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Edmonton salutes the Air ForceSummer is Better With PSPParliament Hill sets the stage for FortissimoCAF Firefighting Efforts in Saskatchewan Continue30,000th Last Post Ceremony

Edmonton salutes the Air Force

Before it became home to Edmonton Garrison, the lively city of Edmonton was a centre for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) for close to one hundred years. To commemorate the intertwined history of the city and the Air Force, Edmonton has declared Sept. 14 to 20 as RCAF Week. In a press release the RCAF...
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Summer is Better With PSP

With just under a month left of summer vacation, military families looking for inexpensive and engaging activities can turn to their local Personnel Support Programs (PSP). PSP staff offer great recreational ideas and have the equipment to make them happen all summer long. “Join one of our boating and sailing clubs. Take a Learn to Canoe course...
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Parliament Hill sets the stage for Fortissimo

This year’s annual Fortissimo event kicks off tonight on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and will repeat July 24 and July 25. This military and musical spectacular created for the lawns of Parliament Hill features massed military bands, pipes and drums, guest performers and the soldiers of the Ceremonial Guard is a showcase event that has drawn...
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CAF Firefighting Efforts in Saskatchewan Continue

Intense wildfires are still burning out of control in western Canada. The Government of Saskatchewan requested firefighting support from the Federal Government on July 4. On July 5, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) were asked to support provincial efforts in northern areas of the province. “The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will continue to assist the provincial authorities...
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30,000th Last Post Ceremony

Last week a Last Post Ceremony took place under Ypres’s Menin Gate in Belgium to mark the 30,000th Last Post being played. In honour of the 30,000th Last Post being played, Gonewest, the cultural commemoration program of the province of West-Flanders organized the ‘Tribute to the Tribute.’  The organization worked with Flemish actor and singer Wim...
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