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Nov. 06, 2019 | CREBNow

Calgary Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2019

Here are a few spots where Calgarians can commemorate those who serve on Nov. 11.

Currie’s Victoria Cross Boulevard, a linear park that commemorates recipients of the Victoria Cross, leads to Valour Park, which honours the three branches of the Canadian Armed Forces.
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Nov. 06, 2019 | Josh Skapin

Garrison Woods, Garrison Green and Currie embody Calgary's rich military history

With every passing year, the events of the First and Second World Wars become ever more distant parts of our country's history. Remembrance requires work, and any excuse to think about or discuss these conflicts and the sacrifices of Canadian veterans helps keep their memories alive.

In this context, three southwest Calgary neighbourhoods that wear their military history on their sleeve are especially significant.

The historic Royal Canadian Legion branch 1 serves all of downtown Calgary.
Cody Stuart / CREB®Now

Nov. 06, 2019 | Geoff Geddes

Salute to service: Calgary legion branches are pillars of community

With nearly 270,000 members at 1,400 branches across the country, the Royal Canadian Legion includes everyone from serving or retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces and the RCMP to regular civilians. What they share is a desire to support those who served Canada and a commitment to improving their communities.

Cody Stuart / CREB®Now

Nov. 06, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi

Touching tributes: Calgary commemorates its military history in many ways

When it comes to celebrating and honouring its history, Calgary often gets a bad rap. However, one thing Calgary does well is recognize its military history and the many contributions veterans have made to our society. Several areas throughout the city have become important places where those contributions are highlighted.


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