29 March 2020

TO: All 197 Squadron Cadets, Parents, Staff and SSC

A. COVID-19 13 March – 197 Squadron COVID-19

1. Taking into account the current situation, all cadet activities that require in-person contact have been suspended until at least April 30 2020,
2. The situation will be reassessed before April 30 2020, and further direction will be issued at that time,
3. This decision has been taken as the safety and welfare of all who participate in our program is always our top priority,
4. Our Senior Cadet team has been reaching out to all squadron members on a regular basis, and this will be expanded in the upcoming weeks,
5. As we are now in an extended period of restrictions, the training department will be rolling out a series of web-based training exercises. Expect to hear from them very soon,
6. No decision has been taken at this point regarding summer training courses,
7. I thank Cadets, Parents, Staff and the SSC of 197 squadron for your understanding and support during this uncertain time, and will keep you updated of developments and resumption of the program as soon as this has been finalized,
8. Updates will also be posted to the 197 squadron website and Facebook page as they become available,
9. Keep safe!
10. Any questions can be forwarded to me at CO@197aircadets.ca.

Richard Dobbs
Commanding Officer
197 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets