Canadian Cadet General Order (CANCDTGEN)

Amendment to CATO 13-23, Drug and Alcohol Policy


  1. CATO 13-23, Drug and Alcohol Policy
  2. CANCDTGEN 007/19 Cannabis Direction Amendment 1
  3. CANCDTGEN 013/18, Comd Natl CJCR Sp Gp Direction on Recreational Use and Possession of Cannabis within the Natl CJCR Sp Gp
  1. The Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers Group (CJCR Gp) is dedicated to the well-being and development of Canada's youth and takes the safety of cadets very seriously. The following sentence from para 17 of reference A is cancelled effective immediately: “When cadets are invited to attend or asked to support social events where alcoholic beverages will be served, staff members must ensure that non-alcoholic drinks are available for cadets.”
  2. The CJCR Gp is modifying policy to reflect that no cadet activity will occur in the presence of alcohol, drugs, or persons who are under the influence of:
    1. alcohol;
    2. illegal drugs or substances; or
    3. any legal drugs or substances that impair one’s abilities.
  3. All adults supporting the Cadet Program, including Canadian Armed Forces members, civilian instructors, and volunteers will not consume or be under the influence of alcohol or recreational drugs when supervising or in contact with cadets. This includes cadet activities sponsored or conducted by a third-party organization such as the Cadet League, affiliated units, or local sponsor organizations.
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) have been developed to assist corps/squadrons to navigate this update to the CJCR Gp policies. Questions or concerns may be addressed to your RCSU Area Officers Commanding.

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