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

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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Junior Rangers have “fabulous time” at shooting competition

– A Junior Ranger team representing Northern Ontario had a successful finish in the annual Junior Ranger national marksmanship competition.

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DT News: 5th anniversary of the Osside Institute and 11th edition of the Junior Canadian Rangers National Marksmanship Championship

– The Osside Institute is world-renowned in providing specific military education to non-commissioned members. The Institute is named after Chief Warrant Officer Robert Osside, the first Canadian Armed Forces Chief Warrant Officer to be appointed in 1978.

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Canadian Rangers assisting in emergency evacuation of Kashechewan

– Canadian Rangers are playing key roles in the evacuation of Kashechewan First Nation, as it prepares for possible serious flooding.

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Being a Canadian ranger instructor is a unique job in the military

– A few years ago the Canadian Armed Forces had a recruiting slogan that said “there’s no life like it.” For Sergeant Eric Scott, a new Canadian Ranger instructor with the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG), which commands the Rangers of the Far North of Ontario, the slogan still rings true.

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Canadian Rangers and RCAF rescue stranded travellers

– The rescue of a stranded family of eight, whose snowmobiles went through lake ice, is “proof that the rescue system works,” according to the officer commanding the Canadian Rangers in the Far North of Ontario.

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Peawanuck Canadian rangers go to the aid of an injured hunter

– A hunting injury in a remote part of the Far North of Ontario resulted in a situation that was “interesting,” according the Canadian Army officer who commands the Canadian Rangers of Northern Onario.

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Canadian Rangers a growing community resource in Northern Ontario

– The Canadian Rangers have created an impressive record of service to the First Nations of the Far North of Ontario, according to Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Richardson, their commanding officer.

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Attawapiskat Canadian Rangers rescue hunter on Akimiski Island

– A hunter whose snowmobile broke down and was forced to spend the night in an improvised shelter made from his toboggan and a tarpaulin was rescued by a Canadian Ranger search party.

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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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