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CF-18 Demo Team Conducting spring training in Cold Lake

May 28, 2019 at 8:37 am

National Defence Canadian Armed Forces The CF-18 Demonstration Team’s 2019 Jet will be conducting annual spring training over Cold Lake from May 20 to May 30 approximately twice a day, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. During this period, the public can expect to see a fast moving jet aircraft in the vicinity and are advised there will be loud jet noise. The CF-18 Demonstration aerobatic display lasts approximately 25 minutes. Due to flying regulationsRead More

Cold Lake runners at the 2018 CAF Running Nationals (from left): Capt Matt Setlack, Capt Marie-Michèle Siu, Maj Alana Cadieux, Sgt George Beatteay.
Photo: Major Claire Bramma

Cold Lake runners make strong showing at CAF Nationals

June 5, 2018 at 2:39 pm

The Courier Four runners from CFB Cold Lake competed in the CAF National Running Championships, which were held in conjunction with the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, May 26 and 27. Maj Alana Cadieux and Capt Matt Setlack won gold medals in their categories—Maj Cadieux in the women’s Masters half-marathon, and Capt Setlack in the men’s 10-kilometres. Capt Marie-Michele Siu took fourth in the women’s 10K, and Sgt George Beatteay finished ninth in the men’s marathon.

Wing CE personnel gathered at the Firehall on Thursday to support the Humboldt Broncos.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Base personnel wear sports jerseys in support of Humboldt

April 17, 2018 at 11:04 am

Jeff Gaye CFB Cold Lake’s military and civilian personnel wore sports jerseys on Thursday to show their support to the city of Humboldt and the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team. Sixteen people were killed when the Broncos’ bus collided with a semi trailer unit near Tisdale, Saskatchewan on April 6. Gen Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, authorized Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members to wear sports jersey that day as operational and safetyRead More

Maj Bernatchez, left, and Melanie Thornhill provide legal services to DND through the Cold Lake DJA office.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

DJA advises commanders on military law

April 3, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Jeff Gaye A typical civilian lawyer’s office space is set up to impress you with trappings of professionalism, success and power. Maj Henri Bernatchez, the Deputy Judge Advocate (DJA) at CFB Cold Lake, is certainly professional and successful, but his unpretentious office in Building 170 doesn’t send power signals. It is a functional workplace where DND’s military law responsibilities in Cold Lake are taken care of. Maj Bernatchez trained as a lawyer in Quebec andRead More

Public Service Announcement

October 31, 2017 at 12:31 pm

4 Wing Cold Lake Base Security Exercise On November 1 and 2 the 4 Wing Auxiliary Security Force will conduct an exercise to simulate an increase in the Force Protection Level of CFB Cold Lake. As part of this exercise, the following activities will take place: • A Vehicle Check Point will be set up at the main General Restricted Area (GRA) gate, and security will be increased on all GRA gates, from 9:00 amRead More

Paddlers rescued from Beaver River

October 10, 2017 at 5:21 pm

The Courier CFB Cold Lake units rescued two kayakers in response to a 911 call September 29. Personnel from 11 MP Flight found the paddlers on the Beaver River near the base. One was a military member, the other a civilian. Both were suffering from hypothermia. The MPs and 4 Wing Fire Department personnel treated them at the scene, and 417 Squadron transported them by helicopter to the Cold Lake hospital for further treatment.