October 20, 2015, OTTAWA — The Government of Canada will hold a ceremony at the National War Memorial on October 22, 2015, at 11 a.m., to commemorate the assault on Parliament Hill one year ago.
The event will also honour the sacrifices of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, and the bravery of the first responders.
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and other dignitaries will attend the event. Dignitaries will lay wreaths and His Excellency will deliver an address on this occasion.
A 21-gun salute will be fired by 30th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery from the lawns of Parliament Hill around 11 a.m.
Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornets will conduct a flyby in the missing man formation over the National War Memorial at 11:20 a.m.
Members of the public are welcome to attend.
When: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 11 a.m.
Where: The National War Memorial, 30 Wellington Street, Ottawa
What: A ceremony to commemorate the assault on Parliament Hill and the deaths of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo.