"Thanks so much CHRI, we love your programs and music!P.S. We just moved to Aylmer, and are so happy that we still get your station so clearly!" - Giuliana
"I have been listening to CHRI since our family moved to Ottawa 10 years ago. But I first 'discovered' CHRI 15 years ago when our family was visiting the Nation's Capital from Mississauga!" - Nancy
"Love your station and the positive programming. Thank you and god bless your team." - Darlene
"Thanks for all you do. Listening before and after work is such a blessing for me!" - Cindy
"I am so thankful for you being online! It really soothes my soul to be able to listen from laptop as I go through my day. CHRI is like family after all these years so I don't feel the least bit alone!" - Patricia
"I just checked out your new playlist; it's awesome!!! I really appreciate the work you do. You are all such a blessing to your listeners." - Chantal
"CHRI radio was on 24 hours a day in our home for about five plus years. It's like a magnet to me. At night, the music is on very low near by when I sleep and I plan my day so I don't miss a Bible message. CHRI was part of my healing. " - Sheila
"I can't get enough of your radio. The music is so soothing to the heart and soul." - Gregory
"I'm writing to you straight from Angola, Africa. I love this station guys, keep serving...keep it Christ-centered!" - Pedro
"Thank you so much for being a part of every day of my life. You have inspired, befriended and taught me. I know each of you by voice so I'll be walking around heaven with my eyes closed for a bit." - Barbara
"I love listening to CHRI all through the work day; all of you at the station are a blessing. The music, book shows, the family-friendly shows. My daughters love listening to VeggieTales on Saturday mornings in the car on the way to dance class. Where else can you find such a station? Nowhere!" - Scott
"I absolutely love your radio station. It has a huge impact on my day. It's wonderful to be able to tune in to a positive and fun Christian music station." - Julie
"You are a refreshing voice to this generation." - Bill & Pam Farrel (authors)
"I had been telling the Lord that it would be helpful in my life if there was a radio station that had music with a Christian message to help me day to day. Wow! I turned on the radio and there you were! Keep up the good work! - Brenda
"Thank you for your station, incredibly refreshing when I get to listen at work." - Cory
"Thank you, CHRI! (re: "Overcomer" #1 song) I love the mix of songs you play on your station!" - Mandisa (Grammy-nominated recording artist)
"I don't know if people understand how truly blessed we are in Ottawa to have CHRI but our entire family has been big fans for years. We have listened to CHRI via internet even when life took us to other provinces and even when we were serving as missionaries in Africa." - Elaine
"What a wonderful Christian community we have in Ottawa and the valley. I feel very blessed to be able to listen to such a wonderful radio station." - Karen
"Thank you for all the excellent music and programs you air on your station. They help my faith in a huge way!!" - Mel
"I've just finished my first university class in Toronto and I am loving CHRI online! It's a nice taste of home." - Katherine
"CHRI beautifully brings the Christian community together. I'm glad to be part of this." - Colin Bernard (artist)
"Ottawa is blessed to have such a great Christian radio station and it has impacted my life like you would not believe! I appreciate all the encouraging news and advertising that CHRI provides." - Dave
"I have been a CHRI listener from day one... I know I am the Christian that I am today as a result of your music and message that has touched my heart and encouraged me to grow. My family has been impacted and benefited from so many of your programs." - Karen
"My wife and I were just posted here last April, we were very shocked to find an awesome radio station like this one; it was a breath of fresh air to find CHRI." - Norman
"You guys have been such a blessing in my life... Your faithfulness is priceless. May The Lord bless You and your families." Olive
"God bless you guys at Family Radio. Your station is always full of hope! I love the wonderful sermons and couldn't go a day without 99.1!" - Martin
"Thanks to everyone at CHRI for doing such a great job of bringing the Word of God to the Ottawa and surrounding areas." - Karen
