On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Canadians are asked to pause in memory of the thousands of men and women who sacrificed their lives in military service.
Remembrance Day was first held throughout the Commonwealth in 1919. It marks the armistice to end the First World War, which came into effect at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, a year earlier.
For your convenience, please find below information about various services being held in Edmonton and the surrounding areas:
City of Edmonton’s Remembrance Day Service
West Edmonton Mall
Jasper Place Branch #255 of the Royal Canadian Legion
10 am to Noon
Ice Palace, Phase II, Level One
Alberta Aviation Museum
11410 Kingsway Avenue
Ex Air (RCAF) Alliance with Edmonton Aviation Heritage Society and the museum
Service begins at 10:30 am – seating is limited
Edmonton City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Loyal Edmonton Regiment 4PPCLI
9:30 – 11:30 am
10800 97th Ave
20th Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery
University of Alberta
Located at 89th Avenue and 112th Street
Cenotaph on St. Anne Street
Veterans, police, military members and firefighters will march to the
March at 10:40 a.m – Program at 11 a.m.
TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre
Doors open at the 9:30 am and attendees should be seated by 10:15 a.m.
Sherwood Park Services
Remembrance Day Service at Millennium Place
Everyone should be seated by 10:30 a.m.
Friday, November 11th – 11:00AM to 2:00PM
Edmonton Cemetery 11820 – 107 Avenue
Beechmount Cemetery 12420 – 104 Street
Northern Lights Cemetery 156 Street – St. Albert Trail (15203 Campbell Road)
Lest We Forget