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Trail of the Caribou organizer honoured

A new plaque was unveiled in St. John’s, N.L., in November by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, recognizing Thomas Nangle, the tireless padre of the Newfoundland Regiment, as a person of national historic significance. The unveiling took place in the Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander Anthony Paddon Building at Canadian Forces Station St. John’s...
  • Human rights museum puts stories up front

    March 20, 2017 by Sharon Adams
    Stories, a wise person once wrote, help us to see through other peoples’ eyes, show us the consequences of our actions, create community, root us in place and let us fly through time. And teach us how to be human. That’s a pretty good description...
  • Serving you: Do you have a current will?

    March 20, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    It is important to have a current will to ensure that your property and possessions are distributed the way you want. You can take the worry out of these decisions by letting your family know what you want by having a current will that specifies...
  • Saplings descended from oaks at Vimy available

    March 20, 2017 by Legion Magazine
    The Battle of Vimy Ridge in northern France, April 9-12, 1917, is considered one of the defining events in the history of Canada. Where Allied troops struggled and failed, the Canadians overcame great odds and eventually captured the ridge.    In the course of the...
  • Women still fill few positions in the CAF

    March 8, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    When Carol Kozinski walked into a Canadian Armed Forces recruiting office in 1981, one of the first questions she was asked was what trade interested her. Kozinski, who was 20 at the time and had been roughnecking aboard offshore oil rigs, said she wanted to...
  • Poor management of equipment reported

    March 7, 2017 by Stephen J. Thorne
    Poor planning, understaffing and inefficiency in the acquisition and maintenance of key military equipment are threatening the Canadian Armed Forces’ ability to effectively do its job, says a report by the auditor general. “National Defence had made some initial planning assumptions that overestimated equipment use,...
  • The job for me

    March 6, 2017 by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
    Women in Canadian military aviation   Whiplash is how they described it. In 1980, when captains Nora Bottomley, Deanna (Dee) Brasseur and Leah Mosher walked anywhere in their Canadian air force blue flight suits, heads snapped around. The three women were the first in the country...
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