Joliette QC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Regimental funeral held Saturday for Quebec RCMP officer killed in collision with tractor - Globalnews.caFriday, June 2, 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 2, 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 4, 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 9, 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...
Family calls for action against bullying in wake of Longueuil teen's death - CBC.caThursday, April 12, 2018
Proulx declined to comment on the specifics of the case.Simon Dufour (left) is seen here as a young boy with his father Martin Dufour.(Submitted by Martin Dufour)The Quebec Association for Suicide Prevention called for caution before associating bullying too quickly with suicide, since there is often not just one cause, but a combination of factors behind such deaths.But Simon's family said he was tormented by bullying. Longueuil police confirmed its investigation into his death has expanded to include the high school he attended. Investigators met with school staff earlier this week.The Criminal Code includes articles for cases of verbal abuse, such as harassment.Where to get helpKids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (phone), live chat counselling at www.kidshelpphone.caCanadian Association for Suicide Prevention: Find a 24-hour crisis centreFor parents of children who are the targets of bullying, the Mental Health Commisssion of Canada offers advice here.If you're worried someone you know may be at risk of suicide, you should talk to them, says the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention. Here are some warning signs: Suicidal thoughts.Substance abuse.Purposelessness.Anxiety.Feeling trapped.Hopelessness and helplessness.Withdrawal.Anger.Recklessness.Mood changes.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Cornwall and Area Death Notices - Cornwall Seaway NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
Faith Marie Mill, in December 1954. Returning to Canada from Europe in 1954 he served in the Overseas Ferry Unit, flying small single-engined fighters across the Atlantic to Europe from Longeueil, Quebec. Postings through the late 50s and early 60s saw him training the RCAF’s (and NATO’s) growing cadre of pilots in Portage la Prairie, Saskatoon and Gimli. His experience with accident investigation within the Flight Safety Directorate in Ottawa from 1965-68 helped initiate safety procedures that dramatically brought down the accident rate amongst new jet pilots. After a year’s study in Staff College in Kingston and operational training in Chatham and Cold Lake, Bruce Burgess returned to Europe, commanding 441 and 439 reconnaissance squadrons flying CF-104s in Germany and studying with the Royal Air Force Warfare College at RAF Manby in 1972. Returning to the Air Requirements Directorate in Ottawa from 1973-77, he helped shepherd the acquisition of the next generation of CF-18 (hornet) fighter aircraft. Highlights of his later career include Base Commander at CFB Comox (1977-80), Defense Attache in London (1980-82), Chief of Staff Air Force Operations, Winnipeg (1982-84) and Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations at Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs (1984-87). He was awarded the Order of Military Merit in 1984, supplementing his earlier Special Service Medal (NATO-OTAN) and Canadian Decoration. He retired with Faith to Lancaster, Ontario in 1987. Bruce Burgess was a citizen airman who lived life with integrity, humility, humour, a strong sense of responsibility and a profound commitment to Canada. The warmth of his personality, his dedication to duty, his courage and his charm enriched us all. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 7, 2018 at St. Andrew’s and Knox Church, 21102 Concession Road 2, S. Glengarry, Bainsville, Ontario. The family will receive visitors on Friday April 6, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 46 Oak Street, Lancaster (613-347-3629). www.munromorris.comDORAIS, Monique (Dufort) - At the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Alexandria on Monday, March 26, 2018. Monique Dorais (nee Dufort) of Alexandria; age 75 years. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Dorais. Loving mother of Denis Patenaude (Karen Boire) of Beachburg. Cherished grandmother of Roxane and Francis Patenaude, and greatgrandmother of Maïlie Issa. Dear sister of Romeo Dufort (Camille) of Quebec City, Bernard Dufort of Lachine, Que., Jean-Guy Dufort (Madeleine) of Victoriaville, Que., Jacques Dufort (Nicole) of St. Zot...
A list of terrorist incidents and attacks in Canada - National PostThursday, April 12, 2018
She is set to undergo a court-ordered mental health assessment.Jan. 29, 2017: Six men were killed and others injured after a shooting at a Quebec City mosque. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, is facing six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder using a restricted firearm. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard both called the shooting a terrorist attack.Aug. 10, 2016: Police shoot and kill terror suspect Aaron Driver in Strathroy, Ont., after he made a video that suggested he was planning to detonate a homemade bomb in a Canadian city during morning or afternoon rush hour. Driver detonated an explosive device in a taxi cab before police killed him.Oct. 22, 2014: Parliament Hill security and police shoot and kill Michael Zehaf-Bibeau after he killed Canadian soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial and then stormed the Parliament Buildings.Oct. 20, 2014: Quebec police shoot and kill Martin Couture-Rouleau after he threatens an officer with a knife. Couture-Rouleau was wanted for running down warrant officer Patrice Vincent and another soldier in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Vincent died of his injuries.
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