Fonds 77/496 - Normand Rouleau fonds

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Normand Rouleau fonds

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CA ON00093 77/496

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  • 1975-1977 (Creation)

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60 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Normand Rouleau was Executive Assistant to the Coordinator of the Olympic Security Committee from 1975 to 1976. Born on 6 January 1940 in La Sarre, Québec, Normand Rouleau enrolled in the Canadian Army (Regular) in September 1960. He was promoted to the rank of Second-Lieutenant in August 1960, Lieutenant in September 1963, Captain in September 1967, Major in May 1972 and Lieutenant-Colonel in May 1980. On 5 January 1975, he was appointed Executive Assistant to the Coordinator of the Olympic Security Committee (Le Comité Organisateur des Jeux olympiques), a position he held until August 1976. As such, he supervised the subcommittee on vital points and provided liaison with Ontario security agencies. He was responsible for the support personnel of four police forces and the Olympic Security budget. Finally, he prepared conferences and correspondance for the Coordinator of the Comité Principal de Sécurité Publique des Jeux olympiques. Normand Rouleau retired from the Canadian Forces on 16 September 1988.

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Fonds consists of files used by Normand Rouleau when he was Executive Assistant to the Coordinator of the Olympic Security Committee from 1975 to 1976. These include detailed papers pertaining to security measures undertaken during the Montreal Olympic Games. Mostly, they consist of documents from the offices of COJO (Comité organisateur des Jeux olympiques) and Comité Principal de Sécurité Publique.

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The fonds was received from Captain Melnyk of COJO (Comité organisateur des Jeux olympiques) on 30 June 1977.


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  • English
  • French

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Most files are unclassified.

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Copies of the finding aid are located in the first file of the fonds and in the Reading Room at the Directorate of History and Heritage. Electronic copies are also available.

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Associated materials may be found at the National Archives of Canada.
Related records may be found in the Document Collection under the subject headings "Jeux olympiques, Montréal, 1976" and "Olympic Games - 1976". File 77/498 titled "Journal des évènements" constitutes a part of this fonds and was catalogued separately in 1977 on cards. Also, see War Diaries held at the Directorate of History and Heritage (most are classified).

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Further accruals are not expected.

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This is a bilingual fonds.

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