Ex-Cadets & Cadets in the News & … More

Canadian jets fly nearly 100 missions in Libya

Brig.-Gen. Richard Blanchette said that Canadian CF-18 fighters have been active in Libyan skies, accounting for 98 of the 832 fighter missions flown by NATO jets since the start of combat operations.

13595 Richard Blanchette Bio

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Military hockey teams pay tribute to fallen comrade

“You’re showing everybody that this is the way to live your life,” Latulippe told CTV Atlantic. “Enjoy the moment, celebrate life. So I think we’re celebrating Chris’s life by doing this every year.”

19181 Sebastien Latulippe

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Panjwaii sweep nets Taliban weaponry

Brig.-Gen. Dean Milner, the Canadian task force commander, explained that a series of recent operations were designed so that his troops would be “well prepared for the fighting season. We have the initiative. We have captured or killed a large number of insurgents this winter. They’re off balance.”

14596 Dean Milner

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Academics 101: An Introduction for the Military Community

 

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Still soaring

“Our previous captain had graduated, so my best friend and I ended up taking on that leadership role. Being captain of any team is an honour, but with the group of girls we had, it was a great honour,”

25121  OCdt (IV) Carolyn Pumphrey

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Comparisons between rugby and the battlefield

“People do like to compare warfare and doing battle on the sports field and I am always hesitant to do that,” he told me. “One is over in about 80 minutes and the other is far more serious and that is where the true heroes lie …”

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Julia Gillard backs a woman’s right to fight on the frontline of military combat

“I have a view that men and women are equal. A few years ago I heard Peter Cosgrove say that men and women should have an equal right to fight and die for their country. I think he is right about that,”

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The shuttle’s last blast

“The interest in Canada was phenomenal — media were coming to my house and wanted to watch me putting the kids to bed at night, watch us eating hamburgers outside,”

Marc Garneau

“It was thrillingly challenging,” he says. “It was taking two very fractious draft horses and putting them in the same harness and trying to get them to pull together.”

Chris Hadfield

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Rotary steps up with new pool proposal

“We think repairing the Rotary Pool and the recreation equipment, adding a Splash Pad … and finally converting the pool into a 12-month pool will resurrect activities at the Conservation Park and make it a year-round attractions for family rest and recreation,”

Rotary President 5780 Bernie Laliberte

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