Remembrance Day Ceremony at YYC Calgary International Airport

November 02, 2017   |  

Media Advisory - Advance

On Saturday, November 11, The YYC Calgary International Airport will host a Remembrance Day ceremony for airport travellers and employees who wish to pause and remember those who have served in past conflicts, and honour the men and women who serve our country today.

The airport community Honour Guard will include uniformed representatives from Calgary Police Service, RCMP, Calgary Fire Department, Calgary Emergency Medical Services, Royal Air Force, British Army, British Air Force, Canadian Corp of Commissionaires, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, Canada Border Services Agency and the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection.


  • Constable Mike Bertin (Retired), Master of Ceremonies and Parade Commander
  • Michael Casey, QC, Board Director, The Calgary Airport Authority
  • Joey Belviss, Chief Administrative Officer, The Calgary Poppy Fund

YYC Calgary International Airport
2000 Airport Road NE
Departures Level in front of Montana’s – (Domestic Terminal)

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:45 a.m. – Ceremony begins with formation of the Calgary International Pipe Band and Honour Guard.

Availability with speakers immediately following the ceremony. We ask that you please RSVP to Media arriving at YYC Calgary International Airport are required to park in designated media parking areas. Marked spaces are located on the Departures Level roadway, adjacent to Door 12.  


The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit, non-share capital organization, incorporated under the Alberta Regional Airports Authorities Act, and is responsible for the safe, secure and efficient management of the YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Springbank Airport (YBW) under long-term lease from the Government of Canada. YYC's mandate is to advance economic and community development by providing improved airline and transportation services for the benefit of the public. The Authority has invested over $4 billion into the continued development of YYC, opening Canada's longest runway in 2014 and a new International Terminal in 2016. YYC is a key economic driver for Calgary and Alberta, generating more than $8 billion in economic activity annually and creating 48,000 jobs.


Media Relations
The Calgary Airport Authority
P: 403 735 5899