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The Royal Regiment of Canada Band

Update Information – 3rd Annual Regimental Association Ball


We have your seat reserved for the 2019 Anniversary Dinner & Dance. Join us as we commemorate the 157th Anniversary of the founding of our great Regiment. Hosted by the Association, this cornerstone event brings together the Regimental Family to celebrate as one.

This year’s event will again be held at the Argonaut Rowing Club located at 1225 Lakeshore Blvd West, beside the Legion.

Reception starts at 1900 hours, with dinner at 2000 hours. You will have a choice of a vegetarian or chicken selection as part of a 3 course meal. There will be door prizes, a general draw, and a 50/50 draw with all proceeds supporting the Association’s activities. Looking forward to seeing more of you out this year! WWII veterans with a caregiver will be accommodated by the Association at our cost.  Please use the form that’s included in the newsletter to order your tickets and indicate your meal preference.

Cheques to be made out to ‘R Regt C Association’. Cost is $100.00 per ticket.



CNE Warriors’ Day Parade Saturday August 18 2018

Hello Association Members,

All the information is on the website related to the parade, parking, Veteran/Family tickets etc.

Everyone can feel free to get there own.

I’ll submit for a bulk order for extras just in case.

Parade is at 10:30 hrs

Then Association will be showing up at FYA on Saturday August 18 2018 09:00 hrs.

Dress:  Summer Dress

Check in and register, then parade practice.

Please reply to me directly on your attendance.


Update – 2 – Al Tweten

Hello Association Members & Regimental Family,

Major Saunders has posted the following on The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada FB page:

At 1:46 this morning is was my privilege to be with Al Tweten as he ascended into the next world. God Bless you Al.

No news on any arrangements.

I’ll forward once I see and\or receive.

Al Tweten, A friend and mentor to The Royal Regiment of Canada Regimental Family who truly loved to play music and often played with The Royal Regiment of Canada Band and other Bands in 32 Brigade.

My thoughts and prayers are with the Tweten family and The Queens Own Rifles of Canada.



Al Tweten Update – 2 :

Friends may call at the Turner & Porter “Yorke Chapel” 2357 Bloor Street West (at Windermere) on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 27th at 9:30 am at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (73 Simcoe St. ) Reception to be at the church after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Al to the Toronto Humane Society or the Princess Alexandra Bursary of the Queens Own Rifles would be appreciated.