The United Commonwealth Society, along with the rest of the Commonwealth, will be participating in Commonwealth Day celebrations on Monday, 10March 2014 for the first time.
The Chair of the Society, David Haisell, will be present at the Commonwealth Day flag-raising ceremony conducted by the Royal Commonwealth Society (Toronto Branch). A reception will follow, at which point Mr. Haisell will share a few words with those in attendance. The ceremony begins at 10:30am at the Ontario Legislative Assembly (Queen’s Park) in Toronto. Please RSVP by 6 March using the Eventbrite link below!
The Council Representative for the United Kingdom, Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies, Jon-Paul Teasdale, will be present at Wigan Town Hall for the Greater Manchester borough’s first Commonwealth Day ceremony. Conducted by the Leader of the Council, Lord Peter Smith, the ceremony will include the reading of a specially written Commonwealth Affirmation, followed by the raising of the Commonwealth Flag at 10am.
For further details, please click the links below. The United Commonwealth Society is grateful to the Royal Commonwealth Society (Toronto Branch) and Wigan Council for including us in their ceremonies.
Royal Commonwealth Society (Toronto Branch): https://twitter.com/RCSToronto
Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth: http://www.flyaflagforthecommonwealth.co.uk/