National Day of Honour

The Government of Canada is committed to commemorating the strength and the sacrifices made by members of the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan, and to recognizing and supporting the friends and families of the fallen. To this end, on March 18, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that, in recognition and commemoration of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan, May 9, 2014 has been declared a “National Day of Honour” by Royal Proclamation.

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