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Lieutenant Governor Lincoln Alexander, wearing the uniform of an honorary colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force, speaks with a veteran. 
Photo: Toronto Star archives

Alexander remembered during Black History Month

February 18, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Joanna Calder “The air force experience taught me the value of self-respect, discipline, and confidence, and those are elements that have served me well throughout my life. They apply to all areas, whether the air force, the law, or politics,” said Lincoln Alexander in his 2006 memoir Go to School, You’re a Little Black Boy. Alexander, Canada’s first black person elected to the House of Commons, first black federal cabinet minister, and first black personRead More

Doug Button (centre) of Cold Lake Commissionaires gives a donation cheque to Floyd Perras, director of Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS) at 4 Wing. The Commissionaires, a national not-for profit privately-operated organization, supports efforts by MFRCS to help military families.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Commissionaires help out

February 18, 2020 at 3:23 pm

The struggles of a female heart: heart disease in women

February 18, 2020 at 3:13 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist It may seem strange to be talking about hearts after Valentine’s Day has come and gone. After all, it’s more comfortable to discuss the typical cartoon like shape and how it either bursts with love or breaks with distress, rather than have a real discussion on the organ that pumps in our chest. Heart health and disease awareness is important throughout the entire year and we pay special attention toRead More