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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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Newman Rhonda Victoria BC it's the least we can do.
 
Mike O'Grady Belleville ON
 
Lynn Hickman Kitchener ON I hope the last veterns family will allow the Canadian people to show how we feel towards the veterns that gave so much so we could live in this country and enjoy the freedems thier sacrfices brought us.
 
Paul MacPhail Charlottetown PE If this petition isn't endorsed and enacted upon, it will be politicized by the left. If having or not having a State Funeral is going to be a partisan issue either way, I would prefer to have a State Funeral and at least provide favourable coverage for our current government. I think this would be beneficial to our men and women in uniform that are presently serving, especially those in combat ro
 
paul kudla sr. pickering ON
 
santiago de los santos ottawa ON I believe that it would be a fitting and emotional event to mark the end of an era and an opportunity to enshrine the WWI veterans forever in the minds of canadians and our young children.
 
Robert Thompson Ladysmith BC When the need has arisen Canadians have largely volunteered themselves to be placed in harm's way. Canadian politicians have had, for doing much less, no difficulty in recognizing themselves via a state funeral. If one politician deserves this honour, these last survivor's of that war deserve no less. Vimy, Ypres, Passchendaele, Cambrai and all the other places where our fallen lay call out for t
 
Lori Bast Calgary AB
 
Pat Kosheluk Winnipeg MB
 
Edgar Allen Grande Prairie AB I fully support this initiative to hold a state funeral for the last great war veteran. God bless them all.
 
Joanne Hall Mission BC
 
Bill McMaster Bothwell ON
 
Wayne Melnechuk Caledon ON
 
Dan Kuntz Toronto ON
 
Richard Humphreys Maple Ridge BC They've earned it We owe them
 
Michael Paine Brantford ON
 
Kevin Brandl Fort St John BC
 
James Brown Oakville ON I fully support the Dominion Institute in attempting to recognize the heroes of this country and their efforts to bestow this honour on one of our greatest treasures. Given the proximity to Remembrance Day, I think that there is no question that we should remember our place in the world.
 
John Baker St. John's NL
 
Karen Gibbs Oakville ON
 
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