New cenotaph at Calgary’s Field of Crosses unveiled

Eyeing the new Field of Crosses Cenotaph Saturday, Jim Welsh says when you sign up to join the armed forces, you’re signing a blank cheque for up to and including your life.

“Every one of the crosses (placed here every year) represents someone from this particular area of Alberta who made the ultimate sacrifice,” he said. (more…)

New Cenotaph dedicated at Field Of Crosses

The McCann Family Foundation and the Field of Crosses Memorial Project dedicated a new cenotaph Saturday morning.

Organizers said the marker will serve as a permanent legacy to those killed during war and peacekeeping missions.

The half hour ceremony began at 9 a.m. at the Field of Crosses site just north of the Centre Street Bridge on Memorial Drive