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Mindful Eating 101

March 27, 2018 at 1:58 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Do you find yourself eating supper in front of the television, or your lunch at your desk? Do you eat on the go, grabbing whatever you can to satisfy that hunger craving? If you answer yes to any of these questions, you might be engaging in “mindless eating.” People watching television have been shown to consume more food than those in social situations. Today’s society focuses on getting as muchRead More

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PSP Awards will recognize recreation volunteers

March 27, 2018 at 1:55 pm

Lesley Devost, Recreation Supervisor It’s your chance to nominate a hard-working 4 Wing recreation volunteer! Volunteers are the backbone of the 4 Wing community, and it is time again to acknowledge the hard work they provide. Every year our volunteers donate hundreds of hours to maintain and promote the many programs, events, and recreation clubs 4 Wing has to offer. These volunteers have supported recreation activities and events with outstanding dedication and passion. Their commitmentRead More

Vince Elmer’s wartime career started with a train ride from Yellow Grass, Saskatchewan to Toronto via Regina.
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419 “Moose” Squadron Heritage Preservation Project honours Vince Elmer’s gift to posterity

March 27, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Robert A Pionteck, CD2 Squadron Historical Officer 419 “Moose” Squadron NFTC The Heritage Preservation Project of 419 “Moose” Squadron is intertwined with the tale of a young Canadian World War II RCAF volunteer, Arthur Herbert Vincent Elmer – or Vince Elmer, as he is fondly remembered at the squadron today. One of five siblings, Vince Elmer hailed from the agricultural town of Yellow Grass in southern Saskatchewan. At 18 years of age he was oneRead More