"On behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians, I am honoured to pay tribute to the police and peace officers who dedicated their lives to helping keep our communities safe and who in turn paid the ultimate price for their dedication."— The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Canadian Police and Peace Officer Memorial
"This ceremony reminds us that the work is important but can also be dangerous. To the families of the fallen officers, know that we are with you during this difficult time." — James Clancy, National President.
"As police and peace officers do in Canada every day, these fallen officers stood for us against elements that threaten the safety and security of our communities" — Canada's Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney.