Murray McCann, Field of Crosses Founder, Calgary’s citizen of the year.

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MURRAY MCCANN:  CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. Congratulations to Murray McCann, founder of the Field of Crosses, recently honoured by the City of Calgary as Calgary’s citizen of the Year.   Click link for Calgary Herald’s coverage. Murray McCann, founder of Field of Crosses, named Citizen of the Year  

Sunrise and sunset ceremonies begin at Calgary’s Field of Crosses Memorial Project.

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Click to watch video. Calgarians are invited to attend a series of sunrise and sunset ceremonies at the Field of Crosses Memorial Project starting on Wednesday. The annual display along Memorial Drive includes over 3,400 white crosses, each representing a southern Alberta soldier killed in action. The sunrise and sunset ceremonies run for 11 days from Nov. […]

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 […]

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 [...]