The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada to mark Remembrance Day at Runnymede Healthcare Centre

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - On November 7, 2015, the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (QOR) will join Runnymede Healthcare Centre's Chief Planning & Communications Officer, Sharleen Ahmed and the hospital's patient veterans to pay tribute to the brave men and women who gave their lives in the line of duty.

For the last 30 years, the QOR—the country's oldest continuous infantry regiment—has celebrated Remembrance Day at Runnymede.

The ceremony will begin with the QOR marching into the hospital dressed in 1860's uniform to the buglers playing the skirmishers call. Following this will be a performance of The Last Post, a reading of In Flanders Fields and a moment of silence to honour our fallen soldiers.


Sharleen Ahmed, Chief Planning & Communications Officer,

Runnymede Healthcare Centre

Members of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada

Patient veterans


Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 2 p.m.


Runnymede Healthcare Centre

625 Runnymede Road, Toronto, ON

Please check-in at reception.

Interview opportunity:

After the ceremony.

About Runnymede Healthcare Centre
For over 70 years, Runnymede Healthcare Centre has been providing care to medically complex patients. The focused, innovative, 200-bed hospital takes an interprofessional team approach to care, providing comprehensive clinical services to patients who require expert treatment, extended rehabilitation and daily care beyond what can be provided at home or in the community. Runnymede provides the right care in the right place at the right time to make a difference in patients' lives. To learn more, please visit:   

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For further information: Michael Oreskovich, Communications Specialist, Runnymede Healthcare Centre, T: 416-254-9020, E:


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