Preparing Crosses.

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Dozens of volunteers spent three weekends washing, organizing and bundling nearly 3400 crosses of those Southern Albertans who made the ultimate sacrifice. Global Television was there to share the story and the personal connection many volunteers had to the crosses. Click the link to see the story: https://globalnews.ca/video/4583093/calgary-volunteers-prepare-for-field-of-crosses-absolutely-amazing

Remembrance Day November 11th 2018

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This year is the 10th anniversary of the Field of Crosses and the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War. November 11th: A Remembrance day ceremony will be held at the Field of Crosses commencing at 10:30 a.m..   The ceremony will be one to remember and include: 10:00 a.m. 300 […]

Goats Grazing near Field of Crossses

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The City of Calgary has hired a herd of goats to browse the grass on the heights overlooking the Field of Crosses.  This “Green solution” it is hoped will return the slopes to their original grasses. Non-native grasses and weeds are a veritable Goat buffet.  The Field of Crosses has a close partnership with the […]

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 […]