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Perhaps we can all be better?

Perhaps we can all be better?

May 12, 2020 at 10:49 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski Let us promise ourselves that when it all ends, we will be better people. How can the current “new normal” be best used? Are you waiting for life to return to normal? Do you pray and hope that you will soon be able to lead a social life again? Or, more importantly, that you can work again in your previous environment? Me too. Meanwhile, our current quarantine or isolation isRead More

How to build trust in your organization

May 12, 2020 at 10:46 am

Ken Ashdown, Conflict Management Practitioner, CCMS Esquimalt Trust is a frequent topic in the context of conflict resolution, either because a violation of trust has led to a conflict or because trust has been shaken by a conflict. This Toolbox article is aimed at helping military and civilian Defense Team members build and/or restore trust where it has been damaged. There are many variables that determine how people perceive trust in others, including individual personality,Read More

Military Sports News and Q and A

May 12, 2020 at 10:29 am

Jerry Ingham, 4 Wing Cold Lake Military Sports Coordinator We are living in a very uncertain time for military sports. There are some positives starting to appear though. Golf courses are generally open with modified rules and physical distancing in place for Recreational Golf. There will be a CAF Navy virtual run and bike. More to follow on those military run events. Virtual events are likely to be the way forward for the foreseeable future.Read More

Cold Lake prepared to follow provincial relaunch strategy

May 12, 2020 at 10:26 am

City of Cold Lake Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake is preparing to take steps to open in accordance with the Government of Alberta’s relaunch strategy. Council has requested that administration reestablish full Council Meetings in council chambers, which has been rearranged to provide for enhanced social distancing for elected officials, administration, and members of the visiting public. Prior meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic response were held with three of the sevenRead More

4 Wing MFRCS doesn’t let their cancelled Mother’s Day Brunch stop them from giving back to 4 Wing moms. 150 hanging flower baskets were delivered on Friday morning, May 8, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend.
Photo: MFRCS

Mothers Day flowers

May 12, 2020 at 10:22 am
417 Combat Support Squadron executes rescue techniques.
Photo: Submitted

Mission challenges rescuers

May 12, 2020 at 10:21 am

Cliff Kenyon This is a story of bravery. It’s not about just one person. It’s about a Search and Rescue crew of 417 Combat Support (CS) Squadron (Sqn) at 4 Wing Cold Lake. And an effort that involved several others including civilian pilots and rescuers. Commanders of 417 CS Sqn are applauding the success of one of their crews for their skill and bravery after a rescue mission late April. Like most rescue missions, itRead More