Fusiliers pa­rade in Sher­brooke on Saturday

Sherbrooke Record - - FRONT PAGE - Record Staff

On Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. the Fusiliers de Sher­brooke Reg­i­ment will march to City Hall in Sher­brooke for a spe­cial cer­e­mony to mark the in­fantry’s 108th an­niver­sary.

The Fusiliers de Sher­brooke hold a spe­cial right to march in the city. The unit re­tains the dis­tinc­tion of Hon­ourary Cit­i­zen­ship, granted by the city on May 15, 1982.

The honour is a ges­ture of grat­i­tude and con­fi­dence granted to a mil­i­tary unit, and gives them per­mis­sion in per­pe­tu­ity to march through the city streets.

The City of Sher­brooke is ad­vis­ing the pub­lic that traffic delays can be ex­pected this Saturday be­tween 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on the four cor­ners en­com­pass­ing Welling­ton St. North, Fron­tenac, Belvédère North and King

West as well as a por­tion of Mar­quette St. (be­tween Fron­tenac and Lor­raine streets) and on Lor­raine and Palais streets (be­tween Lor­raine and Fron­tenac streets).

The Fusiliers de Sher­brooke Reg­i­ment is an in­fantry unit of the Cana­dian Armed Forces Re­serve be­long­ing to the 35 Cana­dian Bri­gade Group. The unit, whose head­quar­ters are lo­cated in Sher­brooke, has more than 300 sol­diers.


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