"This radio station is a huge part of my walk with Jesus so thanks so much." - Deeana
"Love the broadcast, you're doing a great job. Keep up the good work because you're reaching a lot of people and turning their hearts towards God. May God bless you, your families, ministry and everything you put your hand to." - Joanne
"Glory be to God to your radio station, it has gotten me through some trying times when I was incarcerated. Once again I thank God for your continuous efforts of doing God's work." - anonymous
"Thank you for being responsive to today's times. You cover all age groups: children, adults, parents. Thanks for the purposeful music that is all about Glory to God, and for the encouragement for parents who are struggling. An excellent station for families!" - Janet
"One of the first songs I heard was "Come Away" by Jesus Culture. God used it to speak to my heart and draw me back to his heart of love for me. Thank you for fighting the good fight!" - Skye
"In the beginning of my walk with Christ I relied so much on this radio station to give me what I was searching for. I was provided with daily inspiration, and confirmation that I was heading down the right path." -Virginia
"Thank you for believing in us and backing the work we are doing. We are seeing young people become believers right in front of our eyes and huge walls coming down ...the hardest to reach dark places are being lit, and the most broken are being put back together." - Colleen (Revolution457)
"Thank you so much for being a light to the city of Ottawa, may God continue to bless CHRI." - Dan
"Thank you CHRI for all you give to us, encouraging and uplifting music and words, and inspiring each of us to step up and be part of the bigger plan God has for each one in this world." - Gillian
"I listen to CHRI from my waking moment for most of the day and it has been on several occasions that you guys played a song so appropriate to what I was going through. I'm sure you are touching thousands of lives." - Shalini
"I just want to say CHRI is the best Radio Station I know, and I listen to it everyday!!" - Sarah
"I write to you from miles apart... from India (Asia)! It's so wonderful to listen to Christian songs at all times and you guys help me a lot in this during my office hours. Love you guys. God bless." - Augustine
"I love your guys radio, and whenever I'm driving its always locked on 99.1"
"CHRI 99.1 FM is my constant companion. I make sure I listen to it from 10pm to 3am every night, listening to all the three sermons. I sometimes wonder what I will do without it. Keep up the good work!"
"God bless guys and your awesome works around the City!!" - Simonord
"I find it is very important that my 3 year old son understands and knows that Jesus loves him with all his heart, and through your music, I know he is learning that every day. SO THANK YOU!" - Allison
"My husband and I have listened to CHRI since the beginning. We LOVE the station..the dj's, music, ministry... we have been truly blessed by having CHRI in our listening area." - Jenny
"Wanted to let you know I so appreciate listening to Laugh Again in the mornings getting ready to start off my day! Great addition! Thanks so much for all you do - true blessing to the community!" - Shirley
"Your station has really been a blessing to my house for more than a year. May God bless you all." - Petro, from Cape Town, South AFrica
"My husband and I are new listeners to your show and we are so surprised that such a radio station exists! The music and teaching programs has helped us immensely in the past year. My children sing along to the music, which is wonderful!" - Margaret
"I don't live in the Ottawa area, but I listen to your Financial Fitness & Inside Track shows every Friday morning. These shows so relevant that I put a reminder in my online calendar so I never miss a show. Thanks for being a relevant, sensitive broadcaster that's true to your faith roots." - Gary (North Bay)
"I have started to listen to CHRI at work and it has been such a blessing in my life." - David
"Thanks for 'Love Does' from Brandon Heath at 4:16 AM this morning!" -Clémence
"CHRI helps keep my faith firm by being easily able to praise the Lord while driving, working, cooking supper. I am able to wake up to worship music and remember WHY I am able to wake up each day." – Nancy
"When I listen to CHRI, I just feel good! The Moring Express with Brock, Lunch Jukebox with Dan, Drive Home with Care, Focus on the Family, Financial Fitness & Today's Family – it all provides me with joy and peace and hope." - Lilly
Re: The Struggle Tour (April 5, 2013) "What a night, what a band! Thank you for being a part of bringing bands like this to Ottawa. GOD was blessed indeed." - Cory
"Just wanted to say how much I enjoy your station and love hearing those cool songs praising our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ!" - Mike
"I recently began listening to your station online through Tunein.com. I love how all the music you play is Christian and different varieties, country, pop etc. They all mesh together perfectly. I am in New York City, listening from work!" - Isahony
"In 1997 when I first turned the dial, I knew it was the hand of the Lord and that this is what he wanted me to hear. CHRI is the only radio station that I listen to. You are carrying out the Will of God. This is His station for His Glory. Thank you to all of you who are faithfully carrying out the Will of God through Christian Radio." - Lorraine
"Thanks CHRI! I've been listening to you for 6 ½ years now. Thank you for your ministry; your work and your programs help to keep me connected to the Lord..which also keeps me sane." - Pamela
"Because of CHRI radio station and all of your great choices of worship music, I always smile on my way to work – I love it." – Sonya
"I appreciate your family friendly radio station and am thankful for the quality programming you provide Ottawa and the surrounding area." - Robert
"As usual CHRI is the best station and I can only wish you the best. God Bless CHRI and the team of people making it work." - Sandra
"God Bless you CHRI, you are my sanity in this crazy world. Your blessings have helped to save our marriage, set us financially straight and led us to our new, less complicated, downsized lifestyle. THANK YOU." - Maureen
"Love your station so much. Facebook friend, too! The combination of hits, classics, teaching and talk really feeds me when I am home and helps me refocus on Jesus' face." - Patricia
"[CHRI] has helped us immensely to get the word out about CityKidz. CHRI is a non-profit charitable radio station here in this city that is Kingdom focused and they are oozing with integrity in all their official dealings. We appreciate all they are doing!" - Wedny Turpin (CityKidz Ottawa)
"You will never know just how much we appreciate all you do for us. We thank God for you and your team." - Joel Bernard (on Colin Bernard's 2013 JUNO nomination)
"I listen to you every time I am driving and I sometimes see cars that have the 99.1 logo on their bumper!" - Phoebe
"Just wanted to say 'thank you' again for all you (Brock) and CHRI do. Love your station and the music you play. Also thank you for the variety of music that CHRI plays, even when it's as 'wide a variety as the east is from the west.' :) " - Ken
"My favourite radio station... It is blessing to have you!" - Susie
"A big plus is knowng that I can leave the station playing while my children are around – love the fact that pre-teen boys are into worship music!" – Elissa
"Best radio I ever listen to. If you want to enrich your knowledge about God and learn more about the power of The Almighty God, you need to listen to this radio station!" - Gazelle
"Love listening online to great music while I work away here (in Jamaica) at my desk." - Carolyn
"Love your station, the music, and the fact that CHRI is a registered Christian charity." - Darlene
"You station provides me with much support, and comforts me in my daily life. You have changed me and given me peace. Keep up the good work and I shall keep you in my prayers and thanks." - Jennifer
"Continue in your good work at the station, you are making a difference!" - Margaret
"I LOVE YOUR RADIO STATION!!!" - Susan
"Love your station. You're a constant source of encouragement and joy!" - Jon
"Thanks for making the song data available to display on my car radio, it is nice to see who wrote what and what a song is called". - Karl
"I thank you and your staff for having Family Radio. It has helped me through some dark, lonely and difficult times. He works and speaks through the music played. This station is so very, very important. I thank God for you." - Rosy
"[Kathy] May God continue to bless you as am truly being inspired by your program. Please continue to share the blessings, because "people need someone." - Moulton
"Thank you for playing 'Love Is Not a Fight' by Warren Barfield. God used it to open my heart and actively and intentionally fight for my marriage." - Anonymous
"I listen CHRI every day in my car and at work, it's the best station!. May God bless your ministery, guys. We love you!" - Dorval
"To the staff of 99.1: thank you for your dedication and hard work. May your ministry be blessed abundantly. Praise God!" - Marie-Josée
"Thank you CHRI!! It is such a blessing to be able to listen to your station here in Pembroke. Merry Christmas!" - Debbie
"Your station is such a breath of fresh air here in Ottawa." - Anne
"CHRI is definitely one of the Bright Stars in Canadian Christian Radio, and we are very thankful for all that you do to forward The Gospel across our land!" - Doug
"Thanks for taking the stand on CHRI for our Lord...our world needs HIM not a hi-def television." - Pete
"CHRI has helped lead me to find Christ and become a born again Christian. Whenever I feel stressed or worried I just have to pray and listen to CHRI and all of that goes away." - Scott
"CHRI is an amazing radio station, it's all that we ever listen to! May God continue His work through you all!" - Marie
"Steven Curtis Chapman's song "Heaven is the face" made me cry so hard in the car this evening that I was glad I had just pulled in to my driveway after it started. You should really provide a discretionary warning for fathers before playing that song. I haven't cried that hard in a long time. Thanks for your ministry." - Seth
"I love the teaching programs, I learn a lot. I love the wonderful music that you play, but most of all, I have enjoyed meeting a few of the staff and you are all down to earth people and easy and fun to talk with." - Danielle
"Our family loves CHRI... We have been blessed by listening to the music and ministry for the last 15 years." - Kenneth
"I love starting my day with Christian music; it gives me a positive attitude to start my day at work." – Hope
"God is good and continues to bless the station in big ways...and blesses a lot of listeners in doing so! Love listening online [from Jamaica!] when the streaming is working well :-) " - Carolyn
"I'm just so thankful that Ottawa has CHRI. I listen to it always in my car on the way to work and at home; I've learned a lot over the last few years from the 6:30pm Focus on the Family segment." – Elizabeth
"Love your station and all it stands for." - Louise
"[Dan], We listen to the lunch hour request show daily! Thanks for allowing your listening audience the opportunity of participating with the song selections!" - Iain
"May God continue to bless CHRI and all those associated with such a wonderful radio station. God Bless and walk in the Truth." - Owen & Elizabeth
"Hey CHRI... I just LOVE your station, what you stand for, who you work for, how you serve our city... it's just fantastic. Thanks for being a light on the radio. BIG BIG Blessings on you!" - Jon
"Hi CHRI... thanks for being on the internet... I can listen from home in Singapore! PTL for your ministry." - Paul
"Love you guys! Hope to have lots of great events so we can continue to work together to support great artists, in their mission to see souls saved." - Colleen (Revolution 457)
"Oh man, it was an amazing interview. Believe me, one of the better that I've experienced lately... so thank YOU" ... Matthew Paul Turner (author, JesusNeedsNewPR)
Click read more to find out what is happening in Ottawa for Remembrance Day.
On Remembrance Day, November 11, 2011, Canadians honour and remember our veterans, and all who served Canada during war, armed conflict and peace. In Ottawa, veterans will gather at the War Memorial on Elgin Street, for the annual Remembrance Day National Ceremony. Other parades and ceremonies around Ottawa are also listed on this page.
Each year Ottawa hosts the National Ceremony of Remembrance at the National War Memorial at the corner of Elgin and Wellington.
The ceremony marks the anniversary of the end of the First World War, at 11:00am on November 11th, 1918.
Prior to the ceremony, a parade of pipers and war veterans march from Cartier Square Drill Hall towards the War Memorial. (The pipe band leaves Cartier Square Drill Hall, marching via Laurier Avenue to Metcalfe & Queen. They're joined by veterans at this location, and then continue marching down Queen Street towards the War Memorial.)
The ceremony begins at 11:00am sharp, starting with the playing of The Last Post and a moment of silence.
Wreaths are laid by dignitaries (usually including the Governor General and Prime Minister), along with veterans, and representatives of Canada's armed forces.
The ceremony is broadcast live on major tv networks in Canada.
Bells Corners – 10:45 a.m. to noon, Royal Canadian Legion (Bells Corners Branch 593), Centrepointe Drive between Constellation Drive and Chrysalis Way, and to the ceremonial site.
Eastview/Vanier – 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion (Eastview Branch 462), north on Cyr Avenue between the Royal Canadian Legion (294 Cyr Avenue) and Montreal Road, east on Montreal Road between Cyr Avenue and Hannah Street, and north on Hannah Street between Montreal Road and Marier Avenue, and to the Vanier Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Kanata – 10:30 a.m. to noon, Royal Canadian Legion (Kanata Branch 638), east on The Parkway between Earl of March High School (4 Parkway) and Teron Road, south on Teron Road between The Parkway and Colchester Square, Colchester Square, and to the Kanata Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Manotick/South Carleton – 10:30 a.m. to noon, Royal Canadian Legion (South Carleton Branch 314), east on Beaverwood Road from the Royal Canadian Legion to Manotick Main Street, north on Manotick Main Street from Beaverwood Road to Bridge Street, east on Bridge Street from Manotick Main Street to Dickinson Street, south on Dickinson Street from Bridge Street, and to the Manotick Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Metcalfe – 10:45 a.m. to noon, ceremonial service at the Metcalfe Cenotaph in front of Old City Hall.
Navan – 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Colonial Road between Henn Drive and Delson Drive, and to the Navan Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Orléans – 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 632),Vimont Court and Taylor Creek Boulevard between Vimont Court and the Royal Canadian Legion at 800 Taylor Creek Boulevard, and to the Orleans Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Osgoode – 10:45 to noon, Royal Canadian Legion (Osgoode Branch 589), Victoria Street between Eighth Line Road and Louise Street, and to ceremonial service at Osgoode Cenotaph in front of Municipal Building.
Richmond – 10:45 a.m to 11:45 a.m., Royal Canadian Legion (Richmond Branch 625), Perth Street between the Richmond Shopping Plaza and the Richmond Memorial Park for the ceremonial service.
Stittsville – 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion (Stittsville and District Branch 618), north on Stittsville Main Street between the Royal Canadian Legion, (1480 Stittsville Main Street) and Warner-Colpitts Lane, and west on Warner-Colpitts Lane between Stittsville Main Street and the Stittsville Cenotaph for the ceremonial service.
Strathcona – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Sunday, November 7, Royal Canadian Legion (Strathcona Branch 595), Main Street between Hazel Street and Beckwith Street (Beckwith Memorial Gate) for the ceremonial service.
West Carleton – 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, November 6, Royal Canadian Legion (West Carleton (Branch 616), Constance Bay Road between McConnell Lane and Allbirch Road, and Allbirch Road between Constance Bay Road, and to the Royal Canadian Legion for the ceremonial service.
Westboro – 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion (Westboro Branch 480), north on Winston Avenue between the Royal Canadian Legion and Madison Avenue, east on Madison Avenue between Winston Avenue and Churchill Avenue, south on Churchill Avenue between Madison Avenue and Richmond Road, and west on Richmond Road between Churchill Avenue and Broadview Avenue, and wreath laying and ceremonial service at the Westboro Cenotaph.
The week leading up to Remembrance Day is recognized as "Veterans Week", with events and activities across Canada to honour our veterans. Organized by Veterans Affairs Canada.
On Remembrance Day, at exactly 11 a.m., sunlight shines through a single window to frame the headstone of Canada’s Unknown Soldier. A limited number of free tickets will be available as of 9 a.m. at the Information Desk. No reservations permitted. This event will also be webcast on the Museum’s website and broadcast within the Museum. More info...
To mark Remembrance Day, most government offices are closed, including Ottawa City Hall and service centres.