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Is it time for your mammogram?

December 10, 2019 at 2:37 pm

Screen Test is coming to Cold Lake on Jan 7 – 14, 2020. Here are some common myths and facts about breast cancer screening: Myth #1: Breast cancer isn’t very common. In fact, 1 in 8 Alberta women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Myth #2: Women with small breasts can’t get breast cancer. Women with breasts of all shapes and sizes are at risk of developing breast cancer. Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate accordingRead More

Those in darkness have seen a great light

Those in darkness have seen a great light

December 10, 2019 at 2:32 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Andrew Whitman This will be my first winter in Cold Lake, my first winter so far north. So you veterans know, better than I, the darkness that is creeping up on us, robbing from the day to feed the night, heaving us away from the sun’s warmth and leaving it for our neighbours below the equator. The darkness will continue relentlessly its march against our land until about December 21, when theRead More

Capt Megan Jones looks forward to helping various faith groups at 4 Wing Cold Lake.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Padre enjoying move to Cold Lake, new challenges

December 10, 2019 at 2:22 pm

Cliff Kenyon Chaplains aren’t born to be chaplains or military padres. It’s a calling and sometimes a calling that can take some time to be heard. Sometimes it can be others you work with who tell you that’s what you should be doing. That’s how it worked for Capt Megan Jones, the newest chaplain joining the team at 4 Wing Cold Lake. “During my time early in the military, people would ask me why IRead More