Remembrance Day

A person places their poppy on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier following the a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial, in Ottawa, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Remembrance Day gatherings disrupted in British Columbia

Remembrance Day gatherings disrupted in British Columbia

 

Sentinels stand guard during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on November 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

With masks and distancing, Canadians attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

With masks and distancing, Canadians attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

 

Ponoka Secondary Campus teacher and local wartime remembrance advocate Ron Labrie poses next to one of the new window panes at the school. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Secondary Campus expands Hall of Valour

Six new panes of etched glass recognize Canadian conflict contributions

 

Remembrance Day ceremonies have provided people with the opportunity to consider the sacrifices made by those who served during times of war. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many ceremonies have been cancelled or are held online only. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A time for remembrance

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Remembrance Day ceremonies have provided people with the opportunity to consider the sacrifices made by those who served during times of war. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many ceremonies have been cancelled or are held online only. (Black Press file photo)
Veteran Mike Bradford spoke about his military service at GoodLife Fitness in the prelude to Remembrance Day. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)

Military veteran reflects on three generations of service

Mike Bradford, his father and grandfather all served

Veteran Mike Bradford spoke about his military service at GoodLife Fitness in the prelude to Remembrance Day. (Photo by Lana Michelin/Advocate staff)
Hundreds have gathered at the Cenotaph in Red Deer in years past to honour Canada’s fallen soldiers. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer’s Cenotaph was unveiled a century ago

The memorial project was not completed without some controveries

Hundreds have gathered at the Cenotaph in Red Deer in years past to honour Canada’s fallen soldiers. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer’s Chris Upsdell was in the Canadian military for 17 years. (Contributed photo by Ken Hoskin)

Remembrance Day a time of reflection for Red Deer veteran

The Cold War was ongoing when Chris Upsdell joined the military. Growing…

Red Deer’s Chris Upsdell was in the Canadian military for 17 years. (Contributed photo by Ken Hoskin)
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Army veteran to speak Wednesday at Red Deer’s GoodLife Fitness

Central Albertans are invited to hear some true stories of life in…

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Ross Street looking east towards the Cenotaph in1922. (Red Deer Archives photo)

Michael Dawe: Poppy remains an enduring symbol of honour and remembrance

Another annual Veterans’ Week is upon us, culminating in Remembrance Day on…

  • Nov 3, 2021
Ross Street looking east towards the Cenotaph in1922. (Red Deer Archives photo)
Silver Cross Mother Debbie Sullivan pauses after placing a wreath during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Wednesday November 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Military’s aid in COVID-19 fight noted as pandemic restricts Remembrance Day events

Military’s aid in COVID-19 fight noted as pandemic restricts Remembrance Day events

Silver Cross Mother Debbie Sullivan pauses after placing a wreath during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Wednesday November 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Josh Gairdner, a Red Deer resident, was in Veterans’ Park on Monday morning. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Short Remembrance Day ceremony at Red Deer Veterans’ Park on Wednesday

The Korean War Veterans of Red Deer is hosting a shortened version…

Josh Gairdner, a Red Deer resident, was in Veterans’ Park on Monday morning. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
A Whole Foods Market grocery store is shown in Vancouver on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Grocery retailer Whole Foods Market is facing sharp criticism for a policy that forbids its employees from wearing poppies, prompting Ontario's premier to promise legislation that would outlaw such a rule. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Whole Foods reverses poppy ban for workers following heavy criticism

Whole Foods reverses poppy ban for workers following heavy criticism

A Whole Foods Market grocery store is shown in Vancouver on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Grocery retailer Whole Foods Market is facing sharp criticism for a policy that forbids its employees from wearing poppies, prompting Ontario's premier to promise legislation that would outlaw such a rule. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Food store bans employees from wearing poppies

Veteran Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay tweeted that Whole Foods’ policy is ‘absolutely unacceptable’

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We will remember them: Red Deer Remembrance services adjusted for safety protocols

Poppies and wreaths available through Red Deer Legion

  • Oct 19, 2020
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For new Tory MP Alex Ruff, this year’s Remembrance Day brings changes

For new Tory MP Alex Ruff, this year’s Remembrance Day brings changes

OTTAWA — Alex Ruff, a retired colonel with 25 years in the…

For new Tory MP Alex Ruff, this year’s Remembrance Day brings changes