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1 Governor Generals Foot Guards 1 Ex Bayonet Ottawa, 6-8 May 2010

2 Governor Generals Foot Guards 2 The Regiment Key Venues Event Format Administration Questions Outline

3 Governor Generals Foot Guards 3 Stood-up on 7 June 1872 to provide a ceremonial presence in Ottawa Affiliated with Coldstream Guards of England Established a reputation for excellence in military marksmanship which stands to this day The Regiment

4 Governor Generals Foot Guards 4 The Regiment Primary Reserve Infantry Unit within the Canadian Army 240 all ranks 19 soldiers and officers deployed to Afghanistan in 2008, further commitment to TF Continued commitment to operational and ceremonial activities. Thirty-five piece brass and reed band.

5 Governor Generals Foot Guards 5 Cartier Square Drill Hall

6 Governor Generals Foot Guards 6 Accommodations and Key Venues Holiday Inn, 111 Cooper Street. Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Drive. Ottawa Army Officers Mess, Somerset Street West. Ex Bayonet 2010

7 Governor Generals Foot Guards 7 Ex Bayonet 2010 Key Events DateActivityLocation Thurs, 6 MayArrivals and RegistrationHoliday Inn Lobby Evening ReceptionCartier Square Officers Mess Fri, 7 MayArrivals and Registration – AM Holiday Inn Lobby Fri, 7 MayMeeting ConductHoliday Inn Conference Room Sat, 8 MayMeeting ConductHoliday Inn Conference Room Mess DinnerOttawa Army Officers Mess

8 Governor Generals Foot Guards 8 Administrative Points Transportation –From McDonald Cartier Airport – cab or shuttle is approx $25. –Train station – approximately a $15 cab to the hotel. –All official activities are within walking distance. Spousal Programme will be organized by the Association based on interest. Administrative Instruction will be issued in Dec/Jan timeframe. OPI GGFG – Captain Ryan Barber – (1 Aug 09).

9 Governor Generals Foot Guards 9 Ottawa Attractions Ottawa Tulip Festival, 7-24 May Canadian War Museum. The Rideau Canal, Ontario's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rideau Hall grounds are open to the public during daytime hours, along with tours of the public rooms. Gatineau Park offers hiking and biking. Byward Market.

10 Governor Generals Foot Guards 10 Questions?


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