English & French
Remembrance, Conflict in Afghanistan, Peacekeeping
Captain (Retd) Pierre Bernard is a veteran of peacekeeping missions in Cyprus (UNFICYP) and Bosnia-Herzegovina (UNPROFOR) as well a veteran of the war in Afghanistan completing a tour there in 2008-2009. Capt (ret) Bernard enjoys speaking with students and other groups about his experiences overseas. He uses Powerpoint to show pictures and can make his presentation in either of Canada's official languages. His presentation usually take about 1 hour and he always take the time to answer questions.
His overall message: We are very fortunate as Canadians for the peace and security we enjoy and our high standard of living. Some have made the ultimate sacrifice for all of us to enjoy it.