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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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Melissa Birt Caledon ON
 
Melissa Birt Caledon ON
 
Mark Van Allen Oakville ON I fully support this. The Great War was suppose to be the war to end all wars.
 
Marie Vickery Acton ON
 
carol elvidge howick QC That war was the war to end all wars,boy they must have seen alot since then they fought from the heart,with little tools.They suffered so much during and after, they deserve this final ending
 
Cindy Barnett Toronto ON My mother was in WW2 and I thank god she is still here. Lest we forget. Forever
 
Erin Findlay North Vancouver BC
 
Sandra Loughton Richmond Hill ON My two grandfather's fought in WWI and both survived. I believe this would be a wonderfully symbolic gesture. We owe those that fought our lives and our freedom.
 
David Chown Windsor Junction NS
 
Dave Cartmill Sault Ste Marie ON
 
ted bishop vancouver BC
 
Todd Lumbard Regina SK A fitting way to remember a generation of people who gave so much to our country.
 
Glenn Clark Thornhill ON Represents the great sacrifice many made for this country. Is a symbol of respect and gratitude for all who served.
 
Tricia McKinnon Dartmouth NS It is an atrocity that the Government won't pay for the funeral of a WWI veteran. They have no real idea of what these people and their families went through and the horrors they witnessed. The Government should be ashamed of themselves.
 
Guy Hudson Prince George BC
 
Linda Nicks Strathroy ON My father was a second world war veteran and I believe this is a very important recognition
 
Chris Bekkers Richmond BC
 
Sterling Hiscock Toronto ON The Great War has been forgotten by too many Canadians of this generation. It needs more awareness in schools history programs as WW I, in peticular, the battle for Vimy Ridge gave Canada recoginition as a nation. We shall remember them.
 
STEVEN HARMIDY KIRKLAND QC
 
Colette F Toronto ON No.Comment
 
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