City of Calgary: Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Michelle Mak Community, Newcomer Information

Tomorrow, November 11, 2020, is Remembrance Day. Every year on this day, Canadians gather to pay their respects to those who sacrificed their lives for Canada. But due to COVID-19, many of the commemorations and ceremonies have been moved online to help prevent the spread. The Military MuseumsThe Military Museums’ Remembrance Day service this year will be closed to the public. The …

Field of Crosses

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

From November 1 – 11, 2020, you will see along Memorial Drive in Calgary, the Field of Crosses Memorial Project. This is an annual project that memorializes soldiers from Southern Alberta who have lost their lives fighting for our country. This is the project’s 10th year. At the Field of Crosses Memorial Project, you will see over 3400 crosses placed …