Screening of short videos on D-Day and Battle of Normandy


Moncton – Darrell Samson, MP for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, alongside Michel Miraillet, Ambassador of France to Canada, and a delegation of Second World War Veterans, participated in a sunset service, watched short videos, and heard first-hand accounts from Veterans who served on Juno Beach at Victoria Park to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The event included performances by the Sistema New Brunswick Children’s Orchestra, and remarks from dignitaries.

The solemn Sunset Service featured the national anthem of Canada and Royal Anthem played by the Canadian Armed Forces Band, the lowering of flags, and the participation of a Canadian Armed Forces Bugler and Piper. The events were held at Screening at the Victoria Park Amphitheatre, Victoria Park – Amphitheatre (south end of the park), 223 Weldon Street, Moncton, NB; and Sunset Service at the Moncton Cenotaph, Victoria Park – Cenotaph (north end of the park), 223 Weldon Street, Moncton, NB.