November 11th 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice, which ended the First World War in 1918. There are many ceremonies around the city where you can pay your respects:

Armistice 100 Tribute at the Alberta Legislature Grounds

Capital Plaza, Alberta Legislature Grounds starting at 11am.

The Armistice 100 Tribute will begin at 11 a.m. with a 21-gun salute by the 20th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery.

From 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the Capital Plaza, 108 Street & 99 Avenue NW, Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) Mounted Troop will ride in First World War uniforms. There will be displays of modern military vehicles including a Leopard tank, historical interpreters in First World War uniforms, a Poppy Labyrinth, Memory Wall and a 16-foot replica of the Menin Gate, the memorial to British and Commonwealth soldiers that stands today near Ypres, Belgium.

Inside the Federal Building (9820 107 St NW), the public can visit military and historical displays and a new exhibit on the 1918 Spanish Flu, In Flew Enza, in the Borealis Gallery.

A formal tribute ceremony will take place at 1 p.m.

Admission to all aspects of the event is free.

Remembrance Day Service at City Hall

A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held at City Hall to honour the achievements and sacrifices of those who served our country in times of war and peace. The service will be lead by the Commanding Officer of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. His Worship, Mayor Don Iveson will be in attendance.The service will run from 10-11:30am

Remembrance Day Ceremony at the UofA Butterdome

The public is invited as we pay our respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada’s past conflicts. The Butterdome ceremony is the city’s largest Remembrance Day event.

People are asked to arrive and be seated by 10 a.m. Be aware that traffic will be busy and parking in demand around the Butterdome, so please plan accordingly.

For more Remembrance Day ceremonies please check the City of Edmonton’s website