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This Week’s Movies

This Week’s Movies

March 20, 2018 at 3:07 pm

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 pm: The Greatest Showman (2017) – Inspired by P.T. Barnum, the famous American circus promoter, the movie “celebrates the birth of show business.” Rated PG. Friday, Mach 22, 7:00 pm: Back to the Future Part II (1989) – Marty McFly visits the “future” 2015 and learns he has to go back to 1955 for the sake of his 1985 self. Rated PG. Sunday, March 24, 1:00 pm: My LittleRead More

A MINUSMA Salvadorian helicopter in flight near Timbuktu. 
Photo: MINUSMA Flickr

Canada will send Aviation Task Force to UN Mission in Mali

March 20, 2018 at 2:58 pm

DND/Global Affairs Canada Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, have announced a commitment to deploy an Aviation Task Force to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for a period of 12 months. The Aviation Task Force will include Chinook helicopters to provide transport and logistics capacity for the MINUSMA mission, as well as Griffon helicopters to provide armed escort and protection. The taskRead More

Bring back bonspieling

Bring back bonspieling

March 20, 2018 at 2:54 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye The uniquely Canadian tradition of bonspieling isn’t what it used to be, but it’s still alive and it’s still a lot of fun. CFB Cold Lake used to host a couple of legendary bonspiels (curling tournaments, for the uninitiated). The women’s Heartspiel and the men’s Palmspiel drew hundreds of curlers – the Palmspiel used to cut off entries at 128 teams. These days it’s hard for a rural clubRead More