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2022 ANNUAL BANQUET IS A GO!

After a hiatus the annual banquet is confirmed a go for 2022! Commemorating the Afghanistan War, this year’s dinner will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Italian Cultural Center, 14230 133 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta. 6pm cocktails, 7pm dinner. Tickets available through the Kit Shop here. The…

WALK FOR VALOUR PLACE

SEPTEMBER 11, 2022 Are you ready for Walk For Valour 2022?  Join us in person on Sept 11th, at Laurier park, for a FUN 2.5 or 5 km walk/run or participate in your own community. Registration: $35/personFamily (two adults, two kids under the age of 12): $60  Register Here-¬†https://www.valourplace.ca/walkforvalourEach registered participant…

Obituary – Thomas Reaume

It is with great sadness that Clara, Shelley and Chris announce the passing of Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Thomas Edward Reaume, CD at the age of 76 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Tom is lovingly remembered by his wife, Clara; daughter, Shelley; and his son, Chris. Also left to mourn…

OBITUARY – Donald McGarvey

MCGARVEY, Donald John1936 – 2022 On May 7, 2022, Donald John McGarvey of Edmonton passed away at the age of 86 years. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Anne, to whom he was married for over 60 years; one son, Don (Lynn) McGarvey of Edmonton; one…

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…