Remembrance Day Services

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day Service at City Hall

A Remembrance Day service will be held at City Hall to honour the achievements and sacrifices of those who served our country in times of war and peace.

The service will be led by the Commanding Officer of The Loyal Edmonton Regiment. His Worship, Mayor Don Iveson will also be in attendance.

Date: Wednesday November 11, 2015
Location: City Room, City Hall
Time: 10:15-10:35am

Please note: Seating in the City Room will start at 9:45am and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, there will be limited standing room. Seating must be completed no later than 10:10am, as the service will begin promptly at 10:15am.

Please note that 100 Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction on November 11 from 9am to noon to accommodate Remembrance Day Ceremonies at City Hall. Detour using 97 Street to avoid travel delays. Free parking will be available at City Hall.

Wreath-laying Ceremony

Following the service in the City Room, there will be an outdoor procession to the City Hall cenotaph, where wreaths will be laid.

Date: Wednesday November 11, 2015
Location: City Hall cenotaph (outside on the City Hall Plaza)
Time: 10:55–11:30am

Please note: Spectators are asked to be in place by 10:50am and to remain clear of the cenotaph to allow room for the wreath-laying ceremony.

Remembrance Day Ceremony at the U of A Butterdome

A Remembrance Day ceremony will take place in the Butterdome at Van Vliet Centre, University of Alberta (89 Avenue and 112 Street). The public is asked to be seated by 10:10am, as the service will commence shortly thereafter. Join Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, as Albertans pay their respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada's conflicts. Parking is free at the Butterdome for those attending the service.

Remembrance Day at Municipal Cemeteries

The City of Edmonton’s Municipal Cemeteries join all Canadians in grateful remembrance of those who have sacrificed so much for our nation. On Remembrance Day, Municipal Cemeteries will be places for quiet reflection.

Fields of Honour

The City of Edmonton cemeteries will be lowering the Canadian flag in the Fields of Honour as a tribute to our veterans on Remembrance Day. The Fields of Honour are located at:

  • Edmonton Cemetery 11820 – 107 Avenue
  • Beechmount Cemetery 12420 – 104 Street
  • Northern Lights Cemetery 156 Street – St. Albert Trail (15203 Campbell Road)

For cemetery locations and maps, see the Municipal Cemeteries web page.

No Stone Left Alone Remembrance Ceremony

Beechmount Cemetery is honoured to be the host facility for the 5th annual No Stone Left Alone ceremony, where junior high school students, soldiers and community members will gather to remember Canada's fallen military personnel by placing poppies on solders' headstones in the Fields of Honour. 

Date: Tuesday November 10, 2015
Time: 10:30–11:30am
Location: Beechmount Cemetery Field of Honour 
Address: 12420-104 Street

For more information and for other locations, please visit the No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation

Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum

On Remembrance Day, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum, located in the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, will hold a brief remembrance ceremony with a traditional minute of silence at 11am.

Date: Wednesday November 11, 2015
Hours: 10am – 2pm
Location: Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre
Address: 10440 – 108 Avenue
Admission: Free

Free parking is available in front of the building. Access to the Prince of Wales Armouries is available from the west side of 105 Street along 108 Avenue only, due to the new LRT line.

ETS Remembrance Day Service

On Remembrance Day, Wednesday November 11, travel on Edmonton Transit is free for those in military uniform or legion dress, with a Canadian Forces identification card, or with a veteran's card identifying the individual as a veteran. 

On this day, ETS will be operating regular Saturday service with most routes starting earlier in the day with a 30 minute frequency. Industrial and some peak hour residential routes will operate on their regular weekday schedules. The ETS Customer Service Centre, including Lost & Found, will be closed on November 11.

Check the ETS Trip Planner or call BusLink at 780-496-1600 or call 311 for complete route and schedule details.

Royal Canadian Artillery Band Musical Salute at City Hall

Join the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Band, featuring the Rhythm Gunners Big Band and the RCA Pipes and Drums, as they perform A Musical Salute: A Tribute to Our Veterans

Date:  Sunday November 8, 2015
Location: City Room, City Hall
Time: 2pm
Admission: FREE

Visit the RCA Band Facebook page for further information.

Veterans' Week

Veterans' Week is celebrated November 5 to 11, 2015 across Canada. There are several events in Edmonton to honour the achievements and sacrifices of those who have bravely served in our country’s military.  Please visit Veterans Affairs Canada for ceremonies being held in your area.

Light the Bridge

The High Level Bridge will be lit in red and white on Remembrance Day in honour of the brave men and women who have served in Canada's military. Visit the Light the Bridge web page for more information about this initiative. 

Other Remembrance Day services in the Greater Edmonton Area. 

For More Information

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