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Most Canadians can't identify the Battle of Vimy Ridge monument: Ipsos poll

Canadians aren’t known for their patriotism, but according to a new Ipsos poll, the state of the union may be worse than we thought.

On Monday April 9, Ipsos released the results of a survey revealing that only 16 per cent of Canadians could correctly identify the Vimy Monument. 692 more words


Court martial to take place in Halifax for naval reservist accused of sexual assault

A court martial will take place next week in Halifax for a Canadian Forces reservist charged with sexual assault.

In addition to sexual assault, Ordinary Seaman Andres Florian-Rodriguez is charged with one count of disgraceful behaviour and two charges of conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline. 91 more words


Helite Aviation will receive the first Bell 505 with VVip configuration

Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) signed a VIP interior in the first commercially operated Bell 505 today at Heli-Expo.

Montreal, QC based, Helite Aviation has ordered the first Bell 505 MAGnificent to be operated as a commercial, for hire… 349 more words


Where has all the time gone?

As the end of the fiscal year is around the corner and it feels like just yesterday I was submitting a leave pass to burn my vacation days, where I was looking forward to summer and the beast that comes along with it. 523 more words

Prep Cook Eat Repeat

A taste of military cooking in downtown Halifax

Cooking for dozens of people can be stressful for even the most experienced of chefs. But imagine having to feed over 100 hungry troops in the middle of harsh weather conditions in a makeshift kitchen? 356 more words


Canada to send over 200 soldiers to Mali in UN peacekeeping mission

Canada will be dispatching an aviation task force to the troubled West African nation of Mali as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission, a senior government official said Friday. 299 more words


Airdrie veteran gets Governor General's award for volunteerism

It’s a sight you can’t miss driving along Main Street in Airdrie: a military light-armoured vehicle (LAV) just a few metres off the roadway.

And now, the man who led the effort to put it on permanent display there is getting a major award for the project, as well as for his many decades of other volunteer work. 224 more words