What We Do
The Ontario Provincial Committee is sanctioned by the National League to administer and support the Air Cadet Program across Ontario, in partnership with the network of Regional Cadet Support Units, established by the Department of National Defence. The jurisdictional area of the OPC includes all of the Province, except the Ottawa-Carlton area.
The OPC is supported by an Office staff compromised of:
Yvonne Cooper, CD, MA, MPA
Community Support Coordinator - Finance
Community Support Coordinator - Volunteer Administration
Community Support Coordinator - CAF Directed Programs
Community Support Coordinator - Fundraising and Awards
The Office is located in the City of Markham. The OPC is incorporated under the Ontario Corporations Act and has Registered Charitable Status with the Charities Division of the Canada Revenue Agency. We have a volunteer base of approximately 1,600 dedicated individuals supporting over 8,400 Cadets.
In their simplest expression, the primary operational responsibilities of the OPC are to:
(This is only a brief operational outline of the OPC’s activities. For a full description of its responsibilities, reference should be made to the Matrix of Responsibilities appended to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of National Defence and Air Cadet League of Canada, signed in November 2005; available on the National League web site).