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so me and the boys contracted tetanus on a voluntary basis to channel the disease into telepathy via Huxleian slumber conditioning, dude down the hall muttering something poignant during a critical moment in my rapid eye movement stage, and the blood oath of tetanus is rather elementary. 983 more words

Edmontonians commemorate 100th anniversary of Battle of Vimy Ridge in Churchill Square

In Alberta’s capital city, hundreds gathered downtown to remember the sacrifices made 100 years ago at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in World War I. 900 more words

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Canadian Rangers

The Canadian Rangers are a sub-component of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Reserve and are the military’s eyes and ears in the north.

They provide patrols and detachments for national-security and public-safety missions in sparsely settled northern, coastal and isolated areas of Canada that can not conveniently or economically be covered by other parts of the CAF. 280 more words

Vimy Ridge at 100: Sombre march on Memorial Drive honours 'Canada's bloodiest day'

Flags at the Calgary Soldiers’ Memorial flew at half mast as a crowd of hundreds stood silent, paying tribute to the soldiers who fought and died on the plains of France 100 years ago at Vimy Ridge. 531 more words

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'Everybody is key to the team': Regina-born HMCS Saskatoon captain on busting smugglers off Central America

Lt.-Cmdr. Todd Bacon is looking forward to hooking some salmon when he returns home to B.C., but for now the commanding officer of HMCS Saskatoon is spending his time reeling in drug smugglers and their illicit cargoes in the eastern Pacific Ocean. 584 more words

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RCMP accuse Canadian Forces 2nd-highest ranking officer of leaking secret government documents

OTTAWA – New court documents appear to have pulled back the curtains on one of the military’s most closely guarded secrets: why its second-highest-ranking officer was suspended in January. 494 more words

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RCMP probe that led to Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's removal is focused on $700 million supply ship

The RCMP probe that led to the removal of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman as the Canadian military’s second-in-command also involves a high-powered defence industry lobbyist in Ottawa and an executive with a firm affiliated with a Quebec shipyard. 887 more words

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