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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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James Stull Montreal QC I just think it would be a great way to honor those who served and afford Canadians today, the chance to always remember those courages soliders.
 
Rob Ballantyne Oromocto NB
 
Carl Triskle Thunder Bay ON
 
Robert Lowe London AB A fitting tribute to the soldiers who served their country in the Great Warut but also to those who serve today.
 
Daryel Reichert Kitchener ON
 
R MacArthur Thunder Bay ON
 
Carol Greentree-Gibbons Simcoe ON
 
Ronald Pellerin bayduvin NB The right thing to do!
 
Mario Chartrand Ottawa ON I believe it`s the least We can do to honor all the WW1 Veterans who gave their lives for Us.
 
pete McLaren penticton BC I would also hope that a presentation of the petition is made to the Governor General and through her forwarded to the Queen.
 
Timothy Wood Duncan BC As an immigrant and member of the CF I believe that the last member of the Canadian Army of the first world war should be given a state funeral to send off all first world war veterans, not just the last one.
 
Derek Lafreniere Petawawa ON I agree. It should be a state
 
Samantha Edey Meaford ON I believe that every war veteran should be honoured for willing to give up their lives for others especially the ones who have long lived and have tought the younger generations about the sacrafice of war. each veterine should be given the respect they have worked for and deserve do not do so would be wrong.
 
Rick Turner Winnipeg MB
 
Robert W Bradley Vancouver BC
 
Michael MURPHY Nanoose Bay BC sign me up
 
Pierre Savoie Toronto ON Executive Director Griffiths was being an idiot when he said according to newspapers that "he envisions a state funeral being religious, held in a church according to the denomination of the veteran. "We in the 21st century live in a very agnostic or a very secular society but I think a state funeral would be very important to capture the religious undertone of the First World War," he said.
 
Ian Beardmore Surrey BC As a son of a first world war veteran & brother of second war Veteran I think it is the least the Goverment can do
 
Jonathan Dutil Beauceville QC
 
Ruth Zwolinski Calgary AB There should be no question on this matter. All our veterns should never be forgotten, they have all given so much and this would be a respectful and important moment.
 
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