “Resurrection” A Remembrance Day Soliloquy. This address, read over the network of the Canadian Radio Commission on Remembrance Day 1935, compared the Unknown Soldier to Jesus Christ.
Vancouver Remembrance Day Service Program, 1944 | Source: http://wartimecanada.ca/document/world-war-ii/armistice-remembrance-day/remembering-fallen-vancouver