Paul Harrison, former professional hockey player and a 28-year veteran of Ontario policing, specializing in drug prevention education. He is a founding member and senior mentor for D.A.R.E. Canada, training police officers worldwide in Drug Abuse Resistance Education. He is a passionate public speaker and has raised over $600,000 in support of drug prevention programs.
Paul has over 30 years experience in setting and achieving his goals from completing in the NHL to establishing and funding a drug prevention education program for youth so that they may achieve their goals. In 2002, paul was awarded Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee medal for his outstanding work with D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). He has been fine-tuning his skills and is now ready to launch the NHL Alumni Hockey Dream Draw in support of minor hockey.
At every level, hockey is a positive alternative to drugs and violence. The skills and values learned have a lasting effect on the children involved. Thus, Paul's new passion is to give every child the opportunity to play. Together with minor hockey and the NHL Alumni, he is supplying a proven method to grow and support the game we all love.