Stop the stigma of mental health issues and disorders

Stop the stigma of mental health issues and disorders

January 28, 2020 at 3:05 pm

Lucy Belanger, M.Ed. What is stigma? Stigma is considered a mark of shame, disgrace or disapproval from others as well as directed towards oneself. Stigma is a form of discrimination that many people with mental health issues struggle with. Self-stigma occurs when an individual internalizes negative attitudes about their mental health resulting in acceptance of poor treatment by others, negative coping strategies, secrecy and withdrawal. Impact of Stigma People struggling with a mental health issuesRead More

Marriage tune-up

Marriage tune-up

January 28, 2020 at 2:58 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk During the few cold days we have experienced a couple of weeks ago some of you might have had a little bit of trouble starting your cars. Living in Cold Lake, and especially during winter time we all know how important it is to ensure our car batteries are fully charged, our winter tires are on and when it gets really cold we plug our cars so that we areRead More

Ken Squire, vice-president of the scuba club, explains operation of the new compressor to fill scuba tanks.
Photo: MCpl Jonathan Houck, 10 Field Technical Training Squadron

Cold Lake Scuba Club inaugurated its new compressor

January 28, 2020 at 2:52 pm

Maj JB Michon, Cold Lake Scuba Club President On the evening of January 15, members of the Cold Lake Scuba Club participated in a small ceremony for the unveiling of their new scuba compressor. The Cold Lake Scuba Club divers witness the first refill of a scuba tank with a brand new, state of the art Jordair cascade compressor. It is rated to refill breathing air tanks up to 3500 psi and is capable ofRead More

Capt Bonnie-Jo Clark is Zone Training Officer for Cold Lake area. 
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Cadets a top priority for CAF leaders

January 28, 2020 at 2:46 pm

Cliff Kenyon If you meet Captain Bonnie-Jo Clark you will soon learn what she’s passionate about. She won’t hide that Cadets are important to her and have been for most of her life. It’s not surprising she has made them her vocation, currently working with Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northwest) – RCSU (NW), J3 Zone Training Officer – Cold Lake Area. Her love for the military came early in life. She’s an armed forces bratRead More

CFB Edmonton wins gold at the finals of the Canada West Regionals Men's Hockey Tournament at JJ Parr Arena at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alaberta on January 24th, 2020.

Edmonton wins Regional Men’s Hockey Championship

January 28, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Cliff Kenyon Wow, what a hockey tournament. At the end, for the final game, Navy met the Army on an Air base. Josey Yearley, 4 Wing Fitness and Sports Manager, referred to the games of the 2020 Canada West Men’s Hockey Championship as fast-paced and nailbiters. It ended Friday with Edmonton on top after a hard fought week.Jerry Ingham, 4 Wing Military Sports Co-ordinator, described the final as an incredible comeback from 4-1 in theRead More

419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron Commanding Officer LCol G.M. Roesler-Yue (left) congratulates Capt Steven “Stu” Hurlbut this month as he is promoted to rank of Major.  
Photo: Capt Andrew Chen

419 Squadron promotion

January 28, 2020 at 2:33 pm