Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014
Cadet's Activities Curtailed
Ottawa shootings affect forces across the country
Submitted by Major Doug Kierstead, National Vice Chief Defence Staff/Twitter photo
he supervision and safety of Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers, and an awareness of an activity's surroundings, remain as important as ever. The safety and welfare of Cadets, Junior Canadian Rangers and their leaders remains our highest priority.
In light of recent events, direction has been issued by Chief Reserves and Cadets to temporarily cease Cadet and Junior Canadian Ranger activities nationwide as a precautionary measure. While there is no indication that Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers are at risk themselves, we are taking these precautions to ensure the safety of the youth entrusted in our care.
We will continue to monitor this situation and the Chief Reserves and Cadets. The safety and welfare of Cadets, Junior Canadian Rangers and their leaders remains our greatest concern and top priority.
Chief Reserves and
Cadets has directed that authorized activities for Cadets and Junior
Canadian Rangers may resume on Monday, October 27, subject to
consideration and evaluation of local circumstances by the chain of
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