TORONTO (November 07, 2014) – Paying tribute to all those who serve in Canada’s military, CTV’s REMEMBRANCE DAY 2014 unites Canadians across the country in solemn celebration of the courage, dedication, and sacrifice of true Canadian heroes. Airing nationally this Tuesday, Nov. 11, live at 10:30 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV Two, and CTV News Channel, CTV News’ Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme helms the special, uninterrupted 90-minute broadcast, live from Canada’s National War Memorial in Ottawa.
A robust panel joins LaFlamme to provide rich historical context and commentary during REMEMBRANCE DAY 2014, including CTV News Political Correspondent Craig Oliver and General (Ret.) Rick Hillier, former Chief of Defence Staff for the Canadian Forces, who commanded the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Also on hand to deliver a first-hand look at the National War Memorial ceremony as it unfolds are CTV News Ottawa Bureau Chief and host of QUESTION PERIOD Robert Fife, along with CTV News Reporter Mercedes Stephenson.