The Salvation Army's International Staff Band (The ISB) visited Canada, May 1952.
The description slides read as follows:
By R.C.A.F Bomber to Ottawa
Greeted by the famous 'mounties'
Reception at Government House
The Governor General, The Right Honourable Vincent Massey greets the bands
To the Parliament Buildings
In front of the Peace Tower, the Prime Minister - the right honourable Louis St.Laurent welcomes the ISB
Tribute at the National War Museum
A windy welcome at Toronto Airport
The Army flag flies at the Cityhall masthead
By bus to Ontario centres, Windsor, Niagara Falls
Below the giant falls and over the rapids, thence to Brocks Monument
Hamilton, Ontario and a guest conductor
In the 'Arms of the law'
Three miles high, over the Rockies
At the Pacific Coast, a free day amid lovely Canadian scenery
Vancouver a brief call at field day exercises
Cold temperature, a warm welcome at Regina
In the gateway city to the golden west, Winnipeg
To Toronto's Mount Pleasant Cemetery for the Canadian Staff Band memorial service
In Western style with Stetsons
Fellowship at THQ
This film includes shots of the young: Comm. Bram Davies, Comm. Harold Orton, Comm. Allan, Comm. Hodgeson, Comm. William Pratt.
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