The Immortal Regiment march is a rememberence event that commemorates the millions of lives lost by the Soviet Union in World War II. Known as “Immortal Regiment,” this event has spread to dozens of cities and made the Victory Day celebrations the most meaningful holiday in Russia. 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 third time this year. In 2015 about one thousand people took part in the first march, in 2016 their number exceed 3 thousand.
This is a truly patriotic event in Toronto and is the largest in the history of the Russian community in Canada.
Russian Congress of Canada in cooperation with the Canadian Association of WWII Veterans from Soviet Union and the organizing committee of Victory Day celebration in Toronto invites everyone to take part in Victory Day celebrations on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 in Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst Street, Toronto.
The celebration will begin with the march of the Immortal Regiment. 9 am – Participants gather at Ellison park, 50 Yeomans Road, Toronto.
Please park at 55 Yeomans Road, Toronto
10-11 am Immortal Regiment march along Bathurst St to Sheppard Ave W, cross road and return along Bathurst St to Earl Bales Park entrance.
Celebration in Earl Bales Park will follow.