Students attend sunrise ceremony in honour of fallen Canadians

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Click to watch the video. The Field of Crosses along Memorial Drive honours soldiers from southern Alberta who lost their lives fighting for Canada and on Thursday a number of students from Sunnyside Elementary attended the sunrise ceremony to learn more about the initiative. Over 3000 white crosses have been placed at the site and [...]

Dozens gather for sunset service at Field of Crosses

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A small crowd gathered along Memorial Drive to remember the men and women who fought for our freedom Tuesday night. At the first of a series of sunset ceremonies held at the Field of Crosses, flags were slowly lowered as a horn played. This year, there are 3,200 crosses marking some of the men and women [...]

In its eighth year, Calgary’s Field of Crosses keeps growing.

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Click to watch the video When Diane Dallaire walks among hundreds of crosses along Memorial Dr. that include one for her son slain in Afghanistan, she feels an enduring presence. “Especially when the sun is going down and those crosses give shadows, it’s like the soldiers are still there and I can say ‘I’m still [...]