Odds and Ends

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  
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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December 23, 2015

The Odd Christmas Party Wrap

❆ The Odd Christmas Party Wrap ❆ Thanks for being there! ? Squad and XMAS party volunteers Donate Now View Event Photos We sincerely thank those who were […]
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December 21, 2015

Event Photos from an Odd Xmas Party – December 1, 2015

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October 31, 2015

North Stars to partner with RCMP against drug abuse

Battlefords North Stars hockey team is starting a joint initiative with RCMP in Project First Goal to educate children against drug abuse. The project will see members […]
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January 27, 2015

End Gang Life: Myths & Realities

Doug Charlton spoke at a press conference today as Executive Director of Odd Squad and Producer of the End Gang Life: Myths and Realities video modules. […]
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