Remembrance Day Ceremonies
Below is a list of several ceremonies happening Monday, as well as other ways to celebrate those who paid the ultimate price.
The museum will be open after the service with admission by donation.
10:30 a.m. MT on Mon., Nov. 11
4629 McCall Way N.E.
The ceremony will center on the monument at the bottom of the steps leading up to the battalion numbers after which the site is named.
10:30 to 12:00 p.m. MT on Mon., Nov. 11
3001 Signal Hill Dr. S.W.
Calgary Tower flame ceremony
Join Valour Canada as they light the flame on the Calgary Tower. A ceremony will be held on the tower’s observation deck.
Reception at 6:30 p.m., ceremony at 7:30 p.m. MT on Sun. Nov. 10
101 Ninth Ave. S.W.
Canadian Forces Memorial Film Festival
The fourth annual film festival honours the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice and those who serve and have served. The festival will be hosted at Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod, Alta.
Fri., Nov. 8 to Sun., Nov. 10
235 24 St. Fort Macleod, Alta.
Central Memorial Park
Remembrance Day ceremonies are held every year in this Beltline park. Pay tribute to troops past and present in front of the World War I soldier statue, a memorial honouring Rt. Hon. Richard Bedford Bennett and the Boer War memorial equestrian statue.
11 a.m. MT on Mon., Nov. 11
1221 Second St. S.W.
The Military Museums
Containers will be provided for non-perishable food donations to the Veteran’s Food Bank. Coffee and hot chocolate will also be available.
10:45 a.m. MT on Mon., Nov. 11
4520 Crowchild Trail S.W.
Remembrance Day tours in Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery tour guides will reflect on the contributions of military units and those buried there.
12:30 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. MT Mon., Nov. 11
28 Ave. and Spiller Rd. S.E.
Royal Canadian Legion
Services will be held at many branches across southern Alberta.
Southern Jubilee Auditorium
Wreaths will be laid by political, veterans’, military, civic and community organizations. All others are welcome to lay a private wreath.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. MT, ceremony is from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. MT on Mon., Nov. 11
1415, 14 Avenue N.W.