Last week a Last Post Ceremony took place under Ypres’s Menin Gate in Belgium to mark the 30,000th Last Post being played. In honour of the 30,000th Last Post being played, Gonewest, the cultural commemoration program of the province of West-Flanders organized the ‘Tribute to the Tribute.’ The organization worked with Flemish actor and singer Wim...Read more
Ontario is helping families plan summer activities close to home with the 2015 Fun Pass. The Fun Pass gives up to 1.5 million elementary school-aged children access to 18 participating attractions across the province. “The Fun Pass offers affordable options for families to get out and enjoy many of Ontario’s attractions. Located across the province, attractions like...Read more
The Snowbirds, the Canadian Armed Force’s (CAF) famous aerobatics team, performed their annual Canada Day flypast over Parliament Hill in Ottawa yesterday with a special guest on board. This year, they had the privilege of flying Ambassador Kevin Vickers, Ambassador of Canada to Ireland. “Flying with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds was an exceptional experience. We are lucky...Read more
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will participate in Canada Day celebrations across the country on July 1, 2015.
RCN vessels from the Pacific and Atlantic fleets will visit several coastal and inland communities throughout the provinces of Nova Scotia, Québec and British Columbia and will be open for public tours.
“Canada Day is a great opportunity for...Read more
The Ceremonial Guard performed the first Changing of the Guard ceremony for the 2015 season earlier this week on Parliament Hill. The ceremony, now entering its 57th year, is Ottawa’s most recognized military tradition, and is a summer event that has attracted thousands of visitors to Parliament Hill. “This Canadian military icon is composed of Regular and...Read more