Memorial 48008-017 Calgary, AB

Municipality/Province: Calgary, AB

Memorial Number: 48008-017

Type: park

Address: Dallaire Avenue SW

Location: Peacekeepers Park

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 51.00279   Long: -114.12657

Contributor: Kevin Evans; Don Ethell

Photo Credit: Kevin Evans; Don Ethell

This park is dedicated to all those who have served in Peacekeeping missions. There are two memorials in this park: Peacekeepers Wall (48008-019) and the Mark Isfeld statue (48008-018).

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PEACEKEEPERS PARK

Since the end of the Second World War, Canada has developed a strong peacekeeping tradition. At its heart are
the military personnel who serve their nation in its endeavour to assist people affected by war. These individuals
serve their country and the world community through their dedication to international peace and security. This
park is a tribute to Canada's Peacekeepers.

Peacekeepers Park inicludes three elements - the Wall of Honour and the Mission Wall to your left, and the bronze
sculpture before you. The Wall of Honour commemorates the Fallen Peacekeepers who made the ultimate
sacrifice. Their loss holds true as a symbol of the Canadian will to make the world a better place for all. The
second wall lists the Peacekeeping missions in which Canada has participated. The walls provide a testament
to the sacrifices and perserverance required to ensure peace.

The bronze sculpture shows an armed Canadian soldier offering an 'Izzy' doll to a little girl. During many of their
missions, Canada's Peacekeepers have been struck by the object poverty and sffering of those less fortunate,
especially the children. This sculpture epitomizes the dual role of Canadian Peacekeepers in providing both
professional military intervention and compassion.

The Peacekeepers
We Will Remember Them.

Presented to Canada's Peacekeepers and The City of Calgary by Canada Lands Company CLC Limited
on Peackeepers Day,
9 August 2004.

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