Tuesday Funeral Service for Fallen Three

The Fallen Three will be laid to rest today.


The RCMP regimental funeral for Fallen Officers Cst. Dave Ross, Cst. Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, and Cst. Douglas James Larche will happen today at 1p at Moncton Coliseum. 

A parade of RCMP employees and law enforcement from across Canada will take place before the funeral. The parade will begin at 11:45a on Millennium Blvd and proceed on to Killam Dr. to the Moncton Coliseum. ***UPDATE: Due to the length of the procession, it will now start between 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.***

*Note* Because of overwhelming enquiries, we will be broadcasting the funeral today at 1p on XL96. CLICK HERE to listen online.

*Note* While members of the public will be able to attend the regimental funeral, seating in the Coliseum is limited. There'll be several sites where we can gather as a community in mourning. These sites include:

     - Moncton City Hall Lobby (655 Main St., Moncton) *In French
     - Capitol Theatre, 780 seats (811 Main St., Moncton) *In English
     - Dieppe Arts and Cultural Centre, 225 seats (331 Acadie Avenue, Dieppe) *In French
     - Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 500 seats (5 Fatima Dr., Riverview) *In English
     - Wesleyan Celebration Centre, 1820 seats (954 St. George Blvd, Moncton) *In English
     - Arthur-J LeBlanc Centre (432 Melanson Rd. Dieppe) *In French
     - Cineplex Dieppe (499 Paul Street, Dieppe) *In English
     - Cineplex Trinity (127 Trinity Drive, Moncton) *In English
     - Casino New Brunswick (21 Casino Drive) *In English
     - Universit√© de Moncton (Jeanne-de-Valois Building) *In French
     - Community Peace Centre (150 Queen Street, Moncton) *In English

At each location, doors will open at noon. As other sites are confirmed, they will be advertised on the City of Moncton’s social media


ROAD CLOSURES:

     - A) Access to the Coliseum parking lot will be restricted from 7a to 5p
     - B) Killam Dr. between Worthington Ave. and Ayer Ave. will be closed to all through traffic from 9a to 5p 
     - C) Russ Howard Drive will be closed to all through traffic, between the Collishaw roundabout and Millennium Blvd, from 9a to 5p
    - D) Millennium Blvd will be closed to all through traffic, between Pacific St. and Killam Dr. from 9a to 5p


CODIAC TRANSPO SERVICE CANCELLED TODAY:
To properly support the RCMP today, regular transit service is suspended for the entire day. 


Remember: Wear Red Today

The Spouses of the RCMP have created an event to show their support for the fallen Moncton RCMP officers. We can't all be in Moncton for the memorial service but we can show our support. Let's wear red on Tuesday to show that the fallen, wounded, their families, and all members of the RCMP are in our hearts. Please share this event and invite all your friends. 
#RCMP #PrayForMoncton #SeaOfRed #WearRed

INFORMATION FOR MEDIA:

     -Parking:
Media are asked to park their vehicles in the city of Moncton's parking lot across from the corner Worthington Avenue and Killam Drive.Satellite trucks may be parked on the lawn in front of the Wildcats entrance; space is limited.
     -Access to the Moncton Coliseum:
Two designated open media pens will be located in front of the Coliseum on a first come, first served basis.Admittance to the Coliseum press box will be granted as of 12:00p and cease at 12:50pMedia access will be facilitated via the Wildcats entrance on the south side of the Coliseum next to Killam Drive near the satellite truck parking.Audio feeds will be available in the press box.Media using the Coliseum press box will be required to remain in place for the duration of the funeral service.

Donations and Condolences

BLUE RIBBON CAMPAIGN:
Out of appreciation for our brave RCMP who put their lives on the line on our behalf, the Blue Ribbon Campaign raises money for the families of the fallen. Thank you for showing your support.
Thank you to volunteers who worked so hard to make thousands of Blue Ribbons available to our city. Many were purchased already, but there may still be some available at businesses around the city so keep an eye out. Click HERE for more info.

SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES ONLINE:
If you would like to donate to the Moncton Fallen RCMP Members Memorial Fund online CLICK HERE
*note* this is the only official means of online donation.

SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES VIA MOBILE:

TO DONATE TO THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN RCMP HEROES VIA MOBILE, TEXT "MONCTON" to 45678. A $20 donation will appear on your phone bill. 

SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES VIA POST:

You may send a cheque by mail to:
RCMP Foundation 
203-2460 Lancaster Road 
Ottawa, ON K1B 4S5
Cheques should be made out to The RCMP Foundation with Moncton Fallen RCMP Members Fund specified in the memo field.

SEND YOUR CONDOLENCES:
-Online: Condolences for the three members can be sent online to: condolences_condoleances@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
-Sign a Book of Condolence: The RCMP New Brunswick has books of condolence across the province including at every RCMP detachment with a visitor counter area and at City Hall.
The City Hall book will be available for you to sign from 8:30a– 4:30p, today and Wednesday.

Note: As per the City’s policy, flags will remain at half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral.


Post-Trauma Help for Families and Individuals

Coping in the Aftermath- Tonight Free Evening Session- French Version:
How do we talk to our kids about this? And what about ourselves? 
Tonight from 6:30p- 8:30p at Holiday Inn Express Magnetic Hill (2515 Mountain Road) Reyes Group Inc. will host a free French session to help us all cope in the aftermath. Call 830-4357(HELP) for more info.

Want to organize an event to show your support?

If you would like to show support to the fallen heroes, colleagues, and families - either through your workplace, community or church group, or as an individual- please submit your information to: info@moncton.ca
Download Tribute Song for the Families of the Fallen

Brian's song "Goodbye to Your Glory" is dedicated to the fallen officers of the June 5th event in Moncton, NB. Thank you to all the officers who work everyday to protect us. We deeply appreciate all the officers. 100% of profits from this song will be donated directly to the families. 
CLICK HERE to Download for $1.29



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