Stay safe in the water

July 3, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Cold Lake has already had heat warnings this summer and it’s likely that this trend will continue through July and August. When the weather warms up, people want to cool off and will try to find ways to be in or around the water. In Cold Lake we are fortunate to have a great lake to enjoy outdoor water activities, and some have gone the extra step to set upRead More

These Pirouette dancers still had energy at the end of the parade.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Cold Lake shows its pride on Canada Day

July 3, 2018 at 4:08 pm

The Courier Kinosoo Beach and Cold Lake Marina were the focal points for the annual Canada Day celebrations in Cold Lake on Sunday. 4 Wing was front and centre in the morning, with the 4 Wing Band following the Royal Canadian Legion and 664 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron flag party in the parade; 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle offering greetings; and a special flypast with aircraft from 417 and 419 Squadrons. Activities continuedRead More

LGen Al Meinzinger, Commander of the RCAF
Photo: DND

We will continue to build and strengthen your Air Force

July 3, 2018 at 4:03 pm

From Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger, Commander of the RCAF Let me start by underscoring how honoured I am to have assumed the duties and responsibilities of the 20th commander of your Royal Canadian Air Force. As the son of an RCAF Chief Warrant Officer, I have spent my entire life impressed by what the RCAF has done, and continues to do, for Canada and Canadians. As your Commander, I have been grateful to have Chief WarrantRead More

Cold Lake has had a zero-degree Canada Day

Cold Lake has had a zero-degree Canada Day

July 3, 2018 at 3:57 pm

Averages & Extremes Pte Jennifer Fox Summer is finally upon us, for those who love their hot weather and thunderstorms. Canada Day just behind us and the Cold lake Air Show is coming up from July 21 and 22, so come out and enjoy the show. June has been a fairly wet month with 106.8mm of rain, higher than the average 71.3mm. Highest daily value of rain fall was 34.0mm on June 9. It hasRead More

The 4 Wing command team offered its encouragement to the marchers after their back-to-back 40-km marches.
Photo: Submitted

The Road to Nijmegen: Part 4

July 3, 2018 at 3:54 pm

Tovah Fenske, 4 Wing Fitness Coordinator The peak is within sight! The Nijmegen Team has been very busy over the past month – completing the required back-to-back 40-km marches, completing the team selection and preparing to travel to the Netherlands. The team hit the road on its back-to-back 40-km marchesat 6:00 am on June 7 and 8. These marches took us all over town, from south to north and back, each one taking just overRead More

The Integrated Personnel Support Centre has moved to Building 67 (the Centennial Centre). With the move, the IPSC is under one roof with Veterans’ Affairs Canada and the Wing Personnel Selection  Officer, offering greater convenience for ill and injured members who are reintegrating into military careers or transitioning to civilian life. IPSC and VAC celebrated their grand opening with a barbecue and open house last Thursday.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

IPSC officially opens its new offices

July 3, 2018 at 3:51 pm