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401 Squadron personnel march past in St Paul.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake units support Remembrance Day in neighbouring communities

November 21, 2017 at 3:21 pm

The Courier Units from 4 Wing headed out to surrounding communities November 11 to lend their support to Remembrance Day activities. Most of the units have long-standing friendships with the various communities and their Legion branches. Wing CE went to Bonnyville, 10 FTTS went to Mallaig, 1 AMS went to Lac La Biche and 401 Squadron visited St Paul for Remembrance Day. 42 Radar Squadron was on exercise in Wainwright, and paraded with 1 CMBG.Read More

The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Commitment

The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Commitment

November 21, 2017 at 3:18 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis Commitment is essential to spiritual resilience and to a successful military career. One of our core values in the CAF is loyalty. We often view loyalty as obeying lawful commands and orders. Certainly, if we disobey appropriate orders and commands, we are not going to find much success. But commitment is more than following orders. It’s a product of our interaction with an embraced view of the world. Our worldviewRead More

419 Squadron conducted a flypast with four CT-155 Hawk aircraft.
Photo: Doug Sage

City of Kamloops Squadron goes “home” for Remembrance Day

November 21, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Lt Jesse Haggart-Smith The Moosemen of 419 TF(T)S continued their unique relationship with the city of Kamloops, BC by providing a fly-past and participating in the city’s Remembrance Day ceremonies. A contingent of 20 fighter instructors and students led by LCol Colin “Moose” Marks arrived on November 10, and were received with a memorial dinner provided by the city. The next morning, 419 Squadron paraded with the Rocky Mountain Rangers (Kamloops’ reserve infantry unit), andRead More

Legion’s Poster and Literary Contest keeps Remembrance alive

November 21, 2017 at 3:13 pm

Jeff Gaye With Remembrance Day come and gone, one way the Royal Canadian Legion keeps remembrance alive year round is through its Remembrance Poster and Literary Contest. Cold Lake Branch 211 will accept contest submissions from local students until December 1. There are separate categories for grades 1-3 (poster only), 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Literary contest entries may be a poem, essay or short video. The winning entries for each category at the national levelRead More

Using credit wisely: it is possible!

November 21, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Denise Read, Financial Counsellor, SISIP Financial Trenton We may think we are masters of the credit card game. But credit is no game, and for the most part, we are not in control! With insufficient training on budgeting or even savings, our use of credit can lead us into more trouble than we bargained for. There are ways of mitigating the damage and making your card work for you: 1. Avoid having too many creditRead More

MD of Bonnyville hosting Regional Crime Forum

November 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm

MD of Bonnyville The Municipal District of Bonnyville is hosting a Regional Crime Forum on Friday, December 1 at the Bonnyville Senior Citizens’ Drop-In Centre’s Pioneer Room (4813-47 Avenue) from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. MD Council is inviting area residents to discuss crime issues facing the region and solutions that can be implemented to prevent and reduce the offences. Reeve Greg Sawchuk said “MD Council has chosen to take the lead and organize a RegionalRead More