A New Brock Statue
Acclaimed Toronto based sculptor Adrienne Alison is producing a new statue of Brock to be located atop a granite plinth overlooking the Town Church square in St Peter Port, Guernsey.
Guernsey’s ‘Brock Day’ – October 13th 2012
The people of Guernsey celebrated their link with Brock with a parade, a service of commemoration, a mini-festival of events at Castle Cornet and a Regimental ‘Queenston Dinner’. The Brock Memorial Foundation supported the day’s events both in kind and financially, along with the Royal Bank of Canada, the St Peter Port Constables, Guernsey Museums and the Royal Commonwealth Society.
The Brock Standard
Commissioned for the Guernsey ‘Brock Day’ celebrations, Newton Newton Flags produced a standard bearing the Coat of Arms awarded to the descendants of John Brock and for use on any Memorial erected in honour of Sir Isaac Brock.
Mohawk Grave Restoration
The cemetery of Christ Church Royal Chapel in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory contains a number of shattered gravestones that marked the graves of Mohawk warriors that fought in the War of 1812. The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte are seeking to piece together and restore the stones and rededicate them in honour of their brave ancestors.
Army Cadet Exchange
The Foundation is in discussions with the Guernsey Army Cadet Force, the Elizabeth College Combined Cadet Force and the Lincoln and Welland Regiment Army Cadets to help set up an annual exchange programme between Canadian and Guernsey Army Cadets. It is hoped that the first exchange may take place in Summer 2013