My Defining Canadian Moment is:
By: Ron Holmes, Grand Bend, Ontario
My rover crew from Windsor, Ontario, was asked to serve at Expo 67. The photo shows members of our crew along with members from Toronto, and our leader, Glen Rigney. I am in the back row, second from right.
We were given the red jackets (I still have mine) and blue neck kerchiefs to give us a smart uniform look.
Among our duties was raising and lowering the Canadian flag each day.
Given the whole Expo atmosphere of having the world exposition in Canada, that was one of my proudest Canadian moments.
The H.M.C.S. Haida had come home. I was seeing Canada for the first time after four years absence.
It was a great experience and one spur of the moment trip I won't forget
We watched in suspense for 3 hours until Canada and the USA were tied
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