Thursday, April 25, 2013

Largest Military Parade Ever Organized

Commemoration of the Battle of YorkThis Saturday, April 27th,  Toronto will be holding the largest military parade ever organized. They will be honoring all those who died in the Battle of York and all those who have died in the 200 years since. Many of our soldiers based in our area will be in attendance and participating in the parade. There will be many events and activities held throughout the day. I have posted details below about the parade and the link to activities and events follow.

Military Parade and Colour Presentation
Presentation of A New Colour to the Royal Canadian Regiment 10 am. - Legislative Assembly, Queen's Park

Military Parade -  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Begins at Legislative Assembly and ends at Fort York
In one of the largest military parades ever organized in Toronto, the Canadian Forces will honour all of those who died on our soil at the Battle of York on April 27, 1813 and the 200 years of military presence in Toronto since the war. More than 1,000 sailors and soldiers from the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Army will march from Queen's Park down University Avenue and across Richmond Street, south on Portland Street past the War of 1812 monument and then on to the Fort York Armoury. The parade will include 13 marching bands, and a flourish of colourful ceremonial uniforms and Regimental Colours.
For all other activities and ceremonies planned: CLICK HERE

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