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September has special traffic safety challenges

September has special traffic safety challenges

September 12, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Safety matters Chrisie Strazza With the children back in school and lots of construction still happening in Cold Lake, be sure to really take care when you are driving. Did you know that a car travelling 30 kilometres per hour (school and playground zones) will need 11 metres on a dry road to come to a complete stop? Then if you aren’t paying attention to the school zone, and are still doing the normal 50Read More

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds and the CF-18 Demonstration Hornet fly over Toronto during the presentation and consecration of new RCAF Colours on September 1.
Photo: OS Paul Green

RCAF receives new Colours

September 12, 2017 at 4:42 pm

RCAF Public Affairs Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada David Johnston presented the RCAF with new Colours at a ceremony in Toronto September 1. Colours are consecrated flags carried by designated Canadian Armed Forces formations and units. The RCAF carries two Colours: the Queen’s Colour, a maple leaf flag with the Sovereign’s cypher in the centre, which symbolizes loyalty to the Crown; and the Command Colour, a blue flag with the RCAF badge at theRead More

Members ask questions at the PSP booth.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Cold Lake welcomes new military arrivals

September 12, 2017 at 4:38 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle welcomed newly posted in members and their families to Cold Lake at the annual 4 Wing Welcome event last week. The day-long session introduced members to the 4 Wing command team, gave them an overview of the greater Cold Lake community and showed them the various resources on the base that can make their time here easier. Thomas Piche of Cold Lake First Nations gave the contextRead More