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The 4 Wing Brass and Reed Band will perform a free show open to the public on Sunday December 16, 2018, at Cold Lake High School.
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Wing band performing free Christmas concert

December 11, 2018 at 11:43 am

CHRISTOPHER KING The 4 Wing Brass and Reed Band is tuning up for their annual Christmas concert. On Sunday December 16, 2018, at Cold Lake High School, the band will perform a free show open to the public. Corporal (Cpl.) Amanda Carter, assistant bandmaster, said the group meets weekly on Thursdays to prepare for regular shows or upcoming gigs. “We do a few shows every year,” Cpl. Carter said. “One of our big ones isRead More

Happy healthy stress-free holidays!

December 11, 2018 at 11:39 am

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist The holiday season is upon us and with it a great deal of activity! Many people think of the winter holiday season as one filled with excitement, joy, entertainment, and a vacation from everyday life. However, this time of year can actually be quite stressful for some. An American study found that people were more likely to have their stress increase during the holidays rather than decrease, and had moreRead More

Volunteers in the restoration shop at the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario, work on the restoration of aircraft in the museum’s collection. 
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National Air Force Museum of Canada’s “senior squadron” a national treasure

December 11, 2018 at 11:37 am

By Vic Schukov Kevin Windsor has more than 20 years of experience as a curator in several museums across Ontario, but his latest posting is very special. He is the executive director of the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario, and interacts daily with a special crew. “We have more than 120 volunteers, with more than 75 percent retired military,” he says. “Our oldest is 96. They do everything from greeting visitors,Read More