The 10th Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Memorial site, Confederation Hill, St. John's.
Order of Service
1330 hrs Parade Fall In
Opening Remarks and Introduction
. Master of Ceremonies Cst. Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
. The Honourable Felix Collins, Minister of Justice and Attorney General– Representing Premier Kathy Dunderdale and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Opening Prayer - Pastor Eric Ollila, Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Newfoundland & Labrador
From the Book of Revelation - Chapter 21: 1-7
Read by Captain Owen Devereaux, Her Majesty's Penitentiary
Hymn - Mount Pearl Show Choir
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
Minute of Silence
Laying of Wreaths
Homily - Pastor Eric Ollila
The Lord's Prayer
Hymn - Mount Pearl Show Choir
Closing Remarks - Cst. Georgina Short
Closing Prayer - Pastor Eric Ollila
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
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 David Brown, CD
(By permission of Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Heale, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org