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A Sea King helicopter flies over Halifax Citadel on its last flight with 423 Squadron.
Photo: Cpl Anthony Laviolette, 12 Wing Imaging Services, N.S

423 Squadron conducts its last Sea King flight

January 30, 2018 at 2:36 pm

RCAF Public Affairs 423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron conducted its final operational flight of CH-124 Sea King helicopters on January 26, 2018, with a flypast over Halifax Harbour and Shearwater, Nova Scotia. 423 Squadron personnel will now turn their full attention to transitioning to the CH-148 Cyclone, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s new maritime helicopter. It’s not the last time that residents of the Halifax and Dartmouth area will see the venerable Sea King in flight,Read More

A first-period scoring chance for Cold Lake in their round robin game against BC.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Canada West women’s hockey

January 30, 2018 at 2:34 pm
Photo: Alina Mallais

Canada joins international air services agreement

January 30, 2018 at 2:31 pm

From The Maple Leaf Canada recently became the 26th member of an air services agreement that includes countries from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Union. In December, Canada signed the Air Transport and Air-to-Air Refuelling and other Exchange of Services (ATARES) arrangement, under which member nations provide support services to each others’ air forces. It is managed by the Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE), based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The MCCE coordinatesRead More

Make Your Wishes Come True

Make Your Wishes Come True

January 30, 2018 at 2:27 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk Greetings and Happy New Year! Yes, I know it has been already a month since Christmas. We have all been back at work and school for some time, and perhaps all that is left now of the Holidays are some memories, pictures, and a couple of extra pounds (sorry for the reminder). But I would like to ask you to think about all the Christmas cards, messages, emails and phoneRead More

Chief Military Judge facing charges

January 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm

DND/The Courier The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service has charged Col Mario Dutil, Chief Military Judge of the Canadian Armed Forces, with an act of a fraudulent nature and conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline under the National Defence Act. The charges relate to offences committed between November 2014 and October 2015. Col Dutil faces the following charges: • One count of an act of a fraudulent nature, under section 117(f) of the NationalRead More

National Defence announces increased support to military families

January 30, 2018 at 2:21 pm

DND/The Courier The federal government has announced $6 million per year in new funding to modernize the Military Family Services Program and provide additional support to military families. The modernization and additional support is part of the broader Comprehensive Military Family Plan outlined in Canada’s new defence policy, Policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged. Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, made the announcement at the Military FamilyRead More