Const. Isaac Perreault Labbe sets off on the Tour de North Friday to help raise funds for children with cancer. Bill Phillips photo

Tour de North Cops for Cancer team kicks off 850-kilometre journey

Team to travel from Prince George to Vanderhoof Friday, Sept. 14

Buoyed by the strong community support they just received in Williams Lake, local members of the Cops for Cancer Tour de North team set off on their journey Friday.

The team, which includes Dave Dickson, Const. Joel Kooger and his wife, Alison Kooger, Const. Taylor Callens and Const. Isaac Perreault Labbe, were given high fives from students as they left Prince George Friday morning.

Weather for the start of the journey was unseasonably cold, however, team members said they were hoping for warmer weather in the days to come.

On Wednesday the community raised more than $30,000 during the annual Cops for Cancer Jail n’ Bail fundraiser.

Read More: Jail n’ Bail raises thousands for Cops for Cancer


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Dave Dickson has been a member of the Tour de North team since 2011. Dickson, along with Const. Joel Kooger and his wife, Alison Kooger, Const. Taylor Callens and Const. Isaac Perreault Labbe, embarked on the 850-kilometre bike ride Friday. Bill Phillips photo

Cops for Cancer 2018 Tour de North set off from Prince George Friday morning destined for Vanderhoof. Photo submitted

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