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This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

November 7, 2017 at 2:02 pm

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, November 8: Hyena Road (2015) – Three men’s lives intersect during Canada’s involvement in Afghanistan, showing that morality in modern warfare is not always black and white. Rated R. Friday, November 10: The Wall (2017) – “Two American Soldiers in post-war Iraq are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them.” – IMdB. Rated R. Dimanche le 12 novembre 2017, midi : Cars 3 (2017) Flash McQueen seRead More

Watch the Last Post at the Menin Gate live November 8

November 7, 2017 at 1:59 pm

Defence Team Messages Every night at 8:00 pm, volunteers from the community of Ypres, Belgium, gather at the Menin Gate to honour the memory of soldiers who died to ensure their freedom. The Last Post ceremony has happened every night since 1928 at the gate with the exception of four years during the German occupation of Ypres when the ceremony was held in the UK. On November 8 at noon MST Canada will participate inRead More

Col Doyle and CWO Falardeau visit with Construction Engineering personnel at Air Task Force Romania facilities, Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Constanta, Romania, on October 31. 
Photo: Sgt Daren Kraus

Wing Commander visits personnel in Romania

November 7, 2017 at 1:56 pm

The Courier 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and 409 Squadron Chief Warrant Officer Gary Falardeau flew to Romania last week to visit personnel serving on Air Task Force-Romania (ATF-R). Their itinerary took them to Mihail Kogalcineanu airport, home of Romanian Air Force’s 57th Airbase where the Canadian camp for ATF-R is established. They also visited the 86th Air Base near Borcea, and met with officials in Bucharest. Col Doyle and CWO Falardeau met withRead More

Workers have dug down to the pipes to find the source of the fuel leak at CANEX gas station.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Contractor digging for answers at the CANEX gas station

November 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Jeff Gaye A contractor is working to investigate a fuel leak discovered earlier this year at the CANEX gas station. The gas station has been closed since January following the discovery that fuel had escaped from the gas lines. The contractor has dug down to the underground lines to gather information that will show where the failure happened. “This work is expected to take a couple of weeks only, after which we will be workingRead More

Photo: OS Justin Spinello, 4 Wing Imaging

Be ready for winter

November 7, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Wing chief’s message / Message de l’adjudant-chef de l’escadre CWO Rémi Nault, MMM, CD Since my arrival in Cold Lake on September 2nd, my duties have kept me away more often than in Cold Lake. November brings many changes, and one of them being that you will see me engaging more actively within the 4 Wing community. November also brings additional changes, and one that we cannot escape is the change of weather and shorterRead More

Legion Branch 211 colour party at last year’s ceremony. 
Photo: Cpl Sophie Renaud, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake will gather on Saturday to remember Canada’s war dead

November 7, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing will join forces with Cold Lake Branch 211 of the Royal Canadian Legion to present the annual Remembrance Day service in Cold Lake on Saturday. The service will begin at 10:30 am at the Energy Centre arena. 4 Wing members will form the parade contingent, with Legion members and cadets also on parade. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. “It’s important for Canadians to assemble together on November 11Read More