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2PPCLI battalion to hold parade, ceremony today

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Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, seen here marching over the newly constructed Souris Swinging Bridge recently, will conduct a Freedom of the City parade and ceremony Friday morning in Winnipeg.

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Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, seen here marching over the newly constructed Souris Swinging Bridge recently, will conduct a Freedom of the City parade and ceremony Friday morning in Winnipeg.

Get ready for a parade, Winnipeg.

The Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry is holding a Freedom of the City of Winnipeg parade and ceremony today. The event starts at 9:45 a.m. near City Hall and is scheduled to last an hour.

Approximately 200 soldiers are expected to participate.

Motorists are advised to avoid the following areas: Elgin Avenue to Main Street, City Hall on King Street and then Main to Portage Avenue, Notre Dame and Adelaide streets.

History

Updated on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:47 AM CDT: Corrects headline to read 2PPCLI

June 27, 2014 at 8:29 AM: Updates with details on Friday

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