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Tag: Regional Round Up – News from coast to coast

Fire displaces veteran family

– Two military veterans and their families were displaced last week when a fire gutted their Langford home.

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Parliament Hill was 19th century military headquarters for Rideau Canal construction

– Although Parliament Hill may now bring to mind the Parliament Buildings, the Peace Tower, the Changing of the Guard ceremony and the Canada Day fireworks, it was once called Barrack Hill and was the headquarters for the construction of the Rideau Canal.

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Sable Island trips highlight strong relationship between RCN, Parks Canada

– Sable Island National Park Reserve (NPR) is a unique location that few Canadians get the opportunity to visit. The 45-kilometre long sliver of sand dune sits about 160km off of Nova Scotia – it’s dangerous to sail to, aircraft can only land directly on the sand, and private tours can be difficult and costly to arrange.

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Keeping a naval tradition alive

– Being a boatswain demands a lot from an individual. Attention to detail, teamwork and physicality are all part of the job. However, one aspect of the trade remains integral but often taken for granted…rope work!

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Simon Bolivar bicentenary commemoration

– The Ambassador of Colombia Federico Hoyos Salazar and Col William Cabrera from Colombia imposed a wreath at the Monument of the Liberator Simon Bolivar, located on Besserer Street and Dalhousie Street in Ottawa, on Wednesday, 7 Aug 2019 at 11 am.

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A medal-winning tour

– Vice-Admiral (VAdm) Haydn Edmundson, Acting Commander Military Personnel Command (A/CMPC), accepted an opportunity to put his own stamp on things at the Royal Canadian Mint.

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The Sea King to Fly Again

– You can’t keep a good aircraft down!

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V2V launching new brew

– A new Victoria microbrewery that supports veterans’ programs is launching its second beer, a blonde ale whose name and logo celebrates a British naval ship.

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RCAF Reserve-led basic military training course wraps up

– On June 27, 2019, RCAF and RCN reservists graduated from an RCAF-led basic military qualification course held at Camp Aldershot, Nova Scotia.

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MilSpouse Collective Annual Conference

– The inaugural MilSpouse Collective Annual Conference was more than just a business and networking opportunity for Candian military spouses.

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