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Situation very critical as crews battle northern Sask. wildfires

WATCH ABOVE: Saskatchewan to get military help battling fires in the northern part of the province. Amber Rockliffe reports.

SASKATOON – Canadian Armed Forces personnel are on the way to help fight wildfires in Saskatchewan. 562 more words


Quebec sniper turned filmmaker plans to fight ISIL in Syria, and bring back footage from the front lines

Wali likes to say he will be going to Syria with a gun in one hand and a camera in the other.

But of the two weapons the camera will be the more powerful, when it comes to defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 1,496 more words


Canadian troops coming home from Ebola zone

TORONTO – A six-month mission that sent Canadian Armed Forces medical personnel to West Africa to help with the Ebola response has wound up, the federal government announced Tuesday. 645 more words


Time for Change is Here

We are hearing a lot lately about sexual violence in the military. Marie Deschamps released a report about the issue.  Julie Lalonde has been in the media after her experience of… 625 more words


Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine – Warrant Officer Vitaliy Omelchenko and Lt. Alexander Zozuliak are among the lucky ones – if you can call it luck.

Both bear the scars of surviving fierce encounters with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. 658 more words


DND buries report on care for ill and injured troops

The Department of National Defence has quietly shelved an investigation into the much-criticized units created to help Canada’s most vulnerable ill and injured Afghan war veterans and other troops being transitioned out of the military. 935 more words

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Goderich's shoreline the perfect stage for air show

By Diva Christine Harris

GODERICH – We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day for the Goderich and Region Air Show.  It was warm and sunny, and the spectators were lined up all the way down the entire beachfront; some on benches, some on their lawn chairs, and even a few in the water! 471 more words