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Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

– A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.

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Uniform, camouflage and equipment modernization process marches on

– Some 600 soldiers at 4th Canadian Division Support Base (4 CDSB) Petawawa will soon be standing out as they help the Canadian Armed Forces test a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) to help select a replacement camouflage for the current iconic woodland and arid CADPAT patterns.

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‘Together we will stand strong,’ says new Commander Canadian Army

– The new Commander Canadian Army (Comd CA) has officially stepped into the role with a pledge to give as much back to the institution as it has given him.

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Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

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The Long Road Home for the Kandahar Cenotaph

– It has travelled across a desert, an ocean, all the way across Canada and to the United States en route to its permanent home. The Kandahar Cenotaph, built by soldiers honouring their fallen comrades, is now housed in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall in Ottawa.

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Members of The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) cross the pond to visit their royal Colonel-in-Chief

– For over 60 years, the Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) have gone without a Colonel-in-chief until 2014 when Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal stepped up.

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Species at risk in good hands at Ottawa’s Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre

– The Connaught Ranges and Primary Training Centre (CRPTC) in Southwest Ottawa is a major hub for military and police firearms training. With that in mind, CRPTC probably sounds less than hospitable to wildlife, but it is actually a safe haven for a wide range of plant, animal and insect species designated by government authorities as endangered or on the cusp of becoming so.

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Former Ceremonial Guard drum major pilots a flypast at Fortissimo

– For Captain Erik Temple, a former drum major with the Ceremonial Guard (CG) of the Canadian Armed Forces, Fortissimo 2019 was a reunion.

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Ceremonial Guard marches into summer with 23rd annual Fortissimo

– The Ceremonial Guard proudly presents Fortissimo, a military and musical spectacular on the lawns of Parliament Hill nightly from July 18 to 20 at 7 p.m.

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Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army comes ‘full circle’ with visit to Iraq

– Since first stepping into the role two years ago, Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army (CA) Paul Hindo has visited with soldiers on overseas deployments on several occasions.

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