Colonel The Honorable Lincoln M. Alexander, PC, CC, O Ont, KSTJ, QC, Pipe Band Award

Pipes and Drums With 20 or Less

 

 


Born in Toronto in 1922 to West Indian immigrants, Lincoln M. Alexander served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. Educated at McMaster University and Osgoode Hall, he was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1965. In 1968 Mr. Alexander became the first Black Member of Parliament in Canada. He was Federal Minister of Labour in 1979, and served in the House of Commons until 1985. Upon his appointment in 1985, Mr Alexander was the first member of the black community to serve as a Lieutenant Governor in Canada. He held this post until 1991 and made youth and education key areas of his mandate. After leaving office, Mr Alexander went on to serve as Chancellor of the University of Guelph. In 1992 he was appointed a Companion in the Order of Canada, and was also appointed to the Order of Ontario.

Lincoln Alexander is Honorary President of The Warriors' Day Parade Council.

 

 

Winners of The Colonel The Honorable Lincoln M. Alexander, PC, CC, O Ont, KSTJ, QC,
Pipe Band Award
Year
1st
2nd
3rd
2015 Queen's York Rangers Pipes & Drums Toronto Scottish Regiment Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's Own Pipe Band Royal Canadian Legion Branch 66, North York Township,
Pipes & Drums
2014 Queen's York Rangers Pipes & Drums Toronto Police Pipe Band Royal Canadian Legion Branch 163, Pipes & Drums
2013 Toronto Scottish Regiment Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's Own Pipe Band Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43 Oshawa Pipes & Drums White Heather Pipes and Drums
2012 Queen's York Rangers
Pipes & Drums
Toronto Fire Services
Pipes & Drums
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 163, Pipes & Drums
2011
Highland Creek
Pipes & Drums
Queen's York Rangers
Pipes & Drums
Toronto Fire Services
Pipes & Drums
2010
Toronto Fire Services Pipes & Drums
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa,
Pipe Band
Streetsville Pipes & Drums
2009
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa, Pipe Band
Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
Streetsville Pipes & Drums
2008
City of Thorold Pipe Band
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 163, Pipes & Drums
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 10, Todmorden, Pipes & Drums
2007
2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Pipes and Drums
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa, Pipe Band
Scarborough Pipes & Drums
2006
2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, Pipes and Drums
Toronto Fire Services Band
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa, Pipe Band
2005
Toronto Police Pipe Band
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa, Pipe Band
Toronto Fire Services Band
2004
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Oshawa, Pipe Band
Streetsville Pipe Band
Toronto Fire Services Band
2002
Highland Creek Pipes and Drums
2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Pipes and Drums
Toronto Police Pipe Band
2001
2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Pipes and Drums
Highland Creek Pipes and Drums
Toronto Police Pipe Band
2000
2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Pipes and Drums / Highland Creek Pipes and Drums
Toronto Police Pipe Band
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43 Oshawa Pipe Band
1999
Allachealech Pipes and Drums, Toronto
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1998
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 139
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1997
Rameses Pipe Band
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1996
Rameses Pipe Band
Toronto Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums
Sherican Oakville Pipe Band
1995
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 258 Pipes and Drums
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1994
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 66, North York
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