Kamloops BC

Saturday September 24 2022

10:00am to 1:00pm

Registration at 9:00am

McArthur Island Park

1525 – 1580 Island Pky

By the Disc/Frisbee Golf Course

Kamloops Route Map

Click on route map for downloadable PDF


Gordon Sands and Sandie

Gordon Sands and Sandie

Gordon Sands was born and raised in Victoria B.C. and joined the Naval Reserves in 1973. In 1974 he joined the Canadian Armed Forces serving with 1 Battalion PPCLI until 1980. Gordon’s military career was followed by 26 years with the Calgary Police Service, retiring as a Staff Sergeant. The highlights of his career include youth work, helping to start a Peer Support Team (CISM) program, and working with his wife to help start a spousal support program. He was a founding member of the Police Ceremonial Unit, received a Deputy Chief’s Commendation and 15 Senior Officer’s compliments. Gordon has served on the Board of Directors of the Naval Museum of Alberta Society, volunteered in multiple leadership roles with Scouting for over twenty years and was a member of the Devon Youth Justice committee. Gordon served as Executive Director for Leduc Victim Services and worked with RCMP members to provide CISM support. He serves as a RCMP Volunteer Coordinator and attends community events with his Service Dog “Sandie” to raise awareness of PTSD and the need for support. An active member of his church, Gordon has been married for over 42 years and cherishes his wife as his best friend and eternal companion.

Gordon Sands
Awarded the
Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Gord Sands Queens Jubilee

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  • Come and join us for our fifth annual Canadian Walk For Veterans at Kamloops, BC!

    Date & Location

    Sunday September 25 2022

    10:00am to 1:00pm

    Registration at 9:30am

    Memorial Park White Rock

    15300 Block Marine Drive

    At the entrance of the White Rock Pier

  • Price: $ 25.00 CAD
    Admission and a commemorative coin
  • Price: $ 80.00 CAD
  • Price: $ 10.00 CAD
    This is for serving cadets.
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