The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration designed to honor the memory of some person or event.
Whatever serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial.
a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something
a ceremony characterized by remembrance
a recognition of meritorious service
To recognize the heritage value or character of a building, site or other resource. Often involves the placing of a plaque or other marker. Commemoration does not means protection or legal restriction of any kind.
Ministerial recognition of the national significance of specific lands or waters by acquisition or by agreement, or by another means deemed appropriate within the Minister's authority for purposes of protecting and presenting heritage places and resources, erection of a plaque or monument.