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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

 
FirstName LastName
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Derek Lawrence Woodstock NB
 
Mike High Edmonton AB Love Your Freedom? Thank a Vet
 
Ralph and Lenore Smith Ottawa ON Thank you so much for allowing us to support such a worthwhile, wonderful idea. All Canadians esp young and new Canadians need to know and understand what the previous generations have done for all of us and the country we live in today. We will promote this to all of our friends and family.
 
Gord Ness Ottawa ON
 
doug hill ottawa ON
 
Christina Hicks Moncton NB For those who gave so much, can we not give them that much in return?
 
Edward Grattan Iroquois ON Excellent idea to honour our WWI veterans
 
Steven Rose Ottawa ON My Great Grandfather was a WW1 veteran. When he died there were still pieces of shrapnel in his head. The great risk and suffering he and his generation endured must be acknowledged by our generation as they faught lived and died in those terrible battles for us. They were thinking 100yrs ahead, it would be remiss and shameful for the Federal Gov't to not hold a state funeral for the last Great W
 
Michael Ladouceur Ottawa ON Is there any doubt that a state funeral to acknowledge the veterans should occur. Better to honour these men than inept prime ministers.
 
Lindy Traill Oshawa ON I believe that it be in the proper respect and manner to do such an honourable thing for such honourable soldiers
 
Patrick Lessard Fairview AB
 
Richard Gagnon Nepean ON A critical action!
 
Peter Bowie ottawa ON
 
Tim Scapillato Gatineau QC I fully support the call for a state funeral for the last veteran of the First World War resident of Canada.
 
Bev Donaldson Ottawa ON The least we SAFE Canadians can do to show our respect to those who made it possible.
 
Michael Kosterman Delta BC What we take for granted today; everything we have...only exists because of our Veterans. May God grant us the wisdom to remember forever, and the character to honour their memory.
 
Margaret Thorsell Ashton ON
 
Karina Douglas London ON
 
Sonya Van Kruistum London ON I fully support this effort. It has been years since the war but we need to remember.
 
Wendy Huotari Thunder Bay ON
 
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