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Tag: Rangers – A military presence in remote, isolated and coastal communities of Canada

Canadian Ranger receives Order of Military Merit

– Sergeant Kamenawatamin is the first woman among the Rangers in Ontario to receive the Order of Military Merit, an honour that was created in 1972 to recognize outstanding service and devotion to duty by members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Canadian Rangers awarded by Ontario Provincial Police for contributions to search and rescue

– The Canadian Rangers of Northern Ontario received an award from the commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police, recognizing their value in search and rescue operations.

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Rangers in Northern Ontario receive new C-19 rifles

– Canadian Rangers in Northern Ontario have started receiving the new C-19 rifles replacing the old Lee-Enfields as part of modernization efforts in line with Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada’s defence policy.

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Junior Canadian Rangers – 20 years of history

– Twenty years ago, 10 teenagers from Paulatuk, a remote community in the Inuvik region of the Northwest Territories, blazed a trail as the first participants in a two-year trial youth program launched by the Department of National Defence…

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Canadian Rangers celebrate 25 years in Northern Ontario

– The Canadian Rangers are celebrating a quarter century of service to the First Nations of Northern Ontario. They were officially created in Ontario on November 3, 1993 when Major (Ret’d) David Scandrett, who was then a captain, became the first commanding officer of what is now the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG).

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Canadian Rangers mourn the death of Karlena Kamenawatamin

– Expressing their grief, the community filled the Full Gospel Church for the visitation and the funeral service. Junior Rangers acted as pall bearers and presented a Junior Ranger flag to Karlena’s parents at the conclusion of the service.

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Canadian Rangers compete with historic .303 rifles for the last time

– A team of Canadian Rangers from Northern Ontario shot against some of the best military marksmen in Canada at the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Concentration (CAFSAC) in September.

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Canadian Rangers complete SAR training with the Ontario Provincial Police

– A group of Canadian Rangers from Northern Ontario completed a challenging two weeks of Search and Rescue (SAR) training with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in September.

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Junior Canadian Ranger wins youth award

– Nova Gull, a 17-year-old Junior Canadian Ranger from the Cree community of Peawanuck near Hudson Bay, has been awarded the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Youth Award.

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Junior Canadian Rangers complete training, receive Honorary Newfoundlanders certificates

– Seven Junior Canadian Rangers from the Far North of Ontario completed a challenging week of advanced leadership training in Newfoundland in August.

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