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2018 Ontario Fire Fighters Memorial Ceremony
The 2018 Ontario Fire Fighter Memorial Service is being held on Sunday, September 30th at 1:00pm.
Colour guard and bands are welcome and encouraged to participate.
The following are the times for arrival to step off time. Please abide to the requested times so proper preparations can take place.
NOTE: There will be a walkthrough of the ceremony for ALL section leaders (band, colour guard, head usher and route guards) no later than 12:00. Please ensure if you are one of those designated as a section leader and/or organization representatives you are there for the walkthrough. Any necessary changes to the program will be determined and implemented at that time.
Fire fighters and Chiefs participating in the ceremony (ushers, guards, programs, chairs, etc.) please be on-site by 11:45. This will facilitate assignments and last minute changes to the program if required and provide assistance to the families as they arrive on site.
All band members by 12:00 and your practice/warm-up area will be the parking lot and lawns North of the main Legislature Building - you know how much time you require but we would like to know the numbers for placement on the site and march-on. Please forward contact information to the undersigned.
All colour guard by 12:00 at the entrance to the parking lot of Queen's Park by Grosvenor.
All fire fighters participating in the march-on no later than 12:15 at the muster point at Queen's Park Cres. East and Grosvenor Street. They will receive parade instruction at that point.
Please note that there will be a reception at Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub & Restaurant immediately following the ceremony. Please extend the invitation to those participating in the ceremony and also the families of our fallen.