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Canadian flags commemorate fallen soldiers

By Erin Fawcett – Red Deer Express One hundred and sixteen flags are currently lining Hwy. 11 near Sylvan Lake in honour of Canadian soldiers who have lost their lives. The Flags of Remembrance will be on display until Nov. 15th. Read more…

Sylvan Lake Flag Tribute Remembers Lives Of Fallen Soldiers

by The Huffington Post Alberta A touching tribute to the lives of fallen Canadian soliders has been erected along a highway near Sylvan Lake, Alta. More than 100 Canadian flags were placed adjacent to Highway 11 over the weekend, in remembrance of the 116,000 Canadian soliders who have lost their lives since 1900. Read more…

Fallen soldiers remembered with highway flag tribute

by Chandra Lye, CTV As Canadians across the country paid tribute to the two soldiers killed this week, a special show of support was held near Sylvan Lake. Over 100 flags have been set up alongside Highway 11 as a tribute to the 116,000 Canadian soldiers who have lost their lives since 1900. Read more… …

Veterans Voices of Canada in town for more stories from veterans

By John Cairns Staff Reporter, The Battlefords News-Optimist More stories from area veterans who served Canada in the military have been captured on video for future generations. Veterans Voices of Canada set up at Battleford Legion Branch No. 9 for two days of shooting. Executive director and producer Allan Cameron was in the community to do…