Congratulations and welcome to the 27 new Knights and Dames of the Order of St George at the first ever, Cascadia Priory hosted, Western Investiture.
The first Investiture since the beginning of COVID was held in Lower mainland of British Columbia. The Investiture ceremony was held on April 23 in the Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Westminster. The ceremony followed the established Order of St George investiture protocols, and was supported by the cathedral organist, a Metis soloist with the Leonard Cohen song “Hallelujah” and the Royal Westminster Regimental (RWR) band. The ceremony concluded with a stirring bag pipe rendition of “Highland Cathedral” performance by the Seaforth Highlander (SH) Regiment band accompanied by the Royal Westminster Regimental band and the Cathedral Organist. CBC was present for the event to record and later aired on the nightly news.
The investiture was also celebrated with a Gala dinner on Saturday evening. SH of C and the RWR band were on hand for our entertainment. “Black Bear” performed by Seaforth Highlanders Pipes & Drums at The Order of St. George investiture banquet in the Sheraton Guildford. The Order of St…. | By Grant | Facebook
The guest of honour was the Honorable Kerry Lynne Findlay, the then Conservative Shadow Minister for National defence. We also had the pleasure of having Chevalier David Sutton honour our event as the investiture Marshall.