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CANCDTGEN 014/20 – Update to Cancellations and Postponements for 2020

CANCDTGEN 014/20

UPDATE CCO RELATED – CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS FOR 2020 

Refs: A. CATO 14-06, Training or Recreational and Educational Trips

  1. CANFORGEN 039/20
  2. 3350-Op LASER 20-01
  3. CANCDTGEN 008/20
  4. CANCDTGEN 010/20
  5. CANCDTGEN 011/20
  6. CANCDTGEN 012/20

 

  1. In addition to direction delivered at refs D to G, a decision has been made to extend the cancellation of ALL CADET ACTIVITIES, including local training until 30 April, 2020. Prior to Thursday, 30 April, 2020, further direction will be provided, including the potential for this cancellation to be extended.
  2. Furthermore, all Cadet inbound and outbound international exchanges and training opportunities, which includes but not limited to the following: the Civil Air Patrol – Cadet Officer School (Alabama, USA), the Army Cadet National Rifle Team (Bisley, UK), the Army Cadet Maple Leaf UK Exchange, the Army Cadet Voyage through History, all International Sea Cadet and Air Cadet Exchanges and any international training or recreational and educational trips (under Ref A) through to the end of the summer period 2020 have been cancelled.
  3. Based on ongoing assessments and medical advice, a decision has been made to temporarily cease most training at CAF training and academic institutions effective immediately. As a result, Natl CJCR Sp Gp CIC Courses have been postponed until 01 July, 2020, with the exception of courses offered on the DLN and courses required for force generation for CTC summer 2020, which are planned for May/June 2020, i.e. Adventure Training Specialty Courses, Glider Pilot Instructor Courses, Tow Pilot Conversion Courses, and Range Safety Officer – Large Bore Courses.
  4. The Natl CJCR Sp Gp continues to collaborate with the Department of National Defence and CAF as well as with other federal departments in order to maintain proper situational awareness on the COVID-19 situation in Canada and globally to synchronize interdepartmental response under the lead of Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. As a result, the situation is continuously being monitored and decisions are made on a case-by-case basis.
  5. All available and updated information for the Natl CJCR Sp Gp response to COVID-19 can be found on the CCO net at:http://collaboration.cco.nat/sites/NAT/SitePages/covid19.aspx, DWAN: https://collab.cadets.gc.ca/sites/NAT/SitePages/covid19.aspx

Update from the Commanding Officer Regarding COVID-19

UPDATED 27 MARCH 2020

Cadets and Parents of 142 Mimico Squadron,

It is my sincere hope that this message finds you and your families well.

We are all living through a time of unprecedented uncertainty, and it is my wish that the cadets and other members of our squadron family can take our motto to heart; Determination. We can be determined in our commitment to social distancing and hygiene practices; we can be determined to show compassion toward others; we can be determined to be community members who reach out and offer to assist those who need support; we can be determined to stay home if we become ill; we can be determined in maintaining friendships using technology while we can’t be physically close. Cadets: How else can you show your determination in these trying times?

Upon direction from the National Cadet and Junior Rangers Support Group (Natl CJCR Sp Gp) and in order to keep members of 142 Squadron and our surrounding community safe, the following are effective immediately:

1. All training activities at 142 Mimico Squadron are canceled until at least 30 April 2020.

2. All planned March Break activities are canceled. The trip to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum trip will be rescheduled once the situation normalizes. 

3. All public fundraising activities (including Tagging) are suspended until further notice.

4. All exchanges, trips, and training opportunities requiring international travel up to the end of summer are canceled. 

Although we will not be meeting in person for quite some time… Please stay connected! Any further updates from the DND chain of command will be communicated through the cadet flight commanders as well as e-mails, the website, and our Facebook group.

Check these reputable sources for information on how to stay healthy and safe:

Government of Canada Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Public Health Agency Canada

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

How to self-monitor – Public Health Ontario

https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-self-monitor.pdf?la=en

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/

 

Sincerely,

Captain Sarah Hind-Powell

Commanding Officer

142 Mimico Squadron RCAC

Updated Standing Orders

A fully revised and updated version of the 142 Squadron Standing Orders is now available for download
 
All staff cadets are expected to read through this document and return Annex A (Confirmation) by the end of September. 
 
Parents are also encouraged to read through this document.
 
Capt Hind-Powell
 
Commanding Officer
142 Mimico Squadron RCAC