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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: Friday November 11, 2016
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. 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: 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.

Guests can also view the Victoria Cross medal, awarded to Private Cecil John Kinross on October 30, 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele for conspicuous bravery, which is located in the Mayor’s reception area.

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: Friday 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 invited as we pay our respects to  those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada's past conflicts. People are requested to be seated by 10am.

Remembrance Day at Municipal Cemeteries

There are no ceremonies at Edmonton Municipal Cemeteries on Remembrance Day, so that they may serve as places for calm and quiet reflection. The public is encouraged to participate in other local ceremonies.

No Stone Left Alone Remembrance Ceremony

On Monday November 7, the No Stone Left Alone Remembrance Day event will visit 17 Edmonton cemeteries. Beechmount Cemetery is proud to serve as the opening ceremony location.

For more information and for locations, including how you can view the ceremony live online, 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: Friday November 11, 2016
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre
Address: 10440 – 108 Avenue
Admission: Free

Free parking is available in front of the building.

ETS Remembrance Day Service

On Friday November 11, ETS will operate regular Saturday service with most routes starting earlier in the day and operating on a 30 minute frequency. Industrial routes and routes that operate only during peak hours will run on regular weekday schedules. All school specials and post-secondary trips will be cancelled. 

Free transit is available all day to veterans and active members who:

  • Dress in military uniform or legion dress
  • Show a Canadian Forces Identification Card
  • Show a National Defence Record of Service Card
  • Or show a Veteran’s card

The ETS Customer Services Centre, including Lost & Found, will be closed.

DATS Service
The DATS Customer Care Centre will be closed and all subscription bookings will be cancelled. If you need assistance, please call DATS at 780-496-4567, option 1.

Veterans' Week

Veterans' Week is celebrated November 5 to 11, 2016 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 Light the Bridge program 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.

Other Remembrance Day services in the Greater Edmonton Area.

For More Information

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In Edmonton:  311
Outside Edmonton:  780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555 and press 0
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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