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Lisa LaFlamme Hosts CTV News Special, Remembrance Day 2012

On Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. ET/7:30 a.m. PT, CTV News pays tribute to the service of the men and women of Canada’s military with expansive national Remembrance Day coverage in REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012. Hosted by Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme, the CTV News team deploys to memorial sites across the nation to commemorate Canada’s heroic veterans in the commercial-free, live, 90-minute broadcast. The special also underlines the incredible stories of selflessness and heroism of Canada’s veterans

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012 features live hits from CTV News Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife from Remembrance Day services at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. CTV News Channel’s Mercedes Stephenson will be reporting live from the ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Todd Battis, CTV News’ Atlantic Bureau Chief, will be live at the Remembrance Day ceremony in Halifax, a city rich in military history.

Throughout the special, LaFlamme is joined by a panel of expert guests providing analysis, commentary and historical context of Remembrance Day in Canada, including CTV News’ Chief Political Correspondent, Craig Oliver; former Chief of Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces, General (Ret.) Rick Hillier; and award-winning historian and author, Charlotte Gray.

Additional Remembrance Day coverage includes: presents live streaming of CTV News special REMEMBRANCE DAY 2012, as well as extensive coverage in photo galleries, videos, and articles.

CP24 Hosted by Ann Rohmer and Stephen LeDrew, CP24 marks Toronto’s Remembrance Day with live special extensive live coverage beginning at 10 a.m. from the main Toronto Remembrance Day Ceremony at Old City Hall. Gurdeep Ahluwalia and Pooja Handa will be live on site at Old City Hall, with Jackie Crandles providing additional live coverage from Queen’s Park at the Ontario Veterans Memorial. Live streaming CP24’s Toronto Remembrance Day coverage, will also include a photo gallery tribute to Canada’s fallen soldiers.

About CTV News CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally and has a network of national, international and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN – Business News Network, CP24 and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, CANADA AM, W5, POWER PLAY and QUESTION PERIOD. With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the number-one news organization in Canada.