Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association

The 9th Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm, Sunday, September 25, 2011 at the Memorial site, Confederation Hill, St. John's.

Order of Service
1330 hrs Parade Fall In
1400 hrs Arrival of the Vice Regal Party
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

Opening Prayer - Reverend Ed Keeping, RCMP Chaplain

First Reading:
From the Book of Revelation - Chapter 21: 1-7 
Read by Border Services Officer, Tracy Lawrence, CBSA, NLPPOMA Treasurer

Hymn -  Mount Pearl Show Choir

Second Reading: 
Holy Gospel According to John - Chapter 14: 1-6
Read by Chief Superintendent George H. Powell (Ret'd RCMP)

Reading of the Honour Roll: Cst. Georgina Short
Police and Peace Officers who lost their lives on duty in Newfoundland and Labrador

Last Post

Minute of Silence


Laying of Wreaths  

Homily - Reverend Ed Keeping

The Lord's Prayer

Hymn - Mount Pearl Show Choir

Closing Remarks - Cst. Georgina Short

Closing Prayer - Reverend Ed Keeping

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

Departure of the Vice Regal Party

March-Off Colour Party

Dismissal of the Parade

Parade Commander Robert Escott (RNC Veterans' Association)
Parade Sgt. Major Jim Skanes (RCMP Veterans' Association)

Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band
Director of Music, Second Lieutenant Dave Brown, CD
(By permission of Lieutenant Colonel Alex Brennan, CD)

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.

This Ceremony is open to the Public and if you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]