Vimy 100 Toronto

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Fort York National Historic Site says
VIMY 100 Toronto
Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE admission all weekend.

The City of Toronto - Municipal Government honours the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 8 and 9, 2017 at Fort York National Historic Site.

On April 8 the public will experience educational programming and First World War re-enactor displays of infantry, artillery, cavalry, medicine, music and food as well as Great War related exhibits and films.

On April 9 a military remembrance parade and commemorative service by the Canadian Armed Forces will later be followed by the dedication of a Vimy oak tree within Garrison Common.

The Great War Flying Museum will fly two Great War era planes over Fort York at 1:45 p.m., this includes the SE5a and the Strutter.

The commemorative service, which begins at 2 p.m., will be attended by Mayor John Tory and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell as well as other dignitaries.

VIMY 100 Toronto is part of the City's Canada 150 TO Canada with Love program. More information on the weekend events are available at www.toronto.ca/fortevents
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By: Fort York National Historic Site

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