Tag: Cold Lake Legion Branch 211

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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Legion branches across the Lakeland are finding ways to observe Remembrance Day during the Covid-19 pandemic. In most cases, that means there won’t be public ceremonies. Cold Lake and St. Paul branches will hold small ceremonies with approximately a dozen people to lay wreaths and formally remember the sacrifices made by generations of Canadian military […]

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