Military pageantry and colour come to life with the music of the Governor Generals Foot Guards Ceremonial Band of Parliament Hill fame, a guard of honour and colour party formed by members of the Ottawa units of the Royal Canadian Army Cadets, and period military re-enactors. Performers such as the Canadian Military Wives Choir and Doug and Pam also help launch a memorable weekend of festivities.
Present will be:
Jim Watson, Mayor, Ottawa
Pierre Poilievre, Member of Parliament, Carleton
Scott Moffat, Councillor, Rideau-Goulbourn Ward