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Former Second World War Veteran remembered for his service to CanadaCanadian Community Launching Fundraising Campaign for Remembrance MonumentCanada loses a Second World War heroineMilitary Spouse remembered for her warmth, compassion, and selflessnessDeath of Leading Seaman

Former Second World War Veteran remembered for his service to Canada

The funeral of political figure and one-time Minister of National Defence, Gilles Lamontagne was held on June 18 in Quebec City at the Notre-Dame de Quebec Cathedral-Basilica. Lamontagne passed away at the age of 97 on June 15. “On a personal level, I will remember Gilles mostly through the stories told by my father – of...
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Canadian Community Launching Fundraising Campaign for Remembrance Monument

Former Minister of Veterans Affairs, Erin O’Toole, business leaders and families of the fallen from the Durham region of Ontario are rallying support for a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III Monument in their community to honour those that served in the Afghanistan Conflict. “Canada Company, working with some people like retired General Dave Fraser, have come...
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Canada loses a Second World War heroine

Statement from the Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy   OTTAWA — Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, issued the following statement on the passing of naval hero Lieutenant Commander (ret’d) Margaret Brooke, MBE, PhD: “On behalf of the entire Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces, my deepest condolences are extended to the...
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Military Spouse remembered for her warmth, compassion, and selflessness

The military community lost an avid supporter and comrade when Raquel Hounsell passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family on Jan. 2, 2016 from terminal cancer. One of her closest and dearest friends, Franziska Buri, said, “The warmth of her personality combined with her compassion and selflessness made her an incredible human being that anybody...
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Death of Leading Seaman

The search for Leading Seaman Benoit Bilodeau ended tragically Monday afternoon after a citizen found Bilodeau deceased on Shearwater Flyer Trail, a wooded trail off of Howard Ave, according to Halifax RCMP. Bilodeau who was reported missing on Nov. 25, 2015 and last seen on Nov. 21 near 12 Wing Shearwater. Rear-Admiral John Newton, Commander Maritime Forces...
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