You are invited to an historic event on September 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Simcoe Park, Niagara-on-the-Lake

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

Closing Remarks

Event funded by:

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Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday!