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The Garrison Comunity Council - Building closer connections between
Canadians and members of our Military Community.

A Garrison Community Council is a grass roots, citizen based initiative bringing together
members of the community from business, government, education, service clubs, associations
and other interested individuals to build a greater understanding of the Canadian Forces
through engagement and participation with the local military community.

Show You Care - Get Involved!


Niagara Vimy Memorial Project

GCC Niagara, in support of The Lincoln & Welland Regiment Foundation, is committed to the restoration of the Vimy Gun as a permanent reminder of, and monument to the bravery, and sacrifice of those who served Canada during the ‘Great War’. Click here for details.

GCC London's Honouring Veterans Initiative

The GCC’s Honouring Veterans initiative of the Garrison Community Council (London and Region) acknowledges the service of individual Canadian Forces (CF) and RCMP veterans. As well the initiative celebrates our rich military heritage, both past and present, while continuing our traditions of Remembrance. To find out more, please click here.


Breakout Educational Network and the University of Alberta’s Civil
Military Leadership Pilot Initiative Launched For Canadian Forces


The 4 year pilot program at the Unniversity of Alberta is intended to test the concept for a national program focusing on leadership, citizenship and nation-building. Click here for details.
For more articles on this pilot program click here.


For information on how to launch a GCC in your local area, or for a presentation to your community group or association, please contact:

    Project Coordinator: Elena Vincent
    Breakout Educational Network
    info@breakout-ed.net

 Where To Next
Congratulations to Regina for organizing Canada’s 3rd Garrison Community Council;

And to Montreal for organizing Le Conseil des Amis(es) de la Garnison;

Joining London and Area & the Region of Niagara

As a result of interest received by individuals or groups, Breakout has been holding discussions in the following communities:
      - Sydney, Halifax & Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
      - Quebec City, PQ
      - Windsor, Brantford, Guelph, Barrie, Hamilton & Kingston, Ontario
      - Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba
      - Saskatoon & Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
      - Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Edmonton & Calgary, Alberta