Field of Crosses: Calgary Cold War vet calls latest nuclear war threat ‘ludicrous’

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Click to watch the video. Dozens of volunteers were working along Memorial Drive in Calgary on Saturday, erecting the annual Field of Crosses Memorial Project. In total, 3,400 crosses are being displayed this year on to memorialize Southern Alberta soldiers who were killed in action from the Boer War through to Afghanistan. Each cross is […]

Field of Crosses honours fallen southern Alberta soldiers

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Click to watch the video. Thousands of fallen soldiers from southern Alberta are once again being honoured in the Field of Crosses in Calgary. Volunteers began work Saturday on the field, which sees the name of each southern Alberta soldier killed in action — dating back to the Boer War —  written on a white […]

Hundreds of new crosses join solemn field honouring fallen soldiers

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Click to watch the video. On a calm, fall morning along the Bow River, Royal Canadian Air Force veteran Dan McLean looked on as the annual commemoration of his fallen comrades began. McLean spent Saturday morning looking over the Field of Crosses, which from Nov. 1 until Remembrance Day will see a park along Memorial Drive […]