Broadcaster Magazine

CTV to Honour Canada’s Heros

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    CTV honours Canada’s heroes – the courageous men and women who serve and have served in Canada’s military – with Remembrance Day 2024, airing this Friday, November 11 beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET. Airing on CTV, CTV Two, CTV News Channel, and live streamed on and on the CTV News GO app, the live, national broadcast is helmed by CTV News’ Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme from Ottawa’s National War Memorial. The 90-minute broadcast unites Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast, saluting the bravery, dedication, and sacrifice of Canada’s heroic veterans.


    Joining LaFlamme to provide further commentary, insight, and historical context   are CTV News’ Chief Political Commentator Craig Oliver, and Mercedes Stephenson, CTV National News Ottawa Bureau Reporter. Special guests also include Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire, celebrated humanitarian and best-selling author; veterans advocate Master Cpl. Paul Franklin, who served in Afghanistan and lost both legs in a roadside suicide bombing; Minister of Veterans Affairs Kent Hehr; and Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition, CTV  looks back at the First World War’s Battle of The Somme – which marked its 100th anniversary this past summer on July 1 – by exploring Canada’s past and future role in serving as peacekeepers internationally.

    Additional CTV News’ Remembrance Day coverage includes:

    In addition to live streaming the national broadcast special Remembrance Day 2024 and local services from 10 different cities across Canada, features robust online offerings centred on commemorating Remembrance Day, including a focus on the Newfoundland Regiment’s contribution to the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, highlighting the 100th anniversary of the First World War’s deadly Somme offensive. also takes a closer look at the current operations Canadian Armed Forces members are supporting around the world, provides a photo gallery and extended video highlighting the service and sacrifice of Canada’s heroes, and lists a wide range of Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place across Canada.


    For viewers in Toronto, CP24’s extensive Remembrance Day coverage begins on CP24 BREAKFAST live from the 88th annual Sunrise Ceremony held by the Royal Canadian Legion at Prospect Cemetery. Then at 10 a.m. ET, Nick Dixon and Stephanie Smyth co-host live coverage of Toronto’s Remembrance Day Ceremony held at the cenotaph outside Old City Hall. Live streaming of Toronto Remembrance Day ceremonies will also be available on

    CTV News Channel

    Beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET, CTV News’ 24-hour, national news network delivers a simulcast of Remembrance Day 2024. In addition, CTV News Channel features ceremonies across the country honouring Canada’s war veterans. Starting at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT, CTV News’ Mercedes Stephenson hosts a special edition of CTV News Channel’s marquee political program Power Play, delivering more Remembrance Day coverage with key guests including Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr, and Tim Cook, historian at the Canadian War Museum.

    CTV Calgary

    In Calgary, CTV viewers can turn to Calgary’s Ceremony beginning at 10:58 a.m. MT, as it joins Calgarians in a united two minutes of silence to honour the dedication and sacrifice of Canada’s war heroes. CTV Calgary’s CTV NEWS AT Six’s Tara Nelson hosts the half-hour special as it unfolds live from The Military Museums of Calgary.

    CTV Vancouver

    Viewers in Vancouver are invited to join CTV NEWS Special – Remembrance Day, CTV Vancouver’s special live coverage of Vancouver’s Remembrance Day Ceremony. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. PT, CTV NEWS AT Six’s Mike Killeen hosts the live, uninterrupted, 90-minute local broadcast from downtown Vancouver’s Victory Square. Honouring the sacrifices made by Canadian service men and women, CTV News Vancouver features exclusive live coverage of the Veteran’s Parade and Ceremonial Review following the official ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph