Snowbirds Signal the Start of School at Captain Michael VandenBos PS

Posted On Wednesday August 28, 2019

Approximately 700 staff, students, and community members will gather at Captain Michael VandenBos Public School to witness the annual Snowbirds Flypast on September 3rd.

Each year since the school’s inception, the Canadian Snowbird Team has performed this flypast to honour the memory of Captain Michael VandenBos, a former Snowbird, Whitby resident, and the school’s namesake.

The special event will be attended by many dignitaries and staff from the Durham District School Board, the Town of Whitby, the 2nd VandenBos Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, as well as members of Captain VandenBos’s family and close friends.

Come out to watch Canada’s Snowbirds Annual Flypast

and celebrate the first day of school


Event:                   Canada’s Snowbirds Flypast Captain Michael VandenBos PS                         

Date:                     September 3, 2019                          

Time:                    12:15 pm – 12:30 pm                    

Location:             Captain Michael VandenBos PS, 3121 Country Lane, Whitby, ON, L1P 1N3             

Audience:           Approximately 700 students, staff, and community members                     

Media Time: 
11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Arrangements can be made in advance or on-site for interviews and/or photo opportunities.