We and our neighbouring country did on the same day... November 11.
Which was yesterday.
Veterans Day - USA
Remembrance Day - Canada.
It is sad that this day is marred by continuous wars somewhere in the world (semantics- ahem - police actions?) or violent protests.
History must be taught at all times lest we forget the suffering which went on before. Could it have been prevented? If ....see below
Verdi's Requiem Mass Excerpt