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Veterans Affairs Update

Feb 12, 2021 | 0 comments

Veterans Affairs Canada’s magazine, Salute! is now an e-newsletter. Please share this e-mail with your friends and networks, and encourage them to register by visiting letstalkveterans.ca to keep up on issues that matter to Veterans and their families. Let us know what you think about the new Salute! by emailing [email protected] Celebrating Black History Month—The Niagara Military Museum’s […]

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The IM Group Captures the Flag at International Event

Feb 8, 2021 | 0 comments

On 28 January 2021, four Branch members participated in the 2nd Annual AFCEA TECHNET International Capture the Flag (CTF) cyber challenge. The entirely virtual event hosted 54 teams from 14 different countries, including Canada, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lithuania, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan and The Netherlands. There were also a few US-based college […]

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Soldiers’ Aid Commission

Jan 22, 2021 | 0 comments

Ontario has expanded the Soldiers’ Aid Commission so Ontario Veterans of all ages and their families can access financial assistance if they are in need. Overview The Soldiers’ Aid Commission provides financial assistance to Ontario’s eligible Veterans and their families in financial need. The commission supplements support offered by the Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans […]

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Op REASSURANCE: Sig Pl Update

Jan 15, 2021 | 0 comments

Signallers of the Battle Group (BG) Latvia participated in the exercises BEAST RAIDER and HORNED VIPER during December 2020. From 30 November to 3 December, members of the BG Signals Platoon participated with our Italian allies in the Ex BEAST RAIDER patrol concentration. During this exercise, the Signallers had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills […]

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Oldest Veteran in Canada, 107, Receives Second Dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan 15, 2021 | 0 comments

John Boyd, the oldest known Veteran in Canada, received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today – from another Veteran. A physician at the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre, and a Veteran himself, Dr. David Shergold administered the vaccine. Upon preparing John for vaccination, Dr. Shergold said: “We’re fortnight [two weeks] away from your 108th birthday.” […]

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Remembrance and Commemoration of a UNEF I Signalman Philip Crouse

Jan 12, 2021 | 3 comments

Signalman Crouse was born in Liverpool, NS. He enlisted in The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals in 1960. In 1965 he was posted as a Radio and Telegraph Operator (later Rad Op) to 56 Signal Squadron as part of UNEF I (UN Emergency Force in Egypt). Unfortunately, Philip was electrocuted on 20 August 1966 working […]

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