Barrie Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day With City Hall Ceremony

Ceremony Comes On 75th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz

The City of Barrie is among the communities taking the time to remember.

A special ceremony is being held at City Hall this evening to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, organized by the Am Shalom Congregation and Barrie Pride.

The event will feature special guest speakers and light refreshments.

The ceremony at Barrie City Hall comes as many help mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Over 7,000 people, including hundreds of children, were freed from the German concentration camp, following 1,689 days of “murder, humiliation, suffering, and pain,”

Feature image courtesy The Auschwitz Museum and Memorial via Twitter.