No 2 Construction Battalion - National Apology Community Bus Service

No 2 Construction Battalion - National Apology Community Bus Service

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TAAC Grounds

57 Golf Street

Truro, NS B2N 3C7

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No. 2 Construction Battalion National Apology Event – July 9, 2022

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Free Community Bus Service

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The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia in collaboration with the Department of National Defence will be holding a event in Honour and Remembrance of the No. 2 Construction Battalion on July 9th.

The National Apology by the Government of Canada. This apology will be made to the relatives and descendants of the members of No. 2 Construction Battalion that served with distinction in the First World War but faced anti-Black racism.

These event will occur one hundred and six years following the formation of the historic Battalion in 1916.

• National Apology to the Descendants and Families of the No. 2 Construction Battalion

Saturday, July 9, 2022 in Truro, Nova Scotia – 12:30 p.m. (AST) Parade and 1:00 pm Ceremony

Truro Amateur Athletics Club Grounds, 57 Golf Street, Truro, Nova Scotia. (Approx. 1 hour from Halifax/Dartmouth)

This will be an outdoor event with an inclement weather alternative in place.

The event will be broadcast live across Canada on Eastlink Community TV our host broadcaster. (Eastlink TV serving: Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland, part of Ontario and Alberta as well as Delta and the Sunshine Coast in B.C.) and online at www.no2-cef.ca

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