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Youth Program Coordinator Katherine Merrell has been busy preparing for reopening.
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Youth Centre opens at 4 Wing

June 30, 2020 at 11:01 am

Cliff Kenyon Re-opening of the 4 Wing Youth Centre is causing even more excitement than usual. Due to the pandemic, so many people, including youths, have spent so much time at home and are looking forward to the opening on July 6 of the centre operated by Military Family Resource Centre Society. Youth Program Coordinator Katherine Merrell has been busy finalizing programs that comply with social distancing requirements. There are new hours of operation forRead More

Canada Day a time of thanks

June 30, 2020 at 10:52 am

From the Editor’s Desk Cliff Kenyon Perhaps Canada Day this year should be more like Thanksgiving. I don’t mean we should indulge in the excesses of a huge family meal and a big celebration, but how about quiet reflection about what we are thankful for? We have lots to be thankful for this Canada Day and that is good reason to be waving the flag. How about being thankful for leadership that has gotten usRead More

Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Lee Darling (left), Colonel (Col) Dave Moar (Middle), and CWO Remi Nault make their final signatures to officially appoint CWO Lee Darling as the new CWO of 4 Wing Cold Lake. 

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4 Wing welcomes new CWO

June 30, 2020 at 10:47 am

Cliff Kenyon 4 Wing’s Remi Nault is on his way to a new position in Ottawa and a new rank as major this week after an official change of command on Friday, June 26. Nault has been 4 Wing CWO for three years. New CWO at 4 Wing is Lee Darling, who took over the post on Friday as Nault departed following the official ceremony. CWO Darling is originally from Port au Port, NL. HeRead More

COVID-19 volunteer group celebrates success

June 23, 2020 at 3:55 pm

Cliff Kenyon The Cold Lake COVID-19 Response group is declaring mission success. With two military members and two veterans plus new friends and helpers the group has in the past three months jumped in to help out in the community during the pandemic. Truth is there was no formal mission. There were no orders given or received. It was a group of people who got together, embraced a cause, and proved they were determined toRead More

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CWO Nault ready for new adventure

June 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm

Cliff Kenyon 4 Wing CWO Remi Nault is looking forward to a bitter sweet moment later this week. That’s when he gives up his position as Chief Warrant Officer at 4 Wing Cold Lake, a post he has held for three years, to embark on a new challenge in his military career. “Part of me is sad, to be taking the chief’s ranks off,” Nault told the Courier in an interview. “But another part ofRead More

Don’t miss Beehive thrift shop sale

June 23, 2020 at 3:51 pm

Cliff Kenyon If you want to help a great cause and make some space for a newcomer to 4 Wing Cold Lake, visit the Beehive thrift store at the CANEX building. The Beehive is giving up some of its space to make room for the new Bank of Montreal satellite branch which, after renovations, is slated to open in November. The Beehive is operated entirely by volunteers and proceeds from sales go to local charities.Read More