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Fat-tire bikes offer four season fitness

– Fat-tire bikes aren’t for everyone – especially those who feel the need for the speed you can only get riding a road bike. However, for the right person, these bikes do offer a number of great advantages.

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NORAD Tracks Santa program kicks off for 2019

– NORAD Tracks Santa kicks off December 1, 2019 with an interactive website, social media channels, “Santa Cam” streaming video and more. On December 24, users may call or text 1-877-HiNORAD for Santa’s up-to-date location.

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Canadian researcher investigating gender and peacekeeping

– As the United Nations and militaries across the world work toward greater female representation in peacekeeping operations, a Canadian researcher is delving into this little-studied area to shed more light on the potential implications.

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Service couple marry aboard the CC-150 Polaris

– On July 29, at more than 23,000 feet and a speed of 320 knots, Corporal Rachelle MacDonald and Warrant Officer Adrian MacKinnon said “I do” aboard the CC-150 Polaris aircraft.

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RCAF runner fares well at world-level championships

– World Masters Athlete Major Serge Faucher competed recently at the North, Central America and Caribbean Region of WMA Championships, coming home with a personal bronze and a team silver.

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434 (OT&E) Squadron bolsters affiliation with famed Bluenose II

– The Tall Ships Festival held August 31 to September 1, 2019, in Brockville, Ontario, provided a memorable opportunity for 434 Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) “Bluenose” Squadron from 8 Wing Trenton to reconnect with its famous lineage.

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Women making History on Operation IMPACT

– The Canadian Training and Assistance Teams (CTAT) on Operation IMPACT, Canada’s training mission in the Middle East, are helping Jordan and Lebanon build military capacity through projects and training that contribute to long-term security and stability.

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DT News: exercise NOBLE SKYWAVE and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

– The 16 Days began on November 25th, and is marked with the theme and hashtag #OurActionsMatter.

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An exceptional refuge for many species

– Amateur ornithologists set up nearby, equipped with cameras with telephoto lenses, in the hope of taking the best picture of a migratory bird in flight. The view of Lake Saint-Pierre is magnificent, and you can observe a variety of wildlife and plant species. No, it is not a national park, but the Munitions Experimentation Test Centre (METC). What a great place to work for environmental specialists!

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Shearwater technician shows his strength

– 12 Wing Shearwater’s Master Corporal Gabriel Auclair earned the number one spot at the 2019 World Masters Olympic Weightlifting Championships.

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