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Claims period now open for CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement

August 11, 2020 at 3:52 pm

DND Individuals affected by sexual misconduct in the military workplace may now submit a claim for financial compensation and to participate in a restorative engagement program. This is the next step that was outlined in the court approved settlement of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Department of National Defence (DND) sexual misconduct class action lawsuit. The period to submit claims started on May 25, 2020, and will continue for 18 months, ending on NovemberRead More

On July 20, 2020, nine children participated in a Bike Rodeo coordinated by the Military Family Resource Centre Society. MCpl Tahir Khan (Military Police) and Mike Purvis (Cold Lake Peace Officers) facilitated the training, taking kids through an obstacle course where they practiced balance, stopping, use of hand signals, and shoulder checks. 
MCpl Khan is demonstrating the importance of wearing a helmet and what happens without one with a watermelon (the watermelon split open!)
Photo: Katherine Merrell-Anderson, MFRCS Youth Programs Coordinator

Kids take part in Bike Rodeo

August 11, 2020 at 3:43 pm

TRENDING NOW: CAF families can see a doctor online

August 11, 2020 at 3:38 pm

CFMWS It can be hard to know what to do when your military family has just moved and a family member gets sick. You’ve barely had time to unpack, much less had time to find a new family doctor. What do you do? Do you take them to a walk-in clinic? Or maybe your new community is so small that it only has an emergency room. Do you have to wait hours in the waitingRead More

The Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre just entered phase 3 of its business resumption plan giving military members access to weight and cardiovascular facilities. A new booking system has been put in place for use of facilities at the Centre. Make sure to go to https://www.cafconnection.ca/Cold-Lake/Facilities/Col-J-J-Parr-Sports-Centre/Reopening-in-Phases.aspx for details on how to book facility time.
Here military members are utilizing the “Fitness Pods” set-up in the Blue Arena with various equipment available to them. 
Photo: Janae Wandler

Military taking advantage of Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre opening

August 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm
Outgoing 4 Mission Support Squadron (4 MSS) Commanding Officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Kirsten Dubreuil departs the 4 MSS Change of Command Ceremony in a fire truck on July 30, 2020 at Medley Terminal, 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta. 
Photo: LS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

‘Tis the season for Change of Commands

August 11, 2020 at 3:32 pm

4 Mission Support Squadron The Courier 4 MSS saw a change in leadership with the passing of the sword from Lieutenant-Colonel (LCol) Kirsten Dubreuil to LCol Delaina Brown on 30 July 2020. LCol Dubreil at the ceremony said, “I leave 4 MSS today with so much gratitude and pride in having the opportunity to work with a team of such professionals during my tenure as your Commanding Officer. Chaque jour a apporté une opportunité d’apprentissageRead More

Trent Johnson is smiling after scoring a hole in one on hole Number 2 at the Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club in Sunday, July 18.
Photo: Matt Graham

You don’t see this every day

July 21, 2020 at 3:38 pm