Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day - Salute To Heroes

PLEASE NOTE:

AS THIS EVENT IS ACCESSED OFF HIGHWAY #11, FOR BOTH NORTH & SOUTH-BOUND TRAFFIC, CAREFULL ATTENTION TO ROAD ETIQUETTE AND SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT. THE RCMP WILL ASSIST TRAFFIC FLOW AS REQUIRED; REMEMBER … YOUR INATTENTION MAY CREATE AN ACCIDENT THAT COULD HARM OTHERS AS WELL AS YOURSELF, AND DELAY EVERYONE. DRIVE CAREFULLY, BE PATIENT AND OBEY THE WRITTEN AND UNWRITTEN RULES OF THE ROAD !! ARRIVE SAFELY … AND GET HOME SAFELY !!

IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

17 WING DETACHMENT DUNDURN OPERATES AS A SECURED CANADIAN FORCES’ FACILITY; ALL VEHICLES, PERSONS AND PROPERTY ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH; THE PURCHASE OR RECEIPT OF AN ADMISSION PASS AND ENTERING THE EVENT SITE, IS DEEMED VALID CONSENT TO SECURITY SCREENING OR INSPECTION AT THE DISCRETION OF MILITARY POLICE. FAILURE TO CONSENT TO SECURITY MEASURES WILL RESULT IN DENIAL OF ACCESS OR OTHER ACTIONS AS PRESENTED AND DEEMED NECESSARY BY MILITARY POLICE.

Everyone’s co-operation reflects on the safety of all patrons and Military personnel. Thank you.

DO’s and DON’Ts !!

Please DO:

  • Drink plenty of fluids if a hot day.
  • Do bring your cameras; video or other.
  • Do wear a hat and bring sun-screen; this is an outdoor event, suitable clothing and footwear is advised.
  • Do bring the entire family – this event has great entertainment and educational messages for all ages !!
  • Do protect your hearing with earplugs (some people love the jet noise – some prefer to dampen it).
  • Do bring your folding lawn chairs, blankets and portable umbrellas.
  • Do bring wheelchairs or scooters; much of the site is unpaved so access to all areas may be a challenge for some.
  • Do bring necessary baby needs or medicine in a small soft-wall cooler (all items subject to search).
  • Do clean up after yourself and your family; garbage and recycle bins will be positioned throughout the site.
  • Do report any suspicious behaviour to Military Police or to Volunteers who will forward your concern.
  • Do arrive close to Gate opening (11:00am) to take in the ground activities and displays before the aerial action (anticipated approximately between 1:30 – 4:30 / all times and aerial performances subject to change without notice).

Please DO NOT:

  • DO NOT bring pets; you will be asked to leave all pets in your vehicles (which is extremely unfair to them); Service Dogs allowed however owner should understand the potential for jet engine impact on a pet’s sensitive hearing.
  • DO NOT bring outside food or beverages; products are available for purchase on site.
  • DO NOT smoke anywhere other than designated areas.
  • DO NOT bring hard-wall coolers; ALL coolers must be left in the vehicle and will also be subject to search; patrons will be allowed to return to vehicles throughout the event however will NOT be allowed to picnic beside your vehicle.
  • DO NOT bring large carry-on bags, large back-packs or other; ALL personal items subject to search.
  • DO NOT attempt to advance towards a secured area; public areas will be defined and open for public viewing.
  • DO NOT leave your vehicle unlocked; while a secure Military Detachment, all vehicles and contents are left at the risk of the owner. Admittance to the event also accepts responsibility for one’s own property.
  • DO NOT attempt to pass the vehicles in line ahead of you, arriving or leaving; patience is a virtue – especially when thousands of patrons are waiting to access the site, park and enjoy the event – equally important when leaving; please follow direction from Volunteers, the Canadian Forces and Police.

HAVE FUN … AND KINDLY SHAKE THE HAND OF A VETERAN … MILITARY MEMBERS, POLICE OFFICERS, FIRE AND ALL EMERGENCY PERSONNEL; A SIMPLE, PERSONAL THANK YOU GOES A LONG WAY.