National Defence

National Defence

December 03, 2015 12:00 ET

Public Service Announcement: Artillery Gun Salute for Speech From the Throne

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 3, 2015) - On Friday, December, 2015 local army reserve unit 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, will be firing a gun salute to celebrate the Speech from the Throne. Four C3 Howitzers will be positioned near the east block of Parliament Hill and will fire a gun salute starting at approximately 4:30 p.m. The guns will fire at 10 second intervals until 4:33 p.m.

Local residents may be alerted to the loud noise caused by blank rounds being fired.

Contact Information

  • Captain Thomas McCabe
    30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA)
    613-993-9122