The Changing of the Guard Ceremony takes place in front of the Centre Block and involves
soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard (formed from members of the Govern-General's Foot Guards
and the Canadian Grenadier Guards based in Montreal). The guard is mounted at Rideau Hall,
the residence of the Queen's representative in Canada.
The band of the Ceremonial Guard
has a brass section and a Pipe & Drums section. The GG Foot Guards have a red plume and the
Grenadiers have a white plume. Photographed on Tuesday August 12th, 2008.