News & Events

A Call-Out to Veterans!

The Association will be parading with the Regiment on November 11th, 2021, in an all-outdoor event at City Hall. Available veterans are asked to meet on the east side of City Hall at 1015h, please dress in beret, blazer, slacks and medals. Weather will be chilly so layer appropriately. Entire…

NOTICE OF 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

This is notice of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the 49th Battalion, the Loyal Edmonton Regiment Association. The meeting will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Italian Cultural Center located at 14230-133 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, at 1400h. We will be following Covid masking and distancing…

Edmonton City Hall Cenotaph Rededication

On Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 1300h, The City of Edmonton will rededicate the Cenotaph to include the War in Afghanistan. The rededication comes on the 20th anniversary of Canada entering the conflict, our longest, and will only be available to the public via livestream. For more information follow this…

OBITUARY – Steve Kmiech

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, the day of Jesus’ ascension into Heaven, Steve passed away peacefully at 102 years of age with his family at his side. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 75 years, Mary: children, Lorraine, Ron (Sharon), Mary (Stan), Veronica (Pino), Stephen (Valorie), and…

Obituary – LCol Walter Ross

Please see the obituary below for former Regimental CO, Wally Ross: It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden but peaceful passing of Walter Hugh Ross on Sunday, January 24, 2021, just days shy of his 97 birthday. Dad is survived by his loving wife of 40 years,…

LCdr Daniel Kim, CD – Obituary

The following obituary appeared on the Beechwood, Ottawa, web site. Please click here to pay your respects to this former Eddie: Daniel Kim, died at the age of 44 on the 21st of October, 2020. He will always be lovingly remembered by his wife, In-Sun, Mother, Yang-Ja, Father Jun-Ki, brothers…

CASINO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The Association has it’s casino dates booked for April 3 – 4, 2021, (Saturday/Sunday) at the Yellowhead Casino, Edmonton, and is looking for volunteers to assist. Funds from the casino allow us to support many initiatives including our bursary program. This is a call-out to all Eddies, if you can…

2020 Association AGM – POSTPONED!

The 49th Bn, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Association AGM, originally scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020, has been postponed until May 15, 2021, due to the on-going Covid restrictions within the City of Edmonton limiting the size of gatherings to 15 people. More information on timing and location will be…