Spiritual PT

I stood in the cold pre-dawn darkness, I sipped at my coffee.  Around me, members of 3rd Canadian Division stretched, chatted, and, in the case of certain 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry (3 PPCLI) troops, sobbed quietly. In a few minutes, the starting horn would sound and Exercise MOUNTAIN MAN would launch.  If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a 32km ruck/run, followed by...

PSP Health Promotion hosts Meow-ga

Selena Porrior enjoys a quick snuggle with one of the cats brought in from the Lakeland Humane Society for PSP Health Promotion’s Meow-ga session on September 28, 2022. (All Photos by Janae Wandler) Meow-ga is back! It’s yoga mixed with cats. What more could you want? This Personnel Support Program (PSP) Health Promotion initiative supported by the PSP Fitness & Sports department...

4 Wg Sentinels Strengthen Their Skills through Partnerships With Helping Professions and Resources

This past week, thirty 4 Wing members completed the initial Sentinel qualification course. This training, led by Padre Megan Jones, included participants from various units across the Wing. The Sentinel Program is a peer support network of trained volunteers from all rank levels. Through their presence within their units, Sentinels play an important role in identifying and supporting colleagues...

Cold Lake Museums open doors Sept 30th for special event

A poster for the Cold Lake Museums National Truth and Reconciliation Day activities – Photo from the Cold Lake Museums/ Facebook     The Cold Lake Museums will open their doors on September 30th for a special day that aims to raise funds for the rebuilding of a local men’s shelter. The museums say their doors will be open on National Truth and Reconciliation Day and,...

Photo Gallery: 2022 4 Wing Volksmarch / Oktoberfest

Guests enjoy the music at the 2022 4 Wing Oktoberfest celebration held on September 24th – All photos by Mike Marshall / The Courier News 2022 4 Wing Volksmarch / OktoberfestThe Volksmarch registration area at the 4 Wing Campground 2022 4 Wing Volksmarch / OktoberfestA family of marchers dressed in their Deutschland best 2022 4 Wing Volksmarch / OktoberfestActing Wing Commander LCol Martin...

Night flying at 4 Wing expected until September 29th

Four CF-18 Hornets fly past in formation – File photo  Squadrons from 4 Wing Cold Lake will conduct night flying training over the City of Cold Lake, say officials with 4 Wing. The training will start on September 26th and run until the 29th. “4 Wing is always mindful of the Lakeland community and this type of training is not intended to disrupt your valuable peace and quiet,”...

4 Wing members help spread smiles for Smile Cookie campaign

(left to right) Floyd Perras, acting Wing Chief, Chief Warrant Officer Carlisle Mason, acting Wing Commander Lieutenant Colonel Martin Roesler-Yue, Judith Chance, Tim Hortons owners Lenny and Tammy Bilodeau pose with Smile Cookie boxes to raise money for the MFRC Military Family Resource Center – Photo: Cpl Connie Valin, 4 Wing Imaging   4 Wing’s Acting Wing Commander and Acting...

Wing Welcome Briefs introduce personnel to life at 4 Wing

The Wing Welcome brief offer newly posted CAF members a glimpse into what life at 4 Wing is like – Photo by Mike Marshall / The Courier News  New Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel at 4 Wing had a chance to hear from Command Staff and others as they settle into life at CFB Cold Lake. Four Wing Welcome briefs are being hosted at the 4 Wing Theatre, which started on September 8th and will...

ASAA hosts successful Terry Fox Run

Students and Teachers at Art Smith Aviation Academy (ASAA) at CFB Cold Lake take to the sidewalks for their 2022 Terry Fox Run on September 16th – Photos by Mike Marshall / The Courier News Students at Art Smith Aviation Academy (ASAA) at CFB Cold Lake took to the sidewalks around the school on September 16th to carry on the legacy of Terry Fox. The school hosted its Terry Fox Run and had...

2022 Census shows 4% growth, 40% lack access to family doctor

City Hall in Cold Lake – File Photo Cold Lake City Council was presented with the results of the 2022 Municipal Census at its Regular Council Meeting held on September 13. The Census found a total population in the City of Cold Lake of 16,302 residents, a four per cent increase or a total of 641 residents, over the population found in the 2021 Federal Census. About 49 per cent of residents...

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