We have forgotten.
I understand that it is difficult to find childcare if their Daycare is closed and their place of work is not. But don't get mad and say that the Daycare should be open. Get mad and say that your place of work should be closed.
Too often we take for granted the reason we have the half day. Attendance at parades and ceremonies is minimal. Of course the cold doesn't help with that, but if it was warm and sunny, would they then come?
Remembrance Day is not about war, it is about the
Peace to you on this day. May it be peace for all someday when we as a human race remember that war has more losers than winners. More grief and suffering than joy and celebration. That even those who lived to see the end of a war, never stop living the deaths and destruction.