The government of Canada commemorates the one hundred days of Canada with a ceremony at dusk to Fredericton
MIL OSI Translation. Canadian French to English
Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI Regional News in English
Fredericton (N.-B.) – The honourable Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick
The hundred days are the last three months of the First world War. During this period, a series of victories of the canadian Corps on the Western front has strengthened its reputation as a troop assault elite. The hundred days of Canada culminated with the signing of the Armistice on 11 November 1918.
During the ceremony on Saturday night, a guard composed of members of the canadian armed Forces from across the country will join with local members of the Royal Canadian Regiment of CFB Gagetown, is the regiment to lt Milton Gregg, a native of New Brunswick, who earned the Victoria Cross at the battle of the Canal du Nord on September 28, 1918.
Veterans, representatives of indigenous groups, local cadets and other young people in the region will also participate in the activity.
The 28 and 29 September 2018, in the framework of a series of commemorative activities, community in Fredericton, Veterans affairs Canada will organize a practical workshop forging with a view to create a commemorative sculpture. We encourage veterans, members of the canadian armed Forces still in service, the youth and the general public to participate in this unique project. The sculpture will be unveiled during the Week of the veterans of 2018 to Ottawa.
Please refer to the information document attached.
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Location : Residence of the governor official Residence, the lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, 51 Woodstock road Fredericton (New Brunswick)
Date : Saturday 29 September 2018
Time : from 17: 15 to 19: 30 (HAA) Note : media should arrive before the start of the ceremony.
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