Post Tagged with: "COVID-19"

A CF-188 Hornet sits ready for flight during Operation REASSURANCE - Air Task Force Romania taken on October 8th, 2020 at Mihail Kogӑlniceanu Air Base, Romania. 

Photo: S1 Zach Barr

Enhanced Air Policing in a COVID world

January 5, 2021 at 12:18 pm

MCpl Bryan Christie My name is Master Corporal Bryan Christie, and by the time you read this, I will be getting ready to head back to Cold Lake from Eastern Europe. After 5 long months, several regional lockdowns and during one of the strangest times in recent memory, I’m finally coming home with stories of the most unique and challenging experience of my life. Romania is a country rich with history and legends. As IRead More

10 December 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

10 December 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

December 11, 2020 at 10:50 am

4 WING COVID-19 DIRECTION AND GUIDANCE – DECEMBER 10, 2020 The new restrictions announced by Alberta on December 8 are Province-wide, primarily take effect on December 13, and will remain in place until at least January 12. CFB Cold Lake is an essential business and a number of new restrictions will be imposed that may indirectly impact operations and will certainly affect our efforts to support our members, families, and community during the holiday season.Read More

Holiday activities for the whole family to enjoy

Holiday activities for the whole family to enjoy

December 8, 2020 at 4:04 pm

Jennifer Bain, PSP Community Recreation Supervisor Despite the challenges COVID-19 is creating, the PSP Community Recreation team is determined to bring some festive holiday activities to 4 Wing!Our upcoming FREE Holiday Scavenger Hunt on December 13 has staggered start times and is completed individually or within family cohorts to avoid unnecessary interactions. This event is a sure to be an enjoyed adventure! Using clues and help provided by the recreation team, participants will find theirRead More

The annual Santa Claus Parade will look a little different this year. Instead of moving floats going by stationary spectators, there will be stationary floats with spectators driving by to view the floats.
Photo: Garry Reid / Frames N’ Things

City to host modified Santa Claus Parade “in reverse”

November 24, 2020 at 12:59 pm

UPDATE: Due to recent Government of Alberta COVID-19 restrictions, parade had to be cancelled The City of Cold Lake Cold Lake, AB – The City of Cold Lake will host a modified version of the annual Santa Claus Parade to ensure physical distancing and adhere to provincial COVID-19 health restrictions. Instead of a traditional parade with moving floats passing by stationary spectators, this year’s event will be held in reverse. Decorated floats and displays willRead More

16 November 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

16 November 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

November 17, 2020 at 12:16 pm

Good day 4 Wing, COVID-19 cases are rising within Canada, Alberta, and our local region. It is critically important, now more than ever, to remain vigilant in our use of the many Protective Health Measures (PHMs) in place at 4 Wing. Be aware that across the CAF, most of our members that have contracted COVID-19 have done so during social, group, or public interactions outside of the base. Within the CAF there are very fewRead More

4 Wing Deputy Wing Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Alain Gagnon (left) receives his annual flu shot by Community Health Nurse Ms. Dani Verge at 22 Canadian Forces Health Services Centre on October 23, 2020.
Photo: Aviator Avery Philpott

Get the shot, not the flu

October 26, 2020 at 7:32 pm

Defence Team Message With flu season around the corner and the continuance of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remain vigilant and continue to focus on an operationally healthy force. That is why this year is more important than ever for you and your family to receive the annual flu shot. The Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence needs to ensure that influenza doesn’t degrade our operational readiness if or when we areRead More