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The 116 flags flying along Highway 11 outside of Sylvan Lake are in remembrance of 116,000 Canadian war dead from 1900 to 2014.

Flags of Remembrance fly in central Alberta

A tribute to Canada’s war dead 
gains national attention

In the brisk October air of early morning on a dark highway in central Alberta, a quiet group of men and women stood sentinel alongside 116 Canadian flags waving in the breeze. And as the clock struck 8 on Oct. 29 — exactly one week after the tragic shooting of a soldier in our nation’s […] Read more