Archive for September, 2007

  • Looking At The Future Canadian Forces

    September 1, 2007 by David J. Bercuson
    PHOTOS: AIRMAN NATHAN ALLEN, U.S. AIR FORCE; LOCKHEED MARTIN Canadian Forces Warrant Officer Blair Smith examines the flight instruments of a Hercules C-130J medium-lift aircraft (above) at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas. As I mentioned in an earlier column, the Conservative government quashed...
  • Tattoo

    September 1, 2007 by Dan Black
    PHOTO: DOUG O’NEILL The colour and the symmetry of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo’s finale. The whistle blows and two waves of citizen soldiers advance towards a black horizon that could serve as a metaphor for death or for the colonial shadows from which...
  • Johnnene Maddison

    September 1, 2007 by Jennifer Morse
    PHOTOS: CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM Johnnene Maddison’s quilts include, clockwise from left, Beulah Sime Musselwhite 2003; Gina Boni Holzer 2004; The Women of Polymer 2004 and Delphine James Pegouske Themean 2002. Johnnene Maddison wanted to find a way to recognize the contribution of Canadian women on...
  • Ste-Anne’s Hospital Develops Clinic For Pain

    September 1, 2007 by Natalie Salat
    PHOTO: NATALIE SALAT Monique Allard and Dr. Serge Gingras at Ste-Anne’s Hospital. Veterans often have to cope with mental as well as physical pain, but until recently these two types of injury have been treated separately. The new pain management clinic run by Veterans Affairs...
  • Patient, Be Wary

    September 1, 2007 by Natalie Salat
    ILLUSTRATION: LUKE KNIGHT When Anne Lyddiatt went into hospital for major surgery a few months ago, she went with her eyes wide open–and with a perspective that relatively few patients have: “I have a nursing background, but I don’t disclose that.” She has also been...
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