The 22nd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade was held in Toronto on March 15, 2009 at noon. (http://www.topatrick.com/hpme.html)
As the largest St Patrick's Day Parade in North America, an estimated 100,000 audience members attended this year. This is the 3rd year that the Tian Guo Marching Band was invited to attend. The band was the only entry from the Chinese community and had the most members.
Spectators greeted the band enthusiastically and the parade organization chair commended the Tian Guo Band on their excellent performance.