Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association

The 6th Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 28, 2008 at the Confederation Building, St. John's.  View Pictures

Order of Service

1330 hrs Parade Fall In
1400 hrs Arrival of the Vice Regal Party & Inspection

Opening Remarks and Introduction

· Master of Ceremonies Cst. Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
· The Honourable John C. Crosbie, PC, OC, ONL. QC, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
· The Honourable Jerome P. Kennedy, QC, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Representing Premier Williams and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Opening Prayer - Father William Browne
RNC Padre

First Reading
From the Book of Revelation – Chapter 21: 1-7
Read by Robert Escott, RNCV Association, NLPPOMA Secretary

Hymn – Mount Pearl Show Choir

Second Reading
Holy Gospel According to John – Chapter 14: 1-6
Read by Correctional Officer Owen Devereaux, NLPPOMA Treasurer

Reading of the Honour Roll
Police & Peace Officers who lost their lives on duty in Newfoundland & Labrador
Read by Cst. Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President

Last Post - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Minute of Silence

Reveille - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Laying of Wreaths - Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland &
Labrador, Government Representative and Commanding Officers of the
Various Organizations that are members of the NL Police and Peace Officers’

Homily - Father William Browne

Hymn - Mount Pearl Show Choir

Closing Remarks - Cst. Georgina G. Short

Closing Prayer - Father William Browne

March-Past - The parade will march past the
reviewing stand, which is located in front of the Memorial.

God Save the Queen - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Ode to Newfoundland - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

O Canada - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

3:00 pm Departure of the Vice Regal Party
Aide-de-Camp Inspector escorts His Honour back to his limousine for departure.

March-Off Colour Party

Dismissal of the Parade

Parade Commander C/Supt George H. Powell (Retired RCMP)
Parade Sgt. Major Robert Escott (Retired RNC)

Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band
Director of Music, Capt. John P. Powell, CD
(By permission of Lieut. Col. John MacDonald, CD)

Mount Pearl Show Choir
Musical Director, R. Carl Goulding

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band provides support for Military and Official Government functions throughout the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Band has also represented Canada at official ceremonies in Europe, including Vimy Ridge and Beaumont Hamel in France in 1997, and Mons in Belgium in 1998 where they recreated the Canadian Victory Parade through Mons on 11 November 1918.

The Mount Pearl Show Choir
R. Carl Goulding, Musical Director of The Mount Pearl Show Choir, has an award winning musical curriculum, evolved from his teaching methods, dedications and vision. In 2002 Mr. Goulding accepted from Prime Minister Chrétien, the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.

The singers and dancers of The Mount Pearl Show Choir have performed in New York, the Bahamas, Florida, Virginia and Pennsylvania. They entertained at Walt Disney World (1995, 1999, 2002), Universal Studios (1995, 1999, 2002), Busch Gardens (2002), Sea World (2002) and completed provincial performance tours during Soiree’ 99 Celebrations and the Viking 1000 Tour. Their performances have been televised on CBC, ABC, NBC, CNN and LIFE. Also, they provided entertainment for the Summer Games (1988, 2000) and Expo 86, Vancouver. The Mount Pearl Show Choir traveled to Japan in July 2005.