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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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MCpl Kyle Ladouceur – CJOC Commendation

Dec 9, 2020 | 0 comments

4 Dec 2020 , CJOC COMD virtually presented MCpl Kyle Ladouceur with Commendation: MCpl Kyle Ladouceur (Information Systems Technician) CJOC COMMENDATION  Since his arrival in July 2020, Master Corporal Ladouceur has demonstrated remarkable technical skill as the Operations Sergeant and Information Management Officer for Task Force – Latvia. Particularly noteworthy were his efforts in resolving […]

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William J. Henderson Philanthropy Award – Colonel John Catto, CD

Dec 9, 2020 | 1 comment

The Military Communications & Electronics (C&E) Museum Foundation’s donor recognition program acknowledges various levels of financial support to our Museum. In 2015 the Board of Directors added a special award to recognize outstanding support by individuals or organizations, not only financially, but also through their volunteer activities. Given the patronage and generosity of William J. […]

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MCpl Bilodeau on Exercise NOBLE SKYWAVE

Dec 7, 2020 | 0 comments

Since 2013, Communications and Electronics Branch has brought hundreds of teams from dozens of Nations together to test, strengthen expertise and compete in a friendly atmosphere to what is now known as the most prestigious military led HF competition in the world: Noble Skywave (Ex NS). The competition verifies our tertiary means of intercontinental communications […]

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A Korean War Soldier: Sergeant Edward Allan Buckner

Dec 7, 2020 | 0 comments

To everyone who’s gone through the Canadian Forces School of Communication and Electronics (CFSCE), you would’ve gone to the Communication and Electronics (C&E) Museum at least once. Within, there is a name mentioned several times – Sgt (Ret’d) Edward Allan Buckner, a veteran mentioned in dispatches (MiD) for his service and meritorious actions in the […]

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