Remembrance Day Service Options

No public service in Claresholm this year.

Granum hosting outdoor service

Granum will commemorate Remembrance Day with an outdoor service at the Granum Veterans’ Memorial Park.
The service, which is much smaller to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, will start at 11 a.m.
That also means masks and social distancing are required.
Everyone is welcome as along as all health guidelines are followed.
The service will include the laying of a small number of wreaths, Pastor Mike Wellunscheg giving the benediction and prayer, Reverend MiYeon Kim of the Granum and Fort Macleod United Churches singing “O Canada”, and veteran Ed Garrett reciting “In Flanders Fields”.
FM radio transmission of the service will be available for people who wish to remain i their vehicles angle parked around Veterans’ Memorial Park on Landsdowne Street and First Avenue.

Nanton service streamed online

With no Remembrance Day service in Claresholm due to the health guidelines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, people can still virtually attend a service coming from Nanton.
The Nanton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion announced on its Facebook page the 2021 Remembrance Day ceremony will be streamed live on this Facebook page at
People can visit the Facebook page, “Royal Canadian Legion Nanton Branch #80” to view the service on Nov. 11 at 10:45 a.m. to catch this live streaming event in honour of Canadian service men and women, whose lives have been lost in combat.

National service to be livestreamed

There is another option to attend a virtual Remembrance Day service by viewing the livestream of the event at Memorial Hall in Ottawa.
On Nov. 3, the Canadian War Museum announced in a news release that it invites Canadians from across the country and around the world to participate in one of the most moving Remembrance Day ceremonies in Canada.
On Nov. 11, at exactly 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time or 9 a.m. in Alberta, sunlight enters through a single window in Memorial Hall, illuminating the headstone of Canada’s Unknown Soldier. To allow as many Canadians as possible to experience this event, it will be streamed live on the War Museum’s website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed.
Anyone wishing to watch the livestream can connect via one of the links below, beginning at 10:40 a.m. Eastern Standard Time or 9 a.m. in Alberta on Nov. 11.
Viewers will hear an explanation of the significance of the hall, and will be able to watch as sunlight passes across the headstone, perfectly framing it at 11 a.m.
The livestream will remain available online until Nov. 15 at noon Eastern Standard Time or 10 a.m. in Alberta.