The banquet rooms of the Badlands Community Center were full for the annual Remembrance Day Ceremony.

Representatives of associations from all over town were present to pay honor on this day, where 100 years ago, the first World War ended.WREATH

"It was just so beautiful. And so many people come out and support, you just always have to remember," explained Mayor Heather Colberg, who was among those who spoke at the ceremony.

The ceremony welcomed a speech about the history of Canada's wartimes, a calling of the honor roll of fallen heroes, and the many songs from the Pioneer Choir.

"To me, the poppy is so significant, you don't have to ask what it is about, you just feel it in your heart, and you are just so grateful for those who gave their lives for us," continued Colberg when asked what Remembrance Day means to her.

The younger generation was represented by the First Scouts of Drumheller, The Drumheller Sea Cadets, and The Girl Guides of Canada.

Drum FM spoke with Katrianna Arthur of the Girl Guides who admitted she didn't understand some parts of the ceremony but understood the importance of the day.

"I like Remembrance Day because it is always when we get to remember people. I am still sad that people died, but I'm so glad we remember them," he explained.

 

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