THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S

HORSE GUARDS ASSOCIATION

The Governor General's Horse Guards Association is open to all current serving and former members of the Governor General's Horse Guards Regiment, and friends of the Regiment. The Association provides all members of the Regimental Family with an ongoing connection to old friends and current Regimental activities. Throughout the year, the Association hosts several social events, aimed at promoting camaraderie among its members and the serving members of the Regiment.

In 2022, the Governor General's Horse Guards celebrate 200 years of Cavalry tradition and loyal service to Canada. This will be marked by a series of events throughout the year, dedicated to Captain George Taylor Denison and all those that followed, serving with the Regiment and its perpetuated units in almost every conflict facing the nation since 1822.

This all kicks off with the Trooping of the Standard on May 1st. Details on this and other events are now available on the GGHG Cavalry & Historical Society website

About this event

Saturday, 1 October 2022 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, 2 October 2022 at 1:00 AM (EDT)


Universal EventSpace

6250 Highway 7

Vaughan, ON L4H 4G3

Canada

GGHG takes a lead role in 2020 Warriors' Day Parade

To mark the Regiment's 200 years of cavalry heritage, the Governor General's Horse Guards will play a lead role in this year's Warriors' Day Parade at the Canadian National Exhibition on Saturday August 22.

The Regiment's contingent will be support with vintage armoured vehicles provided by the Ontario Regiment Museum. for the parade.

The Warriors’ Day Parade is is a unique and spectacular event and continues a tradition started after World War I of honouring our Veterans in celebration of various events. and this year the Parade celebrates its 100th Anniversary.

If you have not attended The Warriors' Day Parade before you are in for a very special experience.

For Warriors' Day Parade information and ordering tickets , click HERE

GGHG Veteran Bill Cope passes away at 102

Sadly, we report the passing of our oldest surviving Veteran, William "Bill" Cope, on May 26 at the age of 102, in Errington BC where he resided. According to his daughter Zoe He was strong right till the end with full cognitive ability, having survived a heart attack, a week in hospital then home again.

Born in Ontario, Bill enlisted with the Ontario Regiment in September 1941 at age 21, then shipped out to Europe nine months later on Christmas Day 1942 and was transferred to the Governor General’s Horse Guards. He left behind his pregnant young bride to keep the home fires burning until he returned four years later after the War was over. Twelve years after returning home he again enlisted with the RCAF and would spend 16 years working in ground transport in the Air Force, much of it stationed in Germany. Full details of his service can be found in the fall 2020 issue of Regimental Lines.

A memorial gathering for Bill will be held later this month in Errington, BC.

REGIMENTAL TIES
NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

GGHG Regimental Tie now in stock.
$30.00 + $5.00 Shipping

Call: (416) 566-0398 or Email.

Payment by cheque or Interac e-Transfer to:

ghgassociation@gmail.com

MWO Walker, CD, appointed to Order of Canada

We're pleased to announce that MWO (Ret'd) Janet Walker, has been appointed to the Order of Canada for her expert legal authority in commercial arbitration and conflict of laws, and for advancing legal procedural standards in Canada.

Janet was a member of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve 1977-2014 and of the Supplementary Ready Reserve 2014-2019 and has received the Canadian Forces Decoration, the Land Force Central Area Commander’s Award of Excellence and the Governor General's Horse Guards Commanding Officer and Regimental Sergeant Major’s Award of Excellence. She was the longest serving and highest ranking female non-commissioned member in the Regiment and was its first female Bandmaster.

Cpl Viunyk, Recipient of 2021 Junior Rank Bursary

Congratulations go out to Corporal Anastiia Viunyk, who was awarded the 2021 Júnior Ranks Bursary by the Governor General's Horse Guards Association.

Corporal Viunyk has been employed in the ROR and her work ethic and contributions throughout the year were recognized with a GGHG Command Team Commendation. She currently enrolled at the University of Guelph Humber, where she is completing her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

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