Battle of Britain ceremony Sunday
a commemorative ceremony for the 78th anniversary of the battle of britain takes place Sunday. the ceremony will include a parade consisting of a 30-person flight from 22 Wing/cfb North bay, members from the Royal canadian legion branch 23, the 422 Royal canadian air force association, 406 Royal canadian air force alliance and 547 canuck Royal canadian air cadets Squadron. Veterans will be in attendance and there will be a wreath-laying ceremony. the ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. at memorial park on first avenue. in the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside at the legion. the battle of britain was fought in the summer of 1940 when the Royal air force and the Royal canadian air force confronted the german luftwaffe on a daily basis until the allies claimed victory on Sept. 15, 1940.