Release Date: September 20th, 2019 - 2:45pm
Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899
Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899
Location: Halton Region
The Ride to Remember is a more than 700 kilometer annual bike ride undertaken by police service members from across Canada to raise awareness for the National Police Memorial. Held on the last Sunday of September each year in Ottawa, the National Police Memorial honours peace officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
The Ride to Remember begins at the Ontario Police College in Aylmer, Ontario on Wednesday, September 25 and will end in Ottawa, Ontario on Saturday, September 28.
More than 160 cyclists from police services nationwide, including Halton Regional Police Chief Steve Tanner and Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Thomas Carrique. All will be wearing distinctive riding gear.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(Approximate scheduled time of 30 minute rest stop before final leg of the day to Toronto)
Halton Regional Police Service Headquarters
2485 North Service Road West, Oakville
Rain or shine. Photo and interview opportunities will be available with Chief Tanner, Commissioner Carrique and other ride participants.
Media are asked to RSVP their attendance with Ryan Anderson, contact information above.
For more information about Ride to Remember or to follow the ride in live time, follow @CanadianR2R on Twitter or @CanadianPoliceMemorialRidetoRemember on Facebook.