Remembrance Day 2009
This video originally surfaced in 2007, in French, without music, presumably out of Quebec. Since then it has been adopted by many in tribute, including this version accompanied by a choir of the Ontario Provincial Police. It beautifully illustrates the nature of the Highway of Heroes – the final ride all Canada’s soldiers lost in Afghanistan take before rejoining their families.
In 2007, I made a Remembrance Day video featuring a vocal track by Jodie Rivera (Venetian Princess). Some of you may know I did some work with Jodie a couple of years back. I didn’t do a video last year, but I did update the 2007 one for this year, adding 58 more names and a bit tweaking here and there. These are tough to do. The effort never seems quite enough…
This is the revised version for 2009: