CFL East semifinal on Remembrance Day to pause for moment of silence

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — The CFL will pause Sunday's Eastern semifinal for a moment of silence to honour Canada's veterans.

The game in Hamilton between the Tiger-Cats and B.C. Lions is scheduled to take place on Remembrance Day, when a moment of silence is traditionally observed at 11 a.m.

The East semifinal is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. ET. The moment of silence will be held an our later, which will be 11 a.m. in Pacific time.

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The CFL says it will also honour veterans during the pre-game coin toss ceremonies prior to the game in Hamilton and before the Western semifinal in Regina between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

In addition, players will sport a poppy decal on their helmets.

The Canadian Press

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