Posted on Nov 08, 2018
The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of Canada'sHundred Days and the end of the First World War by sending an official delegation to Belgium to take part in ceremonies and events from November 9 to11, 2018. The delegation will include Canadian Veterans, youth, and parliamentarians, as well as ceremonial support from the Canadian Armed Forces and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
A contingent of the Canadian Armed Forces made up of regiments with a connection to those that fought in the closing battles of the war will be featured prominently in many events in Belgium during this period.
At some events, special guests will include Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada; the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence; Brigadier-General Darlene Quinn, Commander of Canada'sFormation Europe; descendants of George Lawrence Price; Canadian Armed Forces members with family connections to the First World War; and Veterans.
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