Public Service Announcement -  Gun salute to honour His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Media advisory

April 16, 2021 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Members of the 30th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (30 RCA) will conduct a gun salute near the intersection of Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway and Princess Avenue to honour the recent passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.  The gun salute will commence immediately after the Canadian Heritage national commemorative ceremony being held at Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at approximately 1:30 p.m.  The salute is anticipated to last 45 minutes and will consist of 41 blank rounds fired at 60 second intervals.

To ensure public safety road closures will be in effect for the duration of the gun salute. Please consult with local traffic authorities for closure information.

For additional details on the Canadian Heritage national commemorative ceremony, please visit their website.

For details on the 30th Field Artillery Regiment, 30 RCA, please visit the website

Contacts

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-904-3333
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca

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