November 1, 2022

Service of Remembrance at the Alberta Legislature

Category: Events News

EDMONTON – On Thursday, November 3, 2022, the Honourable Nathan Cooper, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, will host a service of remembrance at 11 a.m. in the Legislature rotunda. The ceremony will recognize the contributions and sacrifices of the Canadian Armed Forces and honour those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

“The service of remembrance gives us time to reflect upon and recognize the significant contributions of our military personnel,” said Speaker Cooper. “We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who sacrificed so much for our rights and freedoms.”

The service is open to the public and will include participation by members of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party, the South Alberta Light Horse, Lord Strathcona’s Horse and the Salvation Army. Wreaths will be laid in advance on behalf of Members of the Legislative Assembly, the Royal Canadian Legion, Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, the Association of Former Members of the Legislative Assembly, and the youth of Alberta.

The program will include remarks by the Honourable Kaycee Madu, Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions, and the Honourable David Eggen, MLA for Edmonton-North West, on behalf of the Official Opposition. The ceremony will also be live streamed on as well as on the Legislative Assembly’s Twitter,   Facebook and YouTube channels.


Media inquiries:

Christina Steenbergen
Supervisor, Communications Services
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Cell: 587.991.1562