Canada Day celebrations are now being planned by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in partnership with the Town of Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

Canada Day celebrations are now being planned by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 in partnership with the Town of Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

Qualicum Beach Legion begins planning for Canada Day 2022 celebrations

Parade set to return after hiatus due to COVID-19

Excitement is building as the Qualicum Beach Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 and the Town of Qualicum Beach are already preparing for Canada Day celebrations in July.

After a two-year pause due to COVID-19, Canada Day celebrations will again take place in Qualicum Beach and will kick it off with a parade that will start at the Civic Centre at noon and work its way through town to Veterans Way.

The day’s events will focus on children and families at the Activity Village as well as a wide range of live music will be offered throughout the day. The nationally acclaimed March Hare Band, CC and Bob Seger Tributes will perform for the street dance at 7:30 p.m.

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The legion is inviting members to join the celebration committee. As well, it is encouraging different groups and businesses to be part of the parade.

Those interested in having float or group participate, the can check the town’s website at https://www.qualicumbeach.com/ or the legion online at http://legion76.ca/index.html

For more information, contact Mary Brouilette at marybrouilette@gmail.com.

NEWS Staff

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