Showcasing the Forces

Showcasing the Forces

Canadian Forces bands and demonstration teams that perform at special events and ceremonies. Performance schedules and booking information. How we engage with the community.


Services and information


The Snowbirds’ performance schedule, squadron members, honorary appointments and booking information.

CF-18 Demonstration Team

The CF-18 Demo Team’s performance schedule, team members and booking information.

Ceremonial Guard

Schedules for the Changing of the Guard and how to join the Ceremonial Guard.


Booking information, team members and application process to join the SkyHawks.

Canadian Forces music

Military bands, official marches and ceremonial music. Find a job as a musician.

Canadian Forces Artists Program

Today's artists record military history for future generations.

Canadian Forces museums

Searchable directory of accredited military museums open to the public across Canada.

Community engagement

Write the troops, meet the CAF mascots, or join the Canadian Army Run.

Honorary military appointments

Prominent Canadians appointed as ambassadors to the public.

The Maple Leaf

Stories about the Canadian Forces and the Defence Team that supports them.


CAF Story | From a Cessna 172 with Dad to a Snowbird CT-114 Tutor

The first plane I flew was a Cessna 172 and I was so short that I was sitting on my dad’s lap, and basically I was just going up and down.

CAF Story | “I chose piano and I never regretted it.”

My name is Sergeant Natalia Lerner, and I am a musician in the Canadian Armed Forces.

CAF Story | Soothing sounds – Corona corporal delivers Montreal musical miracles

Cpl Raquel Bitton unleashed her incredible talents on the most vulnerable population at a long-term care facility in Montreal.

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