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war memorial

11 Remembrance Day Services in Calgary

By MICHAELA RITCHIE and SILVIA PIKAL

The Field of Crosses stands watch over Memorial Drive each year from Nov. 1-11. (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Legacy Project.)

November 11 marks the advent of a time-honoured tradition of reverence and memoriam for people all across Canada, and the world. Our city’s veterans and military personnel host a swath of fine services, concerts, and parades to pay their respects and memorialize their fellow Canadian troops. If you’re looking for the perfect way to remember our fallen soldiers and give thanks for the freedoms you enjoy because of their sacrifice, here is our guide to some of Calgary’s most popular Remembrance Day gatherings. (more…)