Saint John in War and Peace, 2011

2nd Annual Atlantic Military Affairs Symposium Program

The Barrack Green Armoury, 60 Broadview Ave, Saint John, NB

Friday, 28 October 2011

7:30-9:00 p.m.      Keynote Address, Donald Graves, Canada's foremost historian of the War of 1812, "Bound for Canada and Glory: What Became of the 104th Foot, 1813-1814?"

Saturday, 29 October 2011

8:15-8:45 a.m.     Coffee

8:45-10:10 a.m.  

  • Robert Dallison, Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret'd) (Author, Former King's Landing Director), "The War of 1812 in New Brunswick"
  • Brent Wilson, The Gregg Centre, Director, New Brunswick Military Heritage Program, "Riots, Strikes, and Fires: Military Aid to Civil Authorities in Saint John, 1846-1914"

10:10-10:30     Coffee Break

10:30-11:00     

Lee Windsor, Deputy Director, The Gregg Centre, "The 8th New Brunswick Hussars in the Italian Campaign, 1944"

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Dedication Ceremony of the monument which holds safe the "6" inch Gun from HMCS Niobe, later manned by Gunners of 3rd Coastal Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (The Loyal Company) on Patridge Island during the Second World War. Donated by (H) Col John F.K. Irving, Honourary Colonel, 3rd Field Regt RCA (The Loyal Company)

12:00-1:00 p.m.    Lunch

1:00-3:00 p.m.      Today's Canadian Forces

  • Canadian Forces in Libya - Colonel Alain Pelletier, Canadian Air Component Commander for Operation Unified Protector
  • HMCS Brunswicker: Reserve Sailors Protecting Canada's Shores
  • Saint John Reservists in Afghanistan - Members of 3 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Refreshments and a lunch will be served.