The Canadian Press

2016-11-10 | Remembrance Governor General

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Governor General David Johnston says Canadians may have a lot of respect for the country's military, but they don't know enough about what it actually does. Johnston says events such as the national Remembrance Day ceremony are important for recognizing and raising awareness of the duty and sacrifice demonstrated by Canada's military personnel on the battlefield. (Soldiers routinely rank near the top of opinion polls that ask Canadians which professions they respect the most. But a survey conducted for the Department of National Defence earlier this year suggests many Canadians have only a limited familiarity with the military, if any.)

Date: 2016-11-10
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

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