The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 163 Pipes & Drums has developed partnerships with the following groups and/or organizations. These are valued partnerships which we trust will continue for many years to come.
Paris-Port Dover Pipes & Drums
The RCL 163 Pipes & Drums accompanied the Paris-Port Dover Pipes & Drums as well as the Kitchener Firefighters Pipes & Drums in the first ever Mediterranean Tattoo held on the Isle of Crete (Greece) this past September, 2011. Our three bands were the only Canadian representatives at the Tattoo, joining several other Pipes & Drums and Military Bands from across the world.
Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Our band has for the past few years paraded with Toronto EMS in the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Warrior’s Day Parade, as well as partnered with them during the Memorial Day Parade in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA. In addition our band has performed at a number of Toronto EMS Recruit Graduation Ceremonies and other official events.
Six Nations Veteran’s Assocation (SNVA)
The SNVA and RCL 163 Pipes & Drums have for a number of years paraded together annually in both the Six Nations “Bread & Cheese” Celebration and the Six Nations Veteran’s Day Parade.
The Pipes and Drums of Canada
Formerly known as the Ontario Massed bands, we have been a proud member for many years. Members of our band have traveled to Scotland on more than one occasion to perform in the Edinburgh Tattoo