Where history and culture may be laid to rest but is still alive today.
The riverside cemetery allows visitors to respectfully walk through the town’s history, where many famous Canadians chose to lay. At the cemetery notable Canadians like Margaret Laurence, Lewis Hickman who was the only victim of the Titanic to be buried in Western Canada, the town’s founders, the town’s newspaper founder, and many more peaceful souls.
There are well over 2500 graves covered each summer with flowers, under the perpetual care program. It is said that there are more flower-covered graves at Riverside than in any other graveyard in North America. The cemetery is peaceful and picturesque with many flower beds and plentiful trees.