The Haunt is back

October 24, 2017 at 8:45 am

The Courier The Cold Lake Haunt is back for its fifth year. The popular haunted house will operate at Mackenzie School Arts and Culture Centre from 5:30 to 9:00 pm October 29 to 31. Organizers try to keep the event family friendly by offering a “magic lantern” to younger guests. The lantern signals to the actors to tone down the fright factor for those guests. “Still,” said LS Viola McNeil of the Cold Lake HauntRead More

The Erling family brought some tools and pitched in to clear the trail.
Photo: Submitted

“Lynx Trail” clear for use

October 24, 2017 at 8:43 am

Jeff Gaye For runners who might prefer a beaten path over a paved road, Capt Matt Setlack of AETE has some good news. Capt Setlack, along with MCpl Chris Erling and his family, have cleared the obstructions from a trail running from the Wood Hobby Shop to the gas hut near the back gate. The three-kilometre trail is mostly packed sand and dirt, which Capt Setlack says makes for a slower, but gentler, run. “IRead More

There’s a whole wide world of sports

There’s a whole wide world of sports

October 24, 2017 at 8:41 am

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye I had a great time Friday watching two of the new events for 4 Wing’s CAF Sports Day – rugby and cricket. England has given a few sports to the world. Soccer, badminton, rugby, cricket and others. It’s funny that different sports have taken root in different parts of the former British Empire. Rugby was widely played in Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but itsRead More

Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

More action from CAF Sports Day

October 24, 2017 at 8:38 am

It was a great day on Friday for indoor and outdoor sports as 4 Wing enjoyed its fifth annual CAF Sports Day. Hundreds of defence team members took part in ten different sports and activities, all in the spirit of fitness and fun.

Cricket was a big hit at 4 Wing’s annual CAF Sports Day.
Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

900 people turn out for best CAF Sports Day ever

October 24, 2017 at 8:36 am

Jeff Gaye Approximately 900 people participated in 10 sporting events last Friday, as 4 Wing celebrated its best CAF Sports Day ever. Eight of the sports were competitive events. Rugby was introduced as an instructional clinic, and yoga was a participation-based activity. “Sport is an important part of CAF culture,” said PSP Fitness and Sports Manager Josey Yearley. “It develops fitness, teamwork and leadership while boosting both mental and physical health.” Traditional sports like hockey,Read More

October 16 to 20 is Family Violence Awareness Week

October 16 to 20 is Family Violence Awareness Week

October 17, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Submitted by MFRC What is Family Violence? Family violence means an abuse of power within a relationship of family, trust or dependency, and includes many forms of abusive behaviour. Family violence has short term and long term effects. Children who witness violence in the home suffer emotional abuse as a consequence. There are Many Kinds of Abuse: Physical Abuse includes hitting, pulling, pushing, pinching, slapping, shaking, squeezing, arm-twisting, using a weapon, and threatening to assault.Read More