DISCLAIMER

Canada Beyond The Blue, along with any of its chapters, does not provide legal or medical advice. The content of its websites is for general and educational information only and is not intended to be a substitute for, or component of, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Use of any information provided on this website is solely at your own risk.


Canada Beyond The Blue, along with any of its chapters, is not responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, however caused, arising out of your use of the website including any damages you may suffer if you transmit confidential or sensitive information to us or if we communicate such information to you at your request over the Internet. Links to other web sites from this website are for convenience only. No endorsement of any third-party products, services or information is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to the website.

 

Information found on Canada Beyond The Blue, along with any of its chapter’s websites is believed to be accurate and reliable but we cannot guarantee it is accurate or complete or current at all times. Information supplied on the blog site is for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical or legal advice and should not be relied upon in that regard.

Blog

September 2, 2019

A Code 900 in the career of your officer will change the very fabric of their being, your being and the shape and trajectory of your lives as a couple and family. From a spouse’s perspective it forces you to see the reality that can be policing today and makes you confront the impermanence of life and the vulnerability that exists underneath the uniform. Two within six months of each other will test the very material you are constructed from. Sadly, that became our reality in 2013. My husband had on...

June 25, 2018

 
According to Officer.com, “[a] critical incident can be defined as any event that has a stressful impact sufficient enough to overwhelm the usually effective coping skills of an individual.” These can range from a call involving a young child to an officer-involved shooting. Either way they can have a huge effect on our officers and, in turn, us and our families.
Unfortunately, in our house we have experienced two critical incidents that forever changed the way our lives worked and how both my hus...

November 28, 2017

Christmas time is my absolute favorite time of year. The lights, the music, the tree, and family, family, family. Before becoming a police spouse I never had to worry about what Christmas would look like, every year looked the same as the last. Now, I definitely cannot say the same thing. Some years we are lucky, and my husband doesn’t work at all the 24th or 25th of December, other years we barely see him and must carve out time in between shifts and sleeping.

I know the question has been raised bef...

October 26, 2017


I would hazard a guess that most police spouses can relate to the sarcasm that becomes a safety net in daily communication, at the very least it certainly is in our house. That, of course, can come with its own set of challenges; the biggest one being that children have a hard time deciphering sarcasm and if the sarcastic parent isn’t careful with what they say it can lead to miscommunication and tears (on the child’s part). I came across this article by Victoria Newman and immediately felt like sh...

Please reload

RSS Feed
Recent Posts

June 7, 2019

March 10, 2016

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload