Community Events

March 9, Carleton Place, ON - Carleton Place Gala Fundraising Dinner

March 9, Carleton Place, ON - Carleton Place Gala Fundraising Dinner

Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner It's Canada's 150th birthday... It's the 120th anniversary of the Carleton Place Town Hall... We are also honouring the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge. Architect Julian Smith will discuss his work on the restoration of the Memorial. Recently named to the Order of Canada, Mr. Smith has worked in both...
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April 1, London, ON - 100th Anniversary Battle of Vimy Ridge Commemorative Gala Dinner

April 1, London, ON - 100th Anniversary Battle of Vimy Ridge Commemorative Gala Dinner

The VIMY Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion in London will mark the landmark commemoration by holding a GALA Dinner on 1 April 2017, in the Grand Ball Room of the London Convention Centre. 800 to 1000 guests are expected. The event is organized in collaboration with the Vimy Foundation, The Royal Canadian Legion, The City of London, London Area...
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April 8, Montreal, QC - Black Watch Military Tattoo

April 8, Montreal, QC - Black Watch Military Tattoo

Evenko and the Royal Highlanders of Canada are proud to present the Black Watch Military Tattoo, Saturday, 8 April 2017 3 o’clock PM at the Bell Centre. The word ‘Tattoo’ comes from the early 17th century Dutch phrase, ‘doe den tap toe’ (‘turn off the tap’). Originally it was sounded by patrolling drummers and buglers to signal local taverns that...
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April 9, Yarmouth, NS - Vimy Parade

April 9, Yarmouth, NS - Vimy Parade

Hosted by the Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps 110, a parade will leave the Yarmouth Armouries at 10:00 AM, proceed down Parade St. to Main St. and to the Yarmouth Cenotaph for a service. Following the service, the parade will return to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 for a light lunch and meet and greet. The Gaels for Fundy Pipes...
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April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge Memorial: 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge Battle

April 9, Toronto, ON - Vimy Ridge Memorial: 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge Battle

French citizens in Toronto, along with their Canadian friends want to express their gratitude to the Canadian soldiers who fought overseas for freedom in Europe. We would especially like to thank all soldiers who served in France. In remembrance, we shall place a wreath at the monument to all wars, at the cenotaph of the Old City hall. We hope...
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April 9 - Napanee, ON - Royal Canadian Legion Commemorative Parade

April 9 - Napanee, ON - Royal Canadian Legion Commemorative Parade

The Napanee Royal Canadian Legion Lt. Col Harry Babcock, Branch 137 is hosting a Commemorative parade on April 9th 2017. The parade will form up at the Legion on 26 Mill St. E at approximately 12:30 PM and at 12:45 PM will march to the Town of Greater Napanee Cenotaph on Thomas St. E. There will be a short ceremony to...
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April 9, Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Remembers Vimy

April 9, Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba Remembers Vimy

In a coordinated event for all Manitoba Army Cadets, a parade will march from Vimy Ridge Park to the Provincial Legislature, via the Cenotaph on Memorial Boulevard. The ACLC(MB) is also coordinating with local veterans groups, the 38 Canadian Brigade Group, and 17 Wing Winnipeg.
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May-October, Cross-Canada Tour - Flight Path of Heroes

May-October, Cross-Canada Tour - Flight Path of Heroes

Flight Path of Heroes – Charting a path to Vimy and and back! Sound Venture Productions is proud to announce that Flight Path of Heroes, the third documentary being produced out of A Nation Soars-Commemorating Canada’s Great War Flyers is currently in production. Narrated by Dan Aykroyd in English & Bernard Voyer in French, the documentary showcases the bravery of...
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