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Army commendations awarded for preventing Indigenous youth suicides

– Six members of the headquarters staff of the Canadian Rangers in Ontario have been awarded prestigious Canadian Army commendations for preventing youth suicides.

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New Canadian Ranger patrols set up in Cat Lake and Pikangikum

– The Canadian Rangers have expanded their presence in the Far North of Ontario with the addition of new patrols in Cat Lake and Pikangikum First Nations.

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Canadian Rangers provide winter survival training for combat engineers

– Soldiers from 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (2 CER) at Garrison Petawawa participated in a five-day winter survival training activity in Killarney Provincial Park, south of Sudbury, Ontario.

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Rangers dive into icy waters for Search and Rescue training

– Instructors and soldiers from the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG) took part in search and rescue training near Parry Sound in Northern Ontario, which included diving into ice cold waters in simulated scenarios.

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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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