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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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Julia Gifford Danville QC
 
David Rice Barrie ON That is something to say about CANADIAN Heritage.
 
Jim Dean Oakville ON I heard about this on the Bill Carol Show on radio station CFRB.
 
Tammy Hulstra Surrey BC
 
Andrew Kemp Toronto ON
 
George Sean Morris Woodstock ON
 
Christian Nadeau pierrefonds QC I would have given a state funeral to the last 1000 WW1 veterans. The horrors these men saw and lived through surpassed anything before and anything since. My father was a WW2 and Korean veteran and he impressed on me that what these guys went through at an average age of 17 was just unimaginable.
 
sam brar toronto ON God Bless you.
 
Danielle Vasil Ancaster ON Lest we forget...
 
Penny Beattie Guelph ON
 
Gary Valcour Oshawa ON I agree that our Country should show a special rememberance for the last surviving veteran of WWI by offering his or her family a state funeral.
 
Andrew Paolini Etobicoke ON I fully support holding a State Funeral for the last veteran of the Great War.
 
cynthia Duvall Burlington ON absolutely
 
Ida L. Wright Bonnyville AB My husband was a member of the RCAF and we lived in Belgium while he was stationed in France. We visited the Vimy Memorial with our 2 children in the mid 60's. It was very impressive and it was a rainy blustery day which brought to mind what the conditions must have been like for our men in trenches and fox holes. The landscape in the vicinity was breathtaking in that it consisted of big holes and
 
Eli and Penina Honig Toronto ON
 
David Barry Toronto ON
 
Paul Dunk Toronto ON
 
Laura Day Brampton ON
 
Gilbert William Gray Ajax ON Yes, a state funeral is a must. My father-in-law passed away at a very young age as a direct result of wounds received during WW1. Lest We Forget!
 
Debbie Archibald Montreal QC I am doing this for my father who was in the Korean War. Thank you.
 
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