News & Events

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  • 15 Jun 2017

    Hometown Heroes Poster Page 1, Hometown Heroes Poster Page 2 avec francais

    Cabela’s is once again recognising the efforts of Canada’s men and women in uniform during the Hometown Heroes event and offering them employee pricing at its Canadian retail stores from 15 - 18 Jun 17.

    Veterans, active duty...

  • 25 May 2017

    Combined Operations Badge on Canadian Volunteer Service Medal

    The Government of Canada is planning an overseas event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid of 19 August 1942. Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) will be calling for nominations shortly.

    The Canadian Military Engineers will...

  • 12 May 2017

    MWO J.C.J. René, CD
    MWO René joined the Canadian Armed Forces in April 1984. He was first posted CFB North Bay, ON, following QL-3 firefighter training and was promoted from private to corporal. Immediately after QL-5 graduation, he was posted to Canadian...
  • Sapper Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d)
    Deceased:
    15 May 2017

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Edwin Victor Woods (Ret’d) peacefully on 15 May 2017 in Victoria General Hospital, Victoria BC just short of his 97th birthday.

    Victor was born in Muskoka, Ontario and...