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Death of Active NRPS Member (Civilian) – James ‘Jamie’ Berg

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of James Berg on Thursday December 23rd, 2021, at the age of 53. Gone too soon, James was called into the arms of his … Continue reading

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Death of Past PPAN President Erville Amos

Erville Charles Amos passed away peacefully, on December 27, 2021, in his 89th year at the United Mennonite Home, Vineland, Ontario. He was the dear husband of the late Laura Pearl (2010). He is lovingly remembered by his three daughters, … Continue reading

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Death of Retired NRPS Officer – (Sgt.) Barry McDowell

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Barrie’s passing on Saturday, November 27, 2021, in his 73rd year with his angel, Szu-Ying, by his side. Predeceased by his loving parents Roy and Esther (Hettie) McDowell. Cherished father to Jason … Continue reading

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FYI – Going To USA via the Land Crossings Soon for the 72 Hour Limit?

Don’t think you can come back to Canada is as easy as providing your vaccination proof at the point of entry. All travellers, regardless of how long they were away from Canada, continue to be required to submit their mandatory … Continue reading

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Death of Retired NRPS Officer – (Cst.) Bill Gill

Bill was born on March 22, 1945 in Motherwell, Scotland and he died on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 76 years of age in St. Catharines. He immigrated to Canada in 1953. He leaves behind his children; Cynthia (Andrew), Peter … Continue reading

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Death of Retired NRPS Officer (S/Sgt) Edd Felstead

With heavy hearts we announce Edward’s passing on Friday November 19, 2021 in his 81st year. Beloved husband and best friend to Bonnie for 59 years. Cherished father to Shawn (Elana) Felstead, Penny (Jim) McClean, Kerry Felstead, and Holly (Mike) … Continue reading

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Death of PPAN Member – (Supt) Jack Braun

With his loving wife by his side, Jack died peacefully on November 18th, 2021 at the age of 91. Devoted husband to Pat for nearly 60 years. Jack is survived by his sisters; Irmy Woelk, Helen Unrau, Anne Letkeman, his … Continue reading

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2022 Police Pensioners Association of Ontario – Memorial and Meritorious Service Scholarships

The PPAO Scholarship Award program is now accepting applications.   https://www.ppao.ca/ppao-scholarship This year, there will be up to six $2000.00 scholarships and two new meritorious service scholarships (Dale Allan scholarship and Paul Bailey scholarship) both $3000 each. These scholarships will be awarded to a child, grand … Continue reading

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PPAO – Update on Out of Country Travel Insurance

With the cold weather on its way, we are attaching the update from SunLife on travel. Important information for those snowbirds. Travel Safe Police Pensioners Association of Ontario Click HERE for the update (pdf)

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Death of Retired NRPS Officer – (Cst) Harley Turner

Passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the age of 91. Predeceased by his wife Hilda (1992). Dear father of the late Harley Jr. (2014) and Ricky (Margaret). Dearest friend of Gail … Continue reading

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