Joliette QC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Mourners gather in Quebec for funeral of RCMP constable killed in collision - CBC.caSaturday, March 02, 2019
Canada."The RCMP, we have a very big 'esprit de corps,' and its very important for us to see other police forces coming shoulder to shoulder with us," Gasse said.A native of Joliette, Que., Dubuc began his career with the Codiac Detachment in New Brunswick in November 2009.RCMP Const. Richer Dubuc was killed in the line of duty in southwestern Quebec on March 6. (RCMP/Canadian Press)He joined the Integrated Border Enforcement Team based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., in January.Prior to becoming a member of the RCMP, Dubuc was a paramedic and served as an emergency medical technician with the tactical and emergency response units in the province.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Regimental funeral held Saturday for Quebec RCMP officer killed in collision with tractor - Globalnews.caFriday, June 02, 2017
Richer Dubuc, 42, died on March 6 in Lacolle, near the U.S.-Canada border.READ MORE: RCMP officer dies in collision near Quebec-New York state borderA native of the region of Joliette, Dubuc counted seven years of service with the RCMP, joining the New Brunswick Codiac Detachment in November 2009 after his graduation from the academy.Last January, he joined the Integrated Border Enforcement Team based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.Hundreds of RCMP members in uniform, as well as police officers from other agencies, and first responders marched in a procession ahead of the funeral.Several roads were closed to ensure the safety of the marchers and members of the attending public.The funeral procession has finished after approximately 3 km. The funeral service will now take place @Global_Montrealpic.twitter.com/gJxIzPtge1Story continues below— Matt Grillo (@MGrilloGlobal) March 18, 2017The ceremony began at 3 p.m. at the Garrison Military Base located at 25 Grand-Bernier Rd. S.The father of four is being remembered by his colleagues as a “gentle giant.”“He will be remembered as always having a smile on his face, but also the type of person who always stood up for others and was there to lend a hand either at work or in his personal life,” New Brunswick RCMP Supt. Paul Beauchesne said in a statement.Th...
Mourners gather in Quebec for funeral of RCMP constable killed in collision - Canora CourierFriday, June 02, 2017
Uniformed police officers as well as emergency first responders are also joining the procession, which is led by a black hearse.A native of Joliette, Que., Dubuc began his career with the Codiac Detachment in New Brunswick in November 2009.He joined the Integrated Border Enforcement Team based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., in January.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Mourners gather for funeral of Quebec RCMP constable killed in collision - CTV NewsTuesday, April 04, 2017
"The RCMP, we have a very big 'esprit de corps,' and its very important for us to see other police forces coming shoulder to shoulder with us," Gasse said.
A native of Joliette, Que., Dubuc began his career with the Codiac Detachment in New Brunswick in November 2009.
He joined the Integrated Border Enforcement Team based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., in January.
The collision occurred on Highway 202 near Roxham Road, an area frequently used by migrants crossing into Canada on foot from the United States.
Prior to becoming a member of the RCMP, Dubuc was a paramedic and served as an emergency medical technician with the tactical and emergency response units in the province.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
RCMP officer who died after collision near US border was father of 4 - CBC.caThursday, March 09, 2017
Mounties said in a statement. "We offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of Richer."The native of Joliette, Que., had been an RCMP officer for the past seven years, most recently working as a member of the border enforcement unit based in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. He joined that unit in January 2017.Dubuc is shown checking the passports of a group of refugee claimants from Eritrea. They were arrested after crossing the border from New York into Canada last month. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press)?Supt. Paul Beauchesne, the officer who oversees the Codiac detachment where Dubuc began working upon graduating from the RCMP training academy, said his former colleague had achieved a lifelong ambition."Richer was known as a man of 'large stature' with a personality that matched," Beauchesne said in a statement."His co-workers called him 'the gentle giant' because he was very tall and always in good spirits."The collision occurred around 6:20 p.m. ET on Route 202 westbound, about 10 kilometres from the border, according to provincial police Sgt. Claude Denis.'Terrible tragedy,' Goodale saysDubuc was taken to hospital in critical condition. His death was confirmed Tuesday morning.The tractor driver was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.The officer was driving a marked car. The type of call he was responding to is unclear.The collision involving Dubuc occurred on Route 202 in Saint-Be...
James Shea remembered as 'fervent advocate' for education, language rights - Montreal GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
A fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism.'
James Shea of Aylmer, an educator and minority language rights advocate, died on Saturday. He was 76.Chairman of the Western Quebec School Board and retired superintendent of the Ottawa Catholic School Board, Shea was also the former president of the Quebec Communities Group Network (QCGN) and immediate past president of the Regional Association of West Quebecers.
In a communiqué issued Monday, current QCGN president Geoffrey Chambers described Shea as "a fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism," adding he was "serving at the helm when QCGN successfully advocated for increased support from the federal government's Official Languages strategy as well as recognition from the provincial government that f...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saturday afternoon for the funeral of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member shot to death in Mississauga earlier this month.Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious ...
Hundreds of Hells Angels expected for murdered biker’s Woodbridge funeral as police search for suspect with lengthy record - Toronto StarWednesday, March 27, 2019
Star.Hells Angels' biker Michael (Diaz) Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, who was gunned down in Mississauga on Monday. (GoFundMe)A Quebec man with Hells Angels ties is already in custody on first-degree murder charges and police have issued a Canada-wide first-degree murder warrant for another Montreal man who has a history of weapons possession, fraud and possession of false documents, and is awaiting trial for allegedly intimidating someone connected to the court system.The funeral of Deabaitua-Schulde, a father of two, is set for Saturday, March 23 at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge, according to the funeral home’s website. A GoFundMe page has also been set up in Deabaitua-Schulde’s name.“God called Michael on Monday March 11, 2019, at the age of 32,” his online obituary begins. “He will be forever missed by his loving spouse, Ashley and his children … He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends.”Article Continued BelowAs his funeral is being planned, police continue to hunt for Montreal fugitive Joseph Pallotta, 38.Deabaitua-Schulde was shot dead shortly before noon on Monday outside a gym in Mississauga at 700 Dundas St. E., near Cawthra Road.Peel Regional Police chief Chris McCord said that Deabaitua-Schulde was the victim of a targeted attack.Pallotta is considered armed and dangerous.Peel Regional Police announced...