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'We all have to pitch in': Volunteers gather in Pierrefonds for big cleanup

On Saturday, volunteers from all over the Greater Montreal area went door-to-door in Pierrefonds to check on those whose homes were devastated by floods.

Around 200 people scoured the streets, equipped with rakes and shovels, eager to help anyone who needed it. 325 more words


Apology given for 'war cry' made during Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program

Participants of a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) program for young indigenous people were “taunted” with a “whooping war cry” by a sailor while visiting HMCS Fredericton during a trip. 638 more words


KF Aerospace in Kelowna awarded military contracts

Two large military maintenance contracts were awarded to KF Aerospace in Kelowna on Friday.

“This is great news for KF Aerospace, for the people of Kelowna and for the Canadian economy. 194 more words


160K in Holland (age 23) 🇳🇱

In the summer of 1989, while posted in Lahr, Germany, I was asked to join a marching team as the token female, to head to Holland for the four-day International Nijmegen Marches, which is the largest multi-day marching event in the world. 1,776 more words


Canadian fighter jets will begin patrolling Iceland airspace as part of NATO agreement

Six Canadian fighter jets will operate out of Keflavik Air Base in Iceland as part of Canada’s periodical contribution to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). 715 more words


Calgary senior granted wish to meet great-grandkids: 'I haven't hugged them and I'm going to'

It’s been years since Gordon Norwood has seen his grandson Matthew. He’s been longing to reconnect with him and meet Matthew’s wife, Dtang.

The couple lives in Thailand and has two children together: Katherine is six years old and Nicholas is three. 504 more words


Quebec floods: Dozens of homes uninhabitable in the aftermath of flooding

Ray Pretty and his family are among those trying to restart their lives in the wake of the floods that have hit Montreal so hard. 403 more words