Major Nicholas arriving at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, July 1, 2015

Major Nicholas marked his 70th birthday by doing a fundraising walk in support of a new generation of veterans.

Major Nicholas marked his 70th birthday by doing a fundraising walk in support of a new generation of veterans.

Canadian Army Major Hilaire Nicholas from Ottawa and Boots4pups

Canadian Army Major Hilaire Nicholas from Ottawa and Boots4pups

Major Nicholas' walk along the 350 km Rideau Trail, from Kingston to Ottawa, took 10 days, and culminated at the Canadian Aviation Museum on Canada Day 2015. As part of the events being held at the Museum, an estimated 10,000 people were on hand to witness Major Nicholas complete his walk.

Major Nicholas’ walk along the 350 km Rideau Trail, from Kingston to Ottawa, took 10 days, and culminated at the Canadian Aviation Museum on Canada Day 2015. As part of the events being held at the Museum, an estimated 10,000 people were on hand to witness Major Nicholas complete his walk.