Commemoration of the 225th Anniversary of the
Opening of the First Parliament of Upper Canada
Procession by Queen’s York Rangers and
Queen’s Rangers Historical Guard
Welcome and Introductions - Scott Finlay, Master of Ceremonies, (Courtesy of Parks Canada)
“O Canada” performed by the Canada 150 Choir
His Worship Mr. Pat Darte, Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Her Honour, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell,
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
“Bimaawadaaso” by Barbara Croall
Introduced by Atis Bankas, Artistic Director of Music Niagara and Barbara Croall, Music Niagara Composer-in-Residence
“An Upper Canada Revue - Simcoe’s First Parliament”
Introduced by The Honourable Dave Levac,
Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly
Wayne Gates, Member of the Provincial Parliament for Niagara Falls
Music Compositions Dedicated to Canadian Anniversaries, Introduced by Atis Bankas, Artistic Director, Music Niagara
Rector William Roberts, St. Mark’s Anglican Church
“A Place to Stand” performed by the Niagara Star Singers
Event funded by:
Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday!
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