Petition Signatories

"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
Lori Nolt Victoria BC As the mother of two young boys, aged 5 and 10, I know that a state funeral for the last veteran of the First World War would be a powerful teachable moment in their lives. I urge you to grant this very high honour to one of these gentleman. The impact on the generations that came after them will be significant,
Aleksandar Nicin Kitchener ON
BArbara Gosse Toronto ON Please support the desire of Canadians to provide a State Funeral for those remaining First World War Vetrans. Thank you!
Nancy Rae Richmond BC My Grandfather Donald Mowat and all 4 of his brother, William, Alexnader, James and John Mowat of Winnipeg served in the 1st World War. Uncle Jock (John) died on August 16, 1918 at Arras France and is buried in in France. He was reported missing for 2 years until his body was found. I believe these heros have earned and deserve our respect. Thank you.
Robert Bentham Victoria BC We must do this
Scott McLachlan Orleans ON
John Darlington Ottawa ON
Carol Harvey Trenton ON We should honor our vet old and new
Jon Sanford Iqaluit NU I read about this in the Ottawa Citizen and thought it was a great idea! I'm glad somone started a petition! We do owe all the veteran's and it would be great to see them get honoured with somthing other than just a special licence plate!!
Pierina Fiocco Candiac QC History will and can be repeated if reminders of past transgressions and wars are not noted and tried to be improved upon. We should respect and honour persons whom have given their lives and/or dedicated their life for the betterment of general human society. The opportunity for freedom may not always be evident, until there is the possibility of it being removed. If history had been altered in
Anne Taylor Addison ON
Simon Blakesley Whitehorse YT The least we can do, given the human sacrifice on our behalf.
emma congram salisbury NB
carol bannister salisbury NB i think this is a great idea shows our gratidue and appreaction we owe it to them and their families.
Valerie Taylor Curve Lake ON
Helen Heddle Kitchener ON The veterans of the first, second and Korean wars had been neglected for many a year by our government and deserve recognition. Our government have lost many a volunteer through the years that dedicated your private life to training with the military in a "militia" unit capacity. They receive no pension upon retirement, little medical assistance if injury or contact an illness or desease due to
Mark Beglajter edmonton AB
alexndra maccalder edmonton AB
Steven Davis Montreal QC It's the least we can do...
wendy campbell cavan ON
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