Remembrance Day

Attend Remembrance Day ceremony at the University of Alberta Nov. 11.

Butterdome Ceremony

The City of Edmonton's annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the U of A Butterdome (89 Avenue and 112 Street) is being held Nov. 11. 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. Other events are listed on the City's website.

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.

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Another Side to the Story: War Veteran Norman Yates

"West and North", 1987, Norman Yates, RCA (B. 1923 – D. 2014), acrylic on crezone plywood, University of Alberta Art Collection (1993.6), University of Alberta Museums, Gift of the artist

"West and North", 1987, Norman Yates, RCA (B. 1923 – D. 2014), acrylic on crezone plywood, University of Alberta Art Collection (1993.6), University of Alberta Museums, Gift of the artist

Retired University of Alberta professor, world-renowned artist Norman Yates is probably not the first individual you would think of being a Second World War veteran.

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University of Alberta WWI soldiers plaque

The names of the First World War soldiers from the University of Alberta are listed in a plaque at Convocation Hall.

A plaque outside Convocation Hall memorializes members of the U of A community lost in two world wars.


2018 Butterdome Ceremony Video

Global News Edmonton covers the Remembrance Day ceremony held at the U of A Butterdome, Nov. 11, 2018.