22 June 2016

2016 Sunset Ceremonies.

The Sunset Ceremonies is a time-honoured tradition in Ottawa, featuring the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride and the signature Sunset Ceremony. The theme this year is the recognition of first responders in the National Capital Region.

Host for this evening were:
CAP- D/Commr. Kevin Brosseau
CFAO – Mr. Dennis Watters

Artists were:
Miguel De Armas
Liberty Horse Training Demo featuring Lorie Duff & Titan
Western Reining Demo featuring Matthew Hudson
RCMP & Ottawa Police Service Pipes & Drums + Dancers

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day with Inuit throat signers
Lynda Brown and Heidi Langille. Algonquin Elder Albert Dumont does welcoming to the
Algonquin Territory and Opening prayer.

In Ottawa, ONTARIO, on 22 June, 2016.

Credit: Serge Gouin, RCMP
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2016

RCMP Musical Ride

The Peace Regional RCMP will be welcoming the RCMP Musical Ride to Peace River on August 27..

Developed in 1876 by early members of the North-West Mounted Police to display their riding abilities and entertain local communities, the first recorded public display of the Musical Ride was in Regina, Sask. in 1901, according to its 2019 press release.

The Musical Ride is touring in Peace River this year to celebrate the Town’s one-hundred-year anniversary.

Residents and visitors are invited to come out to see the world-renowned troop of 32 horses and riders perform at Peace River Agricultural Grounds.

Tickets will be sold at the Gate and will cost $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and youth aged seven to 17-years-old, while children who are six-years-old and younger will be admitted at no cost.

All proceeds raised at this event will be given back to the community by supporting grassroots organizations such as clubs, youth groups, and societies in the Peace Region.

With Nampa FCSS Children’s Activities, 4-H Club Barbecue and concession, and RCMP souvenir stands to keep folks entertained, gates will open at 4 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Free bussing will be provided to and from the grounds from the Peace River Centennial Parking Lot at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. and from the Grimshaw Multiplex at 3:30 and 4:45 p.m. respectively.

Every year, the Musical Ride brings its show to communities across the country to perform a variety of figures and drills choreographed to music. The show provides the public with an opportunity to experience the heritage and traditions of the RCMP while raising funds for local charities.

For information call Peace River RCMP at 780-624-6677 or visit peaceriveragsociety.com . To see other dates for the RCMP Musical Ride, visit rcmp-grc.gc.ca.