Despite the cold, hundreds paid their respects for Remembrance Day in Fort Saskatchewan.
 
The parking lot at the Fort Saskatchewan Legion was packed as dignitaries including Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville MLA Jessica Littlewood and Fort Saskatchewan mayor Gale Katchur laid wreaths at the Cenotaph.
 
"I think it's wonderful that we had so many citizens to come out and pay tribute," said Katchur. "Today really is a day about remembering those who served, fought for us and have provided us with rights that we so enjoy."
 
Sunday marked 100 years since the end of World War One. 

According to the Royal Canadian Legion, 650,000 Canadians served in World War One, with 66,000 killed and more than 172,000 wounded. Fort Saskatchewan, home to fewer than 1,000 people at the time, sent about 50 soldiers to fight in the overseas battle.
 
Events for the day included a parade, pipes, drums, Highland Dancers, Panache Band and the Bells of Peace.
 
 

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