Under clear blue skies, with a bit of a chill in the air, a massive crowd gathered in downtown Courtenay today for the local Remembrance Day Ceremony.

And here is what it sounded like…

Goat News spoke with Richard Macintosh who served in the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.

Macintosh says he was very pleased with the huge turnout for the ceremony…

Goat News spoke to a few of those who showed up for the Courtenay ceremony.

RCMP were out in full force for the ceremony with heightened security measures, including a few members stationed on the roof of the Courtenay Museum. Big crowds also turned out for Remembrance Day ceremonies in Comox and Cumberland.