Title: 1967, Coming Events in Ontario, Centennial Edition
Client: Department of Tourism and Information
Size: 102mm x 216mm
Coming Events in Ontario
A cavalcade of history, assembled in the Confederation Train, crosses the continent throughout 1967. Experiences of Canadians from the days of early explores to the present are realistically re-created in six specially-designed coaches.
Eight tractor-trailer combinations will carry essentially the same exhibits as the train to 655 communities throughout Canada, between May 1st and the end of November, 1967. Two caravans will tour within the province of Ontario. Golden Centenaries RCAF’s centennial aerobatic team, successors to famous Golden Hawks, tour Canada four times from April to December and will stage shows at Ontaria centres.
Official Visits by Naval War Ships
At least 32 communities in Ontario will be visited by ships of the Royal Canadian Navy. During their visits the ships will be open to the public and short cruises and special tours can be arranged in conjunction with local special events. It is expected that Commonwealth and foreign warships will also be visiting Ontario ports.
Canadian Armed Forces Tattoo. A pageant reviewing 300 years of military history staged in authentic costumes, the Tattoo is the largest spectacle of is kind ever presented in North America. A cast of 1,700 appears in Canada’s major cities and a 250-member company tours in 30 other communities, featuring parades, drills and dances for the entertainment of every age.
Voyageurs Canoe Pageant
Twelve canoes, one representing each province and territory, will retrace the route of explorers and fur traders 3,500 miles from Rocky Mountains to Montreal. In Ontario leg of 100-day journey the paddlers will call at Kenora, Fort Frances, crossing Lake Superior to the Soo, along French River to North Bay, Mattawa, down the Ottawa to Deep River, Pembroke, Arnprior and Ottawa.
Department of Tourism and Information
185 Bloor St. East
Toronto 5, Ontario.