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Canada Remembers International Air Show, Saskatoon
August 15 – 16, 2009
The Cameco Canada Remembers International Air Show was created in 1995 as a salute to the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War II. It quickly developed into a major event and has long been recognized as Canada’s largest Tribute to Veterans Project.
Previously named Saskatchewan’s #1 Outdoor Attraction and one of Canada’s Top 10 by Attractions Canada, the Canada Remembers International Air Show has had three nationally televised film documentaries shot onsite, and has received formal, personal messages of support from people such as actor, Tom Hanks, Col. Bob Morgan (the original pilot of the famed Memphis Belle) and Mayor Bloomberg of New York.
In 2002, this project was the site of the first meeting for the families of Canada’s first four casualties of the war in Afghanistan. As a follow-up, they are inviting the families of all 118 (at the date of this publication) fallen soldiers in that war, to come to Saskatoon and allow us to pay a special tribute to their sons and daughters.
This event will feature a range of performances from: Canadian Forces Snowbirds – 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, SkyHawks Parachute Team, CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team, Julie Clark’s ‘God Bless Canada’ Aerial Ballet, John Mohr Barnstorming and Kent Pietsch Aerobatic Comedy Routine just to name a few. There will also be numerous displays from the U.S. and Canadian military, WWII and Korean War era and civilian aircraft will be on display, North Saskatchewan Pipes and Drums Band, an international food court, kids rides and more.