Visitors can view Government House’s historic architectural details, numerous original artifacts and furnishings, and an extensive art collection showcasing historic and contemporary Canadian artists. Each year, the Lieutenant Governor and spouse host the popular New Year’s Day Levee at Government House.
The levee is a tradition in Canada dating back to the 1600s.
As Veterans Day approaches, we honor the heroism of the servicemen and women who have fought for their country.
Parks is home to some 275 war memorials, accounting for nearly a third of the monuments collection citywide. I was reminded of this recently during a recent e-mail correspondence with former New Yorker and veteran Frank Arundell. Arundell inquired, “While Google Earthing around Lt Clinton L.
It’s based on an older tradition in Europe that saw subjects visit the monarch to pay their respects and pledge allegiance.
Today, the Levee at Government House is a chance for Albertans of all ages to meet the Queen’s representative in a relaxed social setting.
A programme for the event will be available to download from the Moray Council website and social media page.
Hard copies will be available on the day from Elgin library.Whiting Square in Woodhaven Queens NY, I found that you dutifully retained the rock I used to climb on as a child ...what I missed was the WW I cannon that was placed on the Square and remained a wonderful memorial to Lt. Now, no cannon and no mention of it in your blurb on the place of treasured memories for me. " “At one time there were numerous cannons and artillery guns stationed at small park triangles about the city.An uncle of mine was killed by the recoil of a similar piece in "the Great War" to end all wars, of course!Bless your work, Frank.” This exchange recalls a time when many street intersections and triangular plazas were predominantly hard surfaced and adorned with few benches and trees.He said: "The Battle of Arras resulted in more soldiers from Moray perishing or being severely wounded than any other conflict in World War 1.