im Prentice, the former Alberta premier, was remembered Oct. 28 during a memorial service at Calgary’s Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. An estimated 1,500 people, including business and political leaders from across Canada, took in the event. SAIT photojournalism majors Shaleen Ladha and Jeremy Ash were also in attendance and captured these moments.
Fond Memories: Cassia Prentice, Jim Prentice’s daughter, talks about her childhood, playing hockey and how her father was her idol. (Photo by Shaleen Ladha/The Press)
Sombre Arrival: Former prime minister Stephen Harper, right, and wife Laureen Harper make their way into the memorial. (Photo by Jeremy Ash/SAIT Polytechnic)
Drumming to Remember: Cole Healey, left, Herman Yellow Old Woman and Black Rider, all members of the Black Otter Singers, perform an Aboriginal honour song. (Photo by Shaleen Ladha/The Press)
Keepsake: An attendee captures a picture of an onstage display. (Photo by Shaleen Ladha/The Press)
Uplifting: George Canyon performs Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone). (Photo by Shaleen Ladha/The Press)
Serving Alberta: A display of objects relevant to Jim Prentice occupies a corner of the memorial stage. (Photo by Shaleen Ladha/The Press)