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The Rolling Barrage VIII – Coast to Coast Ride to Combat PTSD

The Rolling Barrage

The objective of The Rolling Barrage PTSD Foundation is to raise awareness to end the stigma that surrounds PTSD. The foundation conducts an annual cross-country motorcycle ride in support of the military and first responders.

This year is the 8th annual coast to coast ride. The goal of the ride is to raise awareness, generate support, and to combat the stigma associated with PTSD and other mental-health related issues within the military and first responder community. The ride begins July 28th in St. John’s NL and ends August 17th in Aldergrove BC. The route is scheduled to be in Ontario from August 4th to the 9th. There are overnights stops scheduled for Kingston, Barrie, Sault St. Marie, Thunder Bay, and Kenora. As well there are several stops at various memorials and points of interest along the route.

People can show support in two ways:

Accompany the ride: Members can register to join the ride for any portion of the ride or the entire cross-country trip. The experiences of the ride generate a powerful sense of connection and understanding within the military and first responder community.

Public Outreach: Along the route, the fire service’s involvement in this event generates significant attention and provides an opportunity to engage with the public. It greatly enhances the visibility of the event and emphasizes the importance of the cause. Many Services provide apparatus and uniformed members to form a salute as the ride enters town or have a presence at designated stops.

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Thank you to Jason Graham for contacting us to share this important event. If you would like to share a fire related event taking place in Ontario, contact us.