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World Children’s Day

November 10, 2020 at 12:54 pm

Personnel Support Programs November 20, 2020 marks thirty years since the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration and the Convention on children’s rights. These commitments to ensuring that every child has every right has assisted in transforming children’s lives throughout the world. Our Canadian Armed Forces members contribute greatly to a more stable, peaceful world through support operations and peacekeeping. Article 31 in the Convention on the Rights of Children states: “Every child has theRead More

Olivier St-Jean receives a $100 gift card to Lululemon.

Grand prize winners of the 4 Wing Summer Active Challenge

September 29, 2020 at 5:01 pm

Personnel Support Programs (PSP) The 4 Wing Summer Active Challenge or #4for4wing, brought to you by your local Personnel Support Programs, was an eight-week challenge that asked members to either bike, run or walk specific routes each week. There was a competitive portion and a recreational portion to the challenge. To help give a little extra motivation, participants had a chance to win one of two weekly prizes of a $25 gift card. At theRead More

A smaller group from Personnel Support Programs (PSP) took to the road to participate in a Terry Fox walk on Friday, September 18, 2020. 
Photo: Tricia Coish

Team 4 Wing Cold Lake exceeds Terry Fox Marathon of Hope goal

September 22, 2020 at 3:26 pm

Janae Wandler This year marked the 40th Anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope. Traditionally, 4 Wing Cold Lake hosted an annual Terry Fox run for all members to participate in and raise funds for cancer research. This time the event had to look a little different due to the COVID-19 restrictions in place. Instead, 4 Wing created an online team, with WingCommander Col Moar as team captain, through the Terry Fox Foundation that encouraged membersRead More

Drowning prevention in boating 2020

Drowning prevention in boating 2020

July 21, 2020 at 3:36 pm

Robyn Mines-Lentz, Jazmin Russell and Jacinda Sully, PSP (Personnel Support Programs) Lifeguard/Instructors Hello everyone! In the spirit of National Drowning Prevention Week 2020, here are some helpful drowning prevention safety tips and information for your next boating trip from some of your friendly local lifeguards from Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre. Stay safe this summer! Before You Head Out to the Lake • The operator and all passengers should be well prepared. Work together andRead More

PSP COVID-19 Study Recruitment

July 7, 2020 at 3:12 pm

Submitted PSP would like to know how COVID-19 is affecting your individual operational physical readiness? Are you accessing PSP online programming or maintaining operational fitness through other means? We are looking for study volunteers to identify the impacts of isolation during COVID-19 on CAF Individual Operational Physical Readiness. Specifically, the status and behaviours of physical fitness, nutrition, injury and sleep. We are looking for Regular Force and Primary Reserve CAF members of all ages, fitnessRead More

Fitness Co-ordinator Tovah Fenske leads an outdoor fitness class on Monday, June 15.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Fitness classes resume

June 16, 2020 at 4:22 pm

Cliff Kenyon 4 Wing Fitness Co-ordinator Tovah Fenske said she was eager to get outside and back to the business of fitness. “Take it slow and easy,” she told participants in the June 15 class, the first since the pandemic hit in March and closed the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre. The class, which took about a month to arrange due to new requirements and regulations, was held outside on the soccer pitch behind ColRead More