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

From Junior Canadian Ranger to Doctor

– Just 10 years ago, Dylan Vatcher was a member of the Junior Canadian Ranger (JCR) patrol at La Tabatière on the Lower North Shore of Quebec. In the spring of 2019, he completed his doctorate in medicine at McGill University.

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Canadian Rangers conduct first patrol around Akimiski Island

– Canadian Rangers had to use gun shots to warn off a polar bear during their first patrol around Akimiski Island, a large uninhabited island in James Bay.

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Canadian Rangers assisting again in second Pikangikum fire evacuation

– Canadian Rangers have been called for the second time in less than a month, to assist in the evacuation of an isolated First Nation, threatened by an out-of-control forest fire in Northern Ontario.

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Learning to drive an ATV safely a key part of Camp Loon training

– Learning how to drive an all-terrain vehicle safely was an important part of the training Junior Canadian Rangers received at Camp Loon, the Junior Ranger advanced training camp held annually in the bush north of Geraldton.

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New Canadian Ranger sworn in at annual Chiefs Conference

– It was a day Shawnda Mamakwa is unlikely to forget.

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Canadian Ranger travels thousands of kilometers to obtain university degree

– A Canadian Ranger, from a remote community in the Far North of Ontario, has travelled thousands of kilometers to attend university classes, and earn a degree.

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Canadian Rangers guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa

– Two Canadian Rangers from Northern Ontario are among a small group of Rangers selected, from across Canada, to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Ottawa.

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Junior Canadian Rangers learn to celebrate a traditional Cree season

– A group of Junior Canadian Rangers from an isolated First Nation, completed an on-the-land trip, during which they learned about their culture and how to do without their electronic devices for several days.

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DT News: Bravo Zulu to the Canadian Rangers of the Pikangikum First Nation

– The Ranger patrol quickly sprang into action when a major forest fire threatened their remote Northern Ontario community.

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Canadian Rangers working long hours in Pikangikum fire evacuation

– The Canadian Rangers of Pikangikum First Nation are receiving accolades for their role in helping their remote Northern Ontario community evacuate as it is threatened by a major forest fire.

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