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National Defence

October 16, 2013 08:00 ET

Public Service Announcement: Artillery Gun Salute on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 16, 2013) - On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, will fire a 21-gun salute on Parliament Hill to celebrate the Speech from the Throne.

Four C3 Howitzers will be in positioned near the east block of Parliament Hill and will fire blank rounds between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Local residents may be alerted to the loud noise caused by blank rounds being fired.

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