Press Release: SHAW MEDIA HONOURS CANADA’S VETERANS ON CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST WORLD WAR

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TORONTO, October 30, 2014 – This November, Shaw Media commemorates 100 Years of Remembrance with a commercial-free hour-long live Global News special on Remembrance Day and four days of special programming on HISTORY. In honour of those who have served Canada past and present, Shaw Media will also observe a moment of silence across its family of 21 channels on Tuesday, November 11 at 11am ET.

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Global News pays tribute to Canadians who serve to protect our country with its annual Canada Remembers coverage special. Anchored by Global National Anchor and Executive Editor Dawna Friesen, this hour-long, commercial-free coverage begins Tuesday, November 11 at 10:30am ET/7:30am PT.

With Canada still mourning the tragic losses of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, shot during last week’s horrific attack on Parliament Hill, Global News’ Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark will return to Parliament Hill and report live from the National War Memorial ceremony in Ottawa to commemorate our Canadian soldiers and veterans. In addition, GlobalNews.ca will live-stream the Canada Remembers special and host exclusive Remembrance Day coverage and feature stories.

HISTORY’s 100 Years of Remembrance runs Saturday, November 8 through Tuesday November 11, featuring brand new Canadian original specials, such as March to the Pole and War Junk WWI, new episodes of the powerful Canadian original series War Story, and encore presentations of past Remembrance programs.

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