United Heroes League, NHLPA announce All-Star Hero campaign

December 12, 2018 at 2:09 pm

TORONTO/ HASTINGS, Minn. – Who’s your All-Star Hero? The United Heroes League (UHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) through the players’ NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund have announced the launch of the All-Star Hero campaign to recognize military personnel and their families for their services. Until Dec. 16, the public is being asked to nominate their military hero through Open to all branches of service, submitted nominations will capture some basicRead More

The 4 Wing Brass and Reed Band will perform a free show open to the public on Sunday December 16, 2018, at Cold Lake High School.
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Wing band performing free Christmas concert

December 11, 2018 at 11:43 am

CHRISTOPHER KING The 4 Wing Brass and Reed Band is tuning up for their annual Christmas concert. On Sunday December 16, 2018, at Cold Lake High School, the band will perform a free show open to the public. Corporal (Cpl.) Amanda Carter, assistant bandmaster, said the group meets weekly on Thursdays to prepare for regular shows or upcoming gigs. “We do a few shows every year,” Cpl. Carter said. “One of our big ones isRead More

Volunteers in the restoration shop at the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario, work on the restoration of aircraft in the museum’s collection. 
Catherine Stutte

National Air Force Museum of Canada’s “senior squadron” a national treasure

December 11, 2018 at 11:37 am

By Vic Schukov Kevin Windsor has more than 20 years of experience as a curator in several museums across Ontario, but his latest posting is very special. He is the executive director of the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario, and interacts daily with a special crew. “We have more than 120 volunteers, with more than 75 percent retired military,” he says. “Our oldest is 96. They do everything from greeting visitors,Read More

CCMS Cold Lake

December 11, 2018 at 10:19 am

Lise Rioux-Joudrey, Agent Supervisor, Conflict and Complaint Management Services, 4 Wing Cold Lake Conflict goes by many terms – dispute, quarrel, squabble, disagreement, misunderstandings or even difference of opinion, and is inherent in both your personal life and in the workplace. Is conflict unhealthy? Is there such thing as a healthy conflict? Well the answer is no, and yes; not all conflict is negative and unhealthy, and yes there is such thing as healthy conflict.Read More

There’s nothing better than a candy cane and a personal chat with Santa! Children from all over Cold Lake got the chance to have their picture taken with Santa during Storytime with Santa.
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Storytime with Santa

December 11, 2018 at 10:16 am

Joy Smith Santa took a little time out of his busy schedule to visit with families who took part in the Military Family Resource Centre Society’s (MFRC) Storytime with Santa last Friday. Approximately 600 people attended the event. There were so many activities this year that some of the fun had to take place in the CANEX building. Participants at the CANEX played games, dropped off their letters to Santa, courtesy of the base PostRead More

Capt Lisa Sterby (left) presented a Quilt of Valour as a retirement gift to Corporal (ret) Michael Desrosiers, who retired from the Canadian Armed Forces on November 19, 2018.

Thank you for your service!

December 4, 2018 at 9:58 am