LCol Robert Fortin, CD (Ret'd)

    • LCol Robert Fortin, CD (Ret'd)
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    We regret to advise of the sudden death of LCol Robert Fortin (Ret'd) on 11 May 2004 in Ottawa, ON. 

    Robert Fortin started his career as a Military Engineering Officer when he graduated from Collége Militaire Royale in 1969 and was posted as Station Construction Engineering Officer at Canadian Forces Station Senneterre (1970 -1974). This tour was followed by a Squadron Commander appointment at 5e Escadron du Génie de Campagne in Valcartier. Bob then served for three years as Commanding Officer of the Recruiting Center in Montréal.

    Bob then served as Base Construction Engineering Officer (1980-1986) in Valcartier and Bagotville in succession and followed this by his appointment as the Base Technical Services Officer in Trenton (1986-1989). Bob was then posted to Ottawa where, for the next nine years, he was Project Management Team Leader responsible for delivering Major Construction Projects. Retiring from the Canadian Forces in 1998, Bob worked as Project Director for Canadian Forces Support Program Agency (1998- 2001). In 2001 he became Special Advisor for the Cadet Summer Training Infrastructure Program and the New Healthcare Facility Recapitalization Project.

    Bob's Funeral service will be held 1030 hrs Tuesday 18 May 2004 at the Ottawa Cathedral on Sussex Drive (opposite the Peacekeeping memorial and National Art Gallery). Reception in the Cathedral`s basement immediately following..{khApr2018} [zsp]