Up to 500,000 spectators line the parade route as Mayor Rob Ford and Grand Marshal Brian Farmer
Lead the 2013 Parade in Down Town Toronto
2013 Parade Award Winners
1st Place Float
2nd Place Float
3rd Place Float
Durham Irish Association
Best Marching Party
Last Updated (Wednesday, 20 March 2013 13:41)
Brian Farmer - 2013 Grand Marshal
Brian Farmer, although often mistaken for a Tyrone man, was born in Clonmore Co Armagh to the late John & Lena Farmer,
Brian is one of three brothers, Nishy now living in the Moy Co. Tyrone, and the late Sean who passed away on the 24th of August 1975. Brian is married to Chris and has two sons (Barry &Darren) a daughter (Shauna) and 7 grand children.
Brian arrived in Canada in 1974 and worked as a salesman representing Powerscreen of Canada, Brian subsequently became President of Powerscreen of Canada, a position he holds until the present day, Brian was awarded the Powerscreen world-wide top ten dealer of the year award at the ConExpo show in Las Vegas in 2004.
Last Updated (Thursday, 16 May 2013 05:50)
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