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"We the undersigned feel enormous gratitude for the sacrifice made by all the Canadian Armed Forces through the ages in defence of this country and its values; acknowledge the very special nature of the sacrifice made by those who fought in the First World War in appalling conditions and with terrible loss of life; note that only three First World War veterans remain; and urge the Prime Minister that their sacrifice, and all of those they served with under arms from 1914-1918, be celebrated by offering a state funeral to the family of the last veteran of the First World War resident in Canada."


Total Signatures to Date : 93090

 
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joan wilflin etobicoke ON This is the right thing to do Mr.Harper. Please don't disapoint all Canadians.
 
Chuck Walker Lindsay ON Our government are heartless clowns!These brave men and women should be honoured and yes a state funeral should be given to all the remaining WW1 soldiers.Shame on our government for not giving the people who fought for this country the breaks they deserve.Our VETS should not be paying taxes,or waiting for healthcare and should be able to travel our countries Via rail service with out paying 1 cen
 
tom bowie Markham ON Our war heros deserve our true recognition!
 
Chris Elliston Courtenay BC
 
Marilyn Hopton Brampton ON I support this petition and so, I know does my entire family. My late father was a WW2 Vet and he would have approved of this petition, also, I feel sure. Thank you for your hard work on this very important subject. Marilyn Hopton, Brampton, ON
 
Jeanne Anderson Winnipeg MB Lest we forget!!!
 
tom zsoter toronto ON All 3 of the last of the Great War veterans are entitled to a state funeral. What if the family of the last one decides against it?
 
jack partridge oakville ON
 
Mike Rafton Kitchener ON
 
Michael Prendergast Edmonton AB A State Funeral is necessary in order to acknowledge the sacrifice of the 66,000+ Canadians who died in WWI not to mention the tens of thousands who were physically and psychologically wounded. Veterans are more important than any politician any day!!! They gave us the freedom we have today!
 
Cathy Smith St. Catharines ON
 
Justin Ecock Toronto ON
 
Kent Beattie Guelph ON I don't think words can express the need for something like this.
 
W Broadbent Rockton ON Lest we Forget
 
Gary Beirness Port Perry ON
 
Edmond Crosbie Scarborough ON i think it should be left up to the Vets themselves to decide weather or not they want a state funeral.Although I can't see any of them saying no after all these men risked there lives & wathed there friends & family die for us could you picture what our world would look like if these men didn't have the courage to fight?
 
James Kimball Kitchener ON
 
Joanna Filipiak Mississauga ON
 
Darren MacDonald Miramichi NB Every vet deserves one.
 
Irene Carter Kitchener ON Ido agree that we should have a State Funeral for the last veteran.
 
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