Post Tagged with: "Cold Lake"

Andrew Mallard, left, and Simon Duguay prepare to sweep a rock delivered by Adam MacAloney.
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Cold Lake wins curling title

February 6, 2018 at 4:50 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake won the Prairie Region curling championship in Edmonton last week. “It went really well for us,” said CWO Rob Brassington, who threw lead rocks for Cold Lake. “Our team has been practicing together all year, and that makes a huge difference. “A skip needs to know each player’s strengths, and what kind of game they’re suited to,” he said. Cold Lake skip Cpl Adam MacAloney tried to keep the front ofRead More

Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

Scenes from Remembrance Day 2017

November 14, 2017 at 4:23 pm

The Courier It has been 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele, 99 years since the end of the First World War. Canadians have since answered the call to another World War, and have served in combat and in peacekeeping around the world. Many have died. “At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.”

Lt Kathryn Poudrier, left, and Legion Branch 211 President Todd Rorke place a wreath at the Remembrance Day ceremony.
Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake pauses to observe Remembrance Day

November 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake and 4 Wing gathered together to remember Canada’s war dead and to honour her veterans on Saturday. The annual ceremony was held in the Cold Lake Energy Centre. 4 Wing personnel, Royal Canadian Legion members and cadets were on parade. At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, a bugler sounded The Last Post to signal the traditional two minutes of silence in honour of the fallen.Read More

Legion Branch 211 colour party at last year’s ceremony. 
Photo: Cpl Sophie Renaud, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake will gather on Saturday to remember Canada’s war dead

November 7, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing will join forces with Cold Lake Branch 211 of the Royal Canadian Legion to present the annual Remembrance Day service in Cold Lake on Saturday. The service will begin at 10:30 am at the Energy Centre arena. 4 Wing members will form the parade contingent, with Legion members and cadets also on parade. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. “It’s important for Canadians to assemble together on November 11Read 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

Ready to move in: the kitchen from one of the suites.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

New RHU apartments are available for rent

August 22, 2017 at 1:27 pm

Jeff Gaye The Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA) unveiled its new apartment blocks at an open house last Friday. The three blocks have six two-bedroom apartments in each. They were built with funds from the Federal Infrastructure Investments Program (FIIP), which has upgraded nearly 1,800 CFHA housing units across Canada. “We’re very proud that we have another option for military members,” said Tania Locke, housing services manager for CFHA in Cold Lake. “This allows membersRead More