Tag: Bonnyville Legion Branch 183

Lakeland residents will have the opportunity to observe Remembrance Day at public ceremonies in their communities on November 11. The Cold Lake branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is once again leading the service at Cold Lake Energy Centre, where it had been prior to the Covid pandemic. A Legion colour party, military personnel including […]

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The long road back to normal operations continues for area Legion branches. St. Paul Branch 100 remained dark through most of the past two years. President Connie Landsiedel  says the changing restrictions and regulations made it difficult to plan events and to recruit volunteers. The branch will open its doors for regular hours on Saturdays […]

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Remembrance Day was observed at outdoor cenotaphs in Lakeland communities last week. For the second consecutive year, uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 restrictions made it impossible to plan large indoor gatherings. But whereas last year the Royal Canadian Legion asked the public to observe the day in their homes, people were welcome this year to attend the […]

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St. Paul and Cold Lake Legions held small Remembrance Day ceremonies last Wednesday, and urged the public to mark their own observances at home. At both locations, some people still came out to watch and participate from a distance. The Bonnyville branch proceeded with a Covid-compliant public ceremony, which drew approximately 200 people. “It was […]

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