Saturday, August 19th, 2023 is an important date to mark on your calendar. This is the date of the 102nd anniversary Warriors’ Day Parade which be held at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Planning is well under way and we look forward to a wonderful parade in celebration of our Veterans. This year the parade will be Honouring the Women of the Canadian Armed Forces, Emergency Services and the Homefront. Please join us on August 19th for another very special opportunity to pay tribute to all those who have served Canada and to remember those who did not come back. We Will Remember Them
This also will mark the 81st commemoration of the Dieppe Raid
Association President Aly Hirji and I received the 100TH Anniversary CNE Warriors Day Parade Second Place plaque for The Canon Scott Trophy (Veteran marching units of 15 or less) plus certificate of participation. Bonus picture of the small Silver crest from 2015 that’s on the trophy when we finished 1ST place.
During the CNE 100TH Anniversary Awards Dinner last Sat night I accepted the trophy and 1st Place plaque on behalf of Drum Major Steven Yasinsky. Congratulations to The Royal Regiment of Canada Band Drum Major Sergeant Steven Yasinsky. He’s the winner of the Drum Major William MacDougall MacKay, CD – Memorial Trophy, (Best Military or Non-Military Drum-Major).
Official release this Saturday, June 2022, 18 of our book on August 19, 1942, an exceptional book retracing 80 years of commemorations. To know everything, it’s here: Right Click on the webpage Choose Translate and Select English. Click on the Book cover icon within the webpage for more information.