Family, friends, and onlookers, will have the chance this Friday, February 26th to wave goodbye to a Royal Canadian Navy frigate as it deploys to Asia and the Middle East.
HMCS Calgary are conducting a sail past along the Victoria shoreline before their six-month deployment on Friday.
The public should remember to observe COVID-19 social distancing efforts during the event.
The event will also be live streamed to their Facebook page at 4:30 p.m. where crew members will have the opportunity to give personal shout-outs to loved ones.
Those interested in seeing the departure can visit one of the following observation points as the ships travel West, starting from the Trial Islands around 4:30:
- Clover Point at 4:43 p.m.
- Ogden Point at 4:53 p.m.
- Saxe Point at 4:57 p.m.
- Esquimalt Lagoon at 5:00 p.m.
- When: Friday, February 26th, starting at 4:30 p.m.