Highlanders to conduct firing practice at Victoria Park
SYDNEY — The Cape Breton Highlanders will conduct firing practice on two separate occasions this week at Victoria Park.
The first will be Wednesday from 4-8 p.m., followed by the second on Friday from 4-8 p.m. Soldiers will conduct these drills with blank rounds. No live rounds will be used.
The Highlanders advise that there will be an increase in noise levels as a result of the drills and residents will likely hear rounds being fired in the vicinity of Victoria Park during the practice sessions.
The firing drills are part of the Cape Breton Highlanders training preparation for upcoming ceremonial duties.
Go online to www.army-armee.forces.gc.ca/ en/cape-breton-highlanders/index.page for more information about the Highlanders.