The Immortal Regiment march is a joint family rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “The Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day the most meaningful holiday of the year. It has also restored the bond between generations, merging millions of diverse family stories into a common memory of suffering, courage and resilience.
Canada joins Russia for the second time this year. In Toronto, this patriotic event was the largest during the existence of the Russian community in Canada. Last year, about one thousand people took part in the first march. According to the organizers of the event in Toronto, the Russian Congress of Canada, their number may exceed 3 thousand this year.
The event will be take place in the “Russian district” of Toronto, Canada’s largest city.