With just 7 days until the Cops for Cancer Tour de North begins, two local Mounties are winding up their fundraising effort and preparing to hit the road. Riders are encouraged to prepare by riding 1500 km and raising a minimum of $3000 prior to the ride.

Constable Roland Dixon, is a 4-year member of the Fort St John RCMP and he previously served for 12 years with the BC Sheriff Service. Roland works with the local Indigenous communities and enjoys the great outdoors. You can support Roland by donating on his support page.

Corporal Aaron Dale, is a 7-year member of the Fort St John RCMP and is currently working in the Municipal Traffic Section. You can support Aaron by donating on his support page.

Both mounties are heading to Prince George on September 14 to kick off the 800 km tour across Northern BC.  The tour kicks of on September 15 with stops in Vanderhoof, Fort St James, Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Smithers, New Hazelton, Terrace and concluding in Prince Rupert on September 21.

Another way to support the 2023 Cops for Cancer Tour de North is by visiting the Cops for Cancer 2023 Raffle which has been announced in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society.  Raffle tickets can be purchased online for $10 per ticket with a chance to win:

Prize #1 - two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in the GoldLeaf Service for two people (value at $5,000)

Prize #2 – One roundtrip flight for two guests to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination (valued at up to $2,900)

Prize #3 - Vancouver Luxury Weekend Package. Includes one night stay for two people in a Fairmont Gold Harbour View room at the Vancouver Pacific Rim, private helicopter tour for up to 5 people with Talon Helicopters, $500 shopping spree with Cadillac Fairview Pacific Centre. (valued at $2,500)

Raffle ticket sales end October 6, 2023 with the draw being made on Friday, October 6 in Vancouver, BC.

Good Luck Riders!

Information provided by Fort St. John RCMP

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