Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that there will be brief street closures and some traffic delays in downtown Dartmouth on Sunday, Sept. 20, during the Battle of Britain commemorative parade.
The event will begin at 1 p.m. in front of the Somme Branch Legion. The procession will travel north on King Street, east on Ochterloney Street and into the Cenotaph at the corner of Crichton Avenue and Ochterloney. The procession will follow the same route in reverse at about 2:30 p.m.
Officers with Halifax Regional Police will be on hand to assist with traffic control during the event. Motorists should expect some delays and are advised to find alternative routes, if possible.
Every year the Battle of Britain ceremony at Sullivan’s Pond commemorates the sacrifices of airmen who proudly defended the skies of Great Britain during the Second World War.