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The Medicine Wheel is an ancient symbol of  First Nations spirituality

The Medicine Wheel is an ancient symbol of First Nations spirituality

July 25, 2017 at 11:58 am

Padre Zibby Jonczyk Although I am not an expert when it comes to First Nations spirituality, I would like to share with you some of my limited knowledge of a symbol which perhaps you might have seen around Cold Lake. You will find it on the sign for the Cold Lake Museum and Casino Dene among other places. That symbol is the Medicine Wheel. Ancient people of different cultures have left us with some spectacularRead More

Caption: Mr. Paul “Razz” Laframboise will be retiring in August after a long distinguished career: the first Canadian Flight Test Engineer to break 1,000 flight test hours.  
Photo: Cpl Patrick Drouin, AETE IDS

Record-setting Flight Test Engineer retires from AETE

July 25, 2017 at 11:49 am

Larry Dublenko Only a few Flight Test Engineers (FTEs) have reached the 500 flight test hours milestone, and there is only one who can proudly wear the 1,000 hours badge on his flight suit. On August 9, Paul-Robert “Razz” Laframboise will retire from a distinguished career with the Department of National Defence (DND). Paul enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in December 1973. In 1979 he became an Aerospace Engineer officer, graduating from Royal MilitaryRead More

CAF creates app for sexual misconduct response and support

July 25, 2017 at 11:47 am

DND The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has released a mobile application for victims and survivors of sexual misconduct and those who support them. Respect in the CAF is focused on victims but it can be used by anyone. It provides insight on victim trauma, resources for dealing with the impacts of an incident, and links to other educational materials. It can use a device’s location to show the nearest resources such as police stations, hospitals,Read More