September 26, 2018

Press Release – 09-27-2018

Odd Squad Back on Track conference will tackle the tough issues of drug use ‘Back on Track’ conference set for October 19 Vancouver, B.C. – With […]
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December 9, 2017

Back on Track Conference and 20th Anniversary Gala – December 1, 2017

Thank you for attending Odd Squad Productions first annual “Back on Track” Conference and/or the 20th Anniversary Gala, held Friday, December 1, 2017. We were very […]
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November 17, 2017

Howard Blank – auctioneer extraordinaire for 20th anniversary gala

Howard is a solid partner for our team and has been in our corner from the get go. We are lucky to have him donate his […]
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November 15, 2017

Odd Squad gala headlined by Hockey Night in Canada host Scott Oake

‘Back on Track’ event celebrates society’s 20th anniversary – still with the same VPD beat cops who started the society with a hard-hitting video on the […]
February 2, 2017

CBC News : ‘Odd Squad’ cops say prevention, not more harm reduction, needed for fentanyl crisis

“I don't support elements of harm reduction that are legalizers in sheep's clothing there,” says a retired police officer who served for many years on the Downtown Eastside. He's part of the Odd Squad, a group that works on drug abuse prevention. Read the original story on CBC: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/fentanyl-overdose-vancouver-odd-squad-1.3962727
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July 8, 2016

Press Release

For Immediate Release A PRESENTATION EVENING WITH ODD SQUAD PRODUCTIONS SOCIETY AND JOHN VOLKEN ACADEMY Drug Education, Current Trends, & Protecting Kids VANCOUVER, BC –  Friday, July 8, 2016 – Odd Squad Productions Society will host an evening presentation open to community leaders as well as the general public to discuss current drug trends and public health issues affecting Vancouver. The presentation will aim to inform and educate community members on how to encourage positive decision making in today’s youth. WHEN:   Monday July 11th, 2016 5:30 PM: Pre-presentation exclusively for government officials, members of the health community, law enforcement, corporate sponsors and media. 6:30 PM: General public presentation followed by questions. WHERE:   The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver Odd Squad Productions Society is a registered charitable organization comprised of serving police officers, retired police officers, and volunteers.  For almost 20 years, Odd Squad Productions Society has been recognized as a leader in the field of drug and gang education for youth. Odd Squad ascribes to the notion that 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure' and that drug prevention programs are a more cost-effective and healthier investment for youth than treatment. This presentation provides an opportunity to educate community members on drug prevention. John Volken Academy provides effective and affordable residential addiction recovery treatment by cultivating, teaching, advancing and instilling the desire to strive to be their best. Please RSVP to info@oddsquad.com to confirm your attendance. For more information please contact: Eva Malenka - Office Manager Odd Squad Productions Society 604-408-9945 or eva@oddsquad.com John Volken Academy: www.volken.org  
June 22, 2016

Fentanyl crisis on the news

Fentanyl overdose calls plague fire crews in record-busy May Nearly 1,000 emergency calls were handled by a single fire hall last month, and officials say fentanyl […]
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June 22, 2016

VPD is asking parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of fentanyl

The Vancouver Police Department is asking parents to speak with their children about the dangers of fentanyl. Chief Constable Adam Palmer believes parents and caregivers have […]
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December 29, 2015

Blush Article about the “Odd Christmas Party”

Original article: blushvancouver.com/the-odd-christmas-party-an-evening-with-jim-byrnes/ Whether you have heard of them yet or not, Odd Squad members have been making a difference in our city’s most troubled area […]
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