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1974 First formed as the Ontario Massed Legion Pipes and Drums under the direction of Senior Pipe Major Ross Baxter and Senior Drum Major Bill McCutcheon.
1974 & 1976 Two tours of Florida for the King Orange Parade in Miami.
1978 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.
1979 Band presented to Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II on the band’s first trip to Scotland.
1981 Second trip to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.
1983 First Canada/Hawaii friendship tour.
1984 Second trip to Scotland.
1986 The OMLPB’s Caribbean tour.
1987 Special ceremony in London, England for the 120th anniversary of Confederation in Canada during the band’s first World Tour of England, Amsterdam, Normandy, Brussels, and Germany.
1989 Third trip to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.
1990 Third trip to Scotland.
1991 - Trip to Florida for the King Orange Parade in Miami.
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Fourth trip to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.
1995 - Band officially reorganizes as the Ontario Royal Canadian Legion Pipes Drums and Colours under the direction of Senior Pipe Major Foster Hanson and Senior Drum Major Bill McCutcheon.
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World Tour for the 50th Anniversary of VE- Day
1998 - 2nd Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 22 or more members on parade at the CNE Warrior’s  Day Parade.
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Official opening of the new Ontario Command Centre in Aurora, Ontario.
1999 - Official pipe band for the Canada Day Celebrations in St. John’s, Newfoundland in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Newfoundland’s Confederation.
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2nd Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 21 or more members on parade at the CNE Warrior’s  Day Parade .
- Band celebrates its 25th anniversary.
2000 - The Ontario Royal Canadian Legion Pipes Drums and Colours officially becomes the only pipe band in the province recognized as a Royal Canadian Legion pipe band with no direct link to a branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.
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ORCLPD&C participate in the Dominion Convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
2001 3rd Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 21 or more members on parade at the C NE Warrior’s Day Parade.
2002 - ORCLPD&C parades with members of the Edmonton Police Pipe Band and Calgary Highlanders Pipe Band during the Calgary Stampede Parade.
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1st Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 21 or more at the CNE Warrior’s Day Parade.
2003 Travels to France to serve as the official Royal Canadian Legion Pipes Drums and Colours during the opening of the Juno Beach Centre.
2004 - Michael Moir becomes the third Pipe Major of the ORCLPDC while Cecil March takes over the position of Senior Drum Major .  
- ORCLPD&C celebrates its 30th Anniversary
2005 - We celebrate the life of the band’s first Senior Drum Major, Bill McCutcheon during a memorial 
service held for him. 
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1st Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 21 or more at the CNE Warrior’s Day Parade.
2006 - Derek Young becomes the fourth pipe major of the Ontario Royal Canadian Legion Pipes Drums and Colours. 
Jim Malcolm takes on the role of Senior Drum Major in the band.
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3rd Place Best Band award for pipe bands with 21 or more at the CNE Warrior’s Day Parade.
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ORCLPD&C lead the largest military parade in Toronto’s history since the end of the Second World War. 
Over 4,000 paraders were on hand for the unveiling of a new monument at Queen’s Park.
2009 - 2nd Place Metro Toronto Police Veteran's Memorial Trophy for pipe bands with 21 or more members on parade at the CNE Warrior’s Day Parade. . 
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The ORCLPD&C celebrated it's 35th Anniversary.
2010 - 2nd Place Metro Toronto Police Veteran's Memorial Trophy for pipe bands with 21 or more members on parade at the CNE Warrior’s Day Parade. . 

       

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