RCMP Change of Command Ceremony

May 24, 2023
Ottawa, Ontario

Media Advisory

On May 25th, members of the media are invited to attend a Change of Command ceremony at the Salaberry Armoury in Gatineau, QC. The ceremony will mark the symbolic handover of authority from outgoing Commissioner Brenda Lucki to incoming Commissioner Mike Duheme.

The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety will participate in the ceremony and deliver remarks.

Following the ceremony, Commissioner Duheme will hold a media availability.

Media Registration

Access to the ceremony is restricted. Media representatives must register in advance by contacting RCMP Media Relations at rcmp.hqmediarelations-dgrelationsmedias.grc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca by no later than 1:00 pm EST, May 24, 2023.


Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2023
Time: Ceremony begins at 1:45 pm EST
Location: Salaberry Armoury, 188 Alexandre-Taché Blvd., Gatineau, Quebec
Media arrival: Registered members of the media are asked to arrive at Salaberry Armoury by 1:15 p.m. EST.

Media must be accompanied by an escort at all times while at the Salaberry Armoury.

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Contact information

RCMP National Media Relations

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