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CFB Chilliwack Saluting Base Memorial
CMEA
The last of the CFB Chilliwack Memorial engraved bricks will be laid by the end of May. These are the engraved bricks surrounding the newly dedicated saluting base in Chilliwack. They look fantastic, and those who purchase one will be immortalized in that special home of ours. Bricks are $100 each, and you will get a tax deductible receipt mailed to you by February 2015. Your brick may have three lines with sixteen characters on each line (spaces and punctuation count). Those attending the Retired Sappers Reunion at the end of April can order and pay at that time. Make cheque or money order payable to "CFBCHS" and mail to:

CFBCHS
6760 School Lane
Chilliwack, B.C. V2R 2C9
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U.N. Security Council demands better Darfur peacekeeping force
Reuters
The U.N. Security Council recently demanded improvements in the international peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region and called on Khartoum to improve cooperation with the mission in the remote, conflict-torn territory. The 15-nation council's appeal came after U.N. and African Union officials sounded an alarm last week over the worsening violence in Darfur, which has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people this year.
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Retreat brings mothers of fallen Canadian soldiers together
The Vancouver Sun
Sian LeSueur threw a 26th birthday party for her son last month with friends and family, cake and candles. But Garrett Chidley wasn't there to make a wish; he died four years ago while serving in Afghanistan. "I love to talk about Garrett. I'm going to keep talking about him because I sometimes feel that if I don't, I'll forget things. Because all I have now are these memories," says LeSueur from her home in Surrey.
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Canadian technology and the flight of the drones
The Globe and Mail
When Libyan rebels marched on Tripoli in 2011, a Canadian drone led the way. The unmanned aircraft, a product of a company called Aeryon Labs based in Waterloo, ON, sliced slowly over the landscape, mapping the terrain and sending valuable tactical information to the soldiers. Six months later, a similar scene played out in perhaps the polar opposite setting, as an Aeryon craft hummed across the Bering Sea.
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Remembering Vimy — cadets mark one of nation's great battles
Calgary Sun
It is seen as one of our country's greatest military victories and, by some, as the day Canada as a nation was born. And recently, members of the Army Cadet League of Alberta and the Canadian Armed Forces gathered to pay an early tribute to that day of achievement and sacrifice, Vimy Ridge Day.

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Military engineers helping to build new stage at Filberg Park in Comox, B.C.
Comox Valley Record
The 191 Construction Engineering Flight sub-unit of 19 Wing Comox is volunteering some sweat equity to construct a new main stage in time for the next Filberg Festival. Like the Habitat for Humanity house in Courtenay, the project provides an avenue for the base to give back to the community over the long-term. "These are the kinds of projects that are certainly something that they do," Capt. Trevor Reid said.

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Military surplus
The Walrus
Surrounded by Hesco bastions and concertina wire, the Mission Closure Team has the unglamorous task of packing up Canada's twelve years of war in Afghanistan. What to ship out? What to leave behind? Pallet jacks pick up boxes brimming with the sundries of war: a radio amplifier, a shovel, a first aid kit, some cables, a tool box, a lone tambourine. The boxes will be airlifted to Kuwait before continuing to Canada by sea, a total of 17,745 kilometres.

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Ottawa announces start of construction for 2 Halifax military projects
Global News
The federal government has announced the start of construction on two military projects in Halifax. The first project is a housing and training facility for the junior ranks at Canadian Forces Base Halifax. Aecon and SLI have been awarded that contract for $64.8 million. The second project, worth $6.1 million, is going to PCL Constructors Canada for a new armoury in Bedford.
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Graphene carbon tubes could change construction
Net Newsledger
Mining across Northern Ontario is seen as the next economic wave for the region. Often, however, the reality of what happens with minerals found in the region, and what impact they can have in the world is not fully realized. Near Constance Lake First Nation, at the company's Albany Project, Zenyatta Ventures is developing a major graphite find.
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Military offers sneak peek at explosive training exercise
CTV News
If you felt the earth shake in Shearwater, N.S. recently, you weren't alone. Explosive devices were detonated in a controlled environment as part of a unique training exercise conducted by the Canadian Armed Forces. They were the kind of explosions most people only see on television, but IEDs — improvised explosive devices — are becoming an ever-growing threat in the Western World.
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Market will shake out LNG field
Calgary Herald
A rising tide will lift all ships and, in the case of LNG, it can also boost a lot of ports. Even as British Columbia Premier Christy Clark was in Ottawa recently to announce an agreement with the federal government to train workers for future liquefied natural gas projects on the West Coast, it emerged one major Canadian energy producer was also looking at a potential LNG export terminal on the East Coast.
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Get set for gasification: CanNor to fund waste-to-energy project in Iqaluit
Nunatsiaq Online
The City of Iqaluit will soon launch a pilot project to convert waste into energy, thanks to funding from the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. Leona Aglukkaq, MP for Nunavut, minister responsible for CanNor and environment minister, announced $350,000 in funding for a $501,500 gasification system that reduces household waste to "eight per cent of its total volume."
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