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Butt Out!

January 9, 2018 at 2:19 pm

Health Promotion Are you wanting to quit smoking, vaping and/or chewing tobacco? If so, the pharmacist and Health Promotion Manager will be holding a Butt Out information session on: 17 January, 2018 1400-1500hrs 22 CF Health Services Centre The information session will review different medications that can ease physical withdrawal from nicotine, and will discuss the program’s education and support process to assist with problem solving and coping strategies to become addiction free! To registerRead More

The Cold Lake Marlins make a splash

January 9, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Alicia Keith The Cold Lake Marlins Swim Club had 28 swimmers turn out for their first splash meet of the 2017 – 2018 season at the Col JJ Parr Sports Centre. The goal of the splash meet is for swimmers to have fun while reinforcing their required competitive swimming skills. The meet is an opportunity for new and returning swimmers to experience a swim meet atmosphere in their home town. It also helps foster teamRead More

LCdr Melanie Espina, medical officer with 2 Field Ambulance, Petawawa and member of the CAF’s Disaster Assistance Response Team, examines a baby during Operation Renaissance in Sara, Philippines. 
Photo: MCpl Marc-Andre Gaudreault, Canadian Forces Combat Camera

CAF launches medical training competition

January 9, 2018 at 2:13 pm

The Maple Leaf The competition for a September 2018 start in a Canadian medical school within the Military Medical Training Plan (MMTP) has begun with the recent release of CANFORGEN 174/17. The MMTP is a competitive in-service selection plan that provides CAF members with the opportunity to receive a fully subsidized medical education at one of Canada’s 17 medical schools. The program subsidizes four years of medical school and a two-year family medicine residency program.Read More