The Snowbirds military aerobatics team continued its cross-country tour on Wednesday as the team conducted flyovers over Charlottetown, P.E.I., and Moncton, N.B.
The team was scheduled to land in Moncton at approximately 10:30 a.m. AT.
The cross-country tour — named Operation Inspiration — is meant to boost morale as Canadians continue to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The squadron will continue its tour later this afternoon as they leave Moncton at 12:30 p.m. AT, tracing a route along the Atlantic coast of New Brunswick before landing in Charlo, N.B., at 1:30 p.m. AT.
They’ll end the day heading west over Quebec before landing in Saguenay, Que., at approximately 3:30 p.m. AT.
The team conducted a flyover of Fredericton on Sunday.
On April 18 and 19, 22 people were killed by a gunman in and around the area of Portapique, N.S.
Nova Scotia also suffered a recent tragedy when, on April 29, reports emerged that a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter deployed aboard the HMCS Fredericton had crashed off the coast of Greece.
Six members of the Canadian Armed Forces were on board the helicopter when it crashed.