News & Events from Kitchener-Waterloo Movers

September 19, 2011

Tour de Force – Day 7 (Finish)

By: Heather @ 6:28 pm

Day 7

Ste Anne de Bellevue to the Montreal Garrison
Stop at the Old port for lunch and visited the HMCS Montreal ship
Closing ceremony at the Montreal Garrison, welcomed by a gun salute and pipers.

48km for the day

September 18, 2011

Tour de Force – Day 6

By: Heather @ 6:26 pm

Day 6

Cornwall, ON to Ste Anne de Bellevue, Qc

97Km for the day
Tour de Force - day 6

September 17, 2011

Tour de Force – Day 5

By: Heather @ 6:25 pm

Day 5

Brockville to Cornwall
Hosted by the Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry Highlanders Regiment (Cornwall Armoury) for dinner and tour.

107km for the day
Tour de Force - day 5

September 16, 2011

Tour de Force – Day 4

By: Heather @ 6:23 pm

Day 4
From Kingston to Brockville.

Dinner: Brockville Rifles Regiment officers Mess

Evening event: Tour of the Armouries and Regimental Museum and training exercise with the Brockville Rifles Regiment (at the Brockville Armoury)

82km for the day

September 15, 2011

Tour de Force – Day 3

By: Heather @ 6:37 pm

Day 3

Rednersville to Kingston (Norm, a 91 year old WW2 veteran rode with us for 10km out of Rednersville)

Dinner at the MHSC Cataraqui Naval Officers Mess

RHIB (Rigid-hull inflatable boat) rides after dinner

110km for the day

September 14, 2011

Tour de Force – days 1 and 2

By: Heather @ 6:19 pm

Day 1.

Started off at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto.
Rode 30 km with a Toronto Police escort through downtown Toronto.
Finished off at Port of Newcastle.

89km for the day.

Dinner at the Col RS McLaughlin Armoury in Oshawa – The Ontario Regiment Officers’ Mess

Day 2.

Visit with the Sky Hawks
Floor hockey game (Tour de Force riders & several Belleville Bulls players)
Ended at CFB Trenton.

98 – 130km – depending on the group

September 12, 2011

Tour de Force kicks off!

By: Heather @ 8:11 pm

Westmount's Tour de Force team sets out from the Air Canada CentreThis year’s Tour de Force started on September 12th from the Air Canada Centre.

Westmount Moving’s Joe Gagnon, Jennifer McNaughton Laura Johnson and J.P. Richard are all set to start the weeklong bike ride from Toronto to Montreal.


Money raised during the Tour de Force are donated to families of fallen Canadian forces personnel to assist with educational costs as well as summer camps.

Best of luck to our riders – we are very proud of you!