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Ministers issue statement on Passchendaele centennial

November 14, 2017 at 2:47 pm

DND The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement honouring the bravery shown by Canadian soldiers in the mud of Ypres, Belgium, a century ago. “During the Battle of Passchendaele and throughout the First World War, the Canadian Corps made extraordinary sacrifices to ensure the survival of democracy and freedom, both in Canada and acrossRead More

Visite inspirante pour les jeunes de l’École voyageur

November 14, 2017 at 2:41 pm

2Lt Camille Dolphin Jeudi le 9 novembre dernier, des membres de la 4e Escadre se sont rendus à l’École Voyageur de Cold Lake afin de prendre part à une cérémonie dans le cadre de la Semaine des Vétérans. La cérémonie, qui s’est déroulée dans le gymnase, a débuté avec une petite parade comprenant des membres de la 4e Escadre et des cadets de l’Aviation Royale Canadienne de Cold Lake. La parade fût suivit d’une vidéoconférenceRead More

Trumpet players have a reputation

Trumpet players have a reputation

November 14, 2017 at 2:39 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Trumpet players are like fighter pilots. Let’s just say they have a certain reputation, partially grounded in truth. The trumpet is known for its power and its agility. Because of this, band composers assign it a lead role almost by default. Woodwinds are more agile, trombones are more powerful, but trumpets can be played high, loud and fast. I’m told they can also be played tastefully. Trumpet players areRead More