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The Remembrance Day Awareness Act
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This version is current as of May 17, 2022.
It has been in effect since June 14, 2012, when this Act came into force.

C.C.S.M. c. R81

The Remembrance Day Awareness Act

(Assented to June 14, 2012)

WHEREAS the freedoms and dignity enjoyed by Manitobans are preserved by those who serve in Canada's armed forces;

AND WHEREAS those who serve and have served, and the sacrifices they have made, must not be forgotten;

AND WHEREAS Remembrance Day provides the opportunity to remember and pay tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives, limbs and health to protect our freedoms;

THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Remembrance Day Awareness Week


In each year, the seven-day period from November 5 to November 11 is to be known throughout Manitoba as Remembrance Day Awareness Week.


NOTE: This section contained consequential amendments to The Public Schools Act that are now included in that Act.

C.C.S.M. reference


This Act may be cited as The Remembrance Day Awareness Act and referred to as chapter R81 of the Continuing Consolidation of the Statutes of Manitoba.

Coming into force


This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.