Ceremonial Guard

The Ceremonial Guard (CG) is an ad hoc military unit in the Canadian Forces that used to draw principally from two Primary Reserve (militia) regiments of Foot Guards: The Governor General's Foot Guards from Ottawa and the Canadian Grenadier Guards from Montreal. However, since 2007 the Ceremonial Guard has been manned by a more pan–Canadian Forces approach: Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian Army and Royal Canadian Air Force personnel. Every summer, the Ceremonial Guard performs the Changing the Guard ceremony on Parliament Hill and posts sentries at Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada, and the National War Memorial.

As any guard unit in the Canadian Forces, uniforms originate from the Queen's Guard.

Read more about Ceremonial GuardUnit Composition, Public Duties, Extra Functions

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... In addition to the Changing the Guard, the Ceremonial Guard takes part in many other functions, such as the annual Governor General's review of the Guard ... This inspection takes place prior to the first Guard mount on Parliament Hill normally in late June, the Canada Day celebration on 1 July, the "Fortissimo ... The band of the Ceremonial Guard has many engagements outside of public duties, including the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo ...
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... Malaysian Navy, he wears that regiment's colored sash as part of his ceremonial uniform (for the Army), or the RMAF blue or RMN white no.1 dress uniform ... The Malaysian Royal Armoured Corps's Mounted Ceremonial Squadron plus members of the Royal Malaysian Police provide the Sovereign's Escort for the ceremony ... a motorized mounted escort troop and a lancers guard troop ready to accompany them on the way ...

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