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Captain L.M. (Luc) Laverrière, CD
Captain Laverrière was born in Autrive, Quèbec, in 1966. He began his military career in Montréal in 1978, when he enrolled as a Cadet with Le Corps de Cadet du Régiment de Maisonneuve. Moving to Mississauga in 1979, he transferred to the 2824 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, where he successfully completed the Army Cadet Star Training Program.
From 1985 through 1991, Captain Laverrière served as a Civilian Instructor with 2402 (Governor General’s Horse Guards) RCACC, 2605 (Toronto Communication Regiment) RCACC, and 337 (Queen’s York Rangers), RCACC. From 1985-90, Captain Leverrière served as a music instructor at Ipperwash Summer Training Centre.
Accepting a commission in May 1994, Captain Laverrière returned to 2824 RCACC, where he held numerous positions, including Officer Commanding, Malton Company, and Corps Administration Officer. In August 1998, Captain Laverrière transferred to 2754 (Toronto Service Battalion) RCACC, serving as the Deputy Commanding Officer.
He then commanded 105 (Streetsville) RCACC, from 1999-2003, and 2736 (The Royal Regiment of Canada) RCACC, from 2003-06.
Captain Leverrière is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal and was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration (CD), in March 2005. He has been a member of the Royal Canadian Military Institute in Toronto, since 1991.
Captain Laverrière is employed with RBC Royal Bank as a National Manager, Bankruptcy & Government Programs, and has been involved in the areas of National Office operations, credit, management and service delivery in the financial industry for over 17 years. His other interests include information technology, economics, music and political science.