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The RCAF Flyers hockey team in action against Sweden’s national team at the 1948 Winter Olympic Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland. 
Photo: LAC Mikan no. 4842046

The RCAF Flyers stunned the world by winning Olympic gold

February 20, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Joanna Calder It was September 8, 1947, and Squadron Leader Alexander “Sandy” Watson, the RCAF’s senior medical officer, was appalled. Earlier that year, the International Olympic Committee had announced that “amateur” status for Olympic athletes would be strictly enforced and that anyone who had received any kind of financial benefit from playing sports – even if it was a stipend rather than an actual salary – would not be eligible to compete. That meant thatRead More

Dave Tharle takes his Miles, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever through the course at PAWSitive Dog Sports Association’s dog agility trial at the AgriPlex on Saturday.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

The power of PAWSitive thinking

February 20, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Are you in a rush?!

February 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Cpl Guillaume Lebrun, Patrolman, 11 MP Flight Many of us follow a routine, like going to work or dropping the kids off at school, and we end up using the same route every time. Today you are following your regular routine, to the same place you go every day, but this morning you are running late and you’re in a rush. It is something small that you were not expecting, and now you are late.Read More