RNC Officers “Tour the Rock” for MADD Canada


Members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary are cycling across the island portion of Newfoundland and Labrador in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada.

According to Statistics Canada, nearly three Canadians are killed daily in alcohol and/or drug related motor vehicle collisions on Canadian roads. The RNC works closely with community members and stakeholders every day to enhance road safety and educate the public on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Eight RNC officers left Port Aux Basques on a 10-day journey across the island by bicycle to help raise both funds and awareness for the extraordinary efforts of MADD Canada. The team will arrive in St. John’s on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Please see the schedule below for the Tour the Rock team’s journey:

  • Thursday, September 13 – Stephenville: 50/50 draw and selling of merchandise from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Corner of Boland Drive and Main Street)

  • Friday, September 14 – Corner Brook: Car Wash and selling of merchandise in the Canadian Tire parking lot from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (4 Murphy’s Square)

  • Saturday, September 15 – Deer Lake: Car Wash, BBQ and selling of merchandise at the Irving Big Stop from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (62 Trans-Canada Highway)

  • Sunday, September 16 – Springdale: Carwash, BBQ, and selling of merchandise at the Irving from 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm (13 Little Bay Road)

  • Monday, September 17 – Grand Falls-Windsor: Carwash and selling of merchandise at North Atlantic from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Corner of Victoria Street and Main Street)

  • Tuesday, September 18 – Gander: Parade led by Gander Fire Rescue, Carwash , BBQ, and selling of merchandise at the Fire Station from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Corner of Raynham Ave & Cooper Blvd)

  • Thursday, September 20 – Whitbourne: Carwash and selling of merchandise at Circle K Irving from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (679 Trans-Canada Highway)

  • Friday, September 21 – St. John’s: Small return parade to begin at 3:00 pm at corner of Hamilton Avenue and Lemarchant Road. Closing remarks by Police Chief and MADD Canada President at RNC Provincial HQ to follow parade and cheque presentation.


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