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Matt Gurney: Symbolic military gestures only mean so much
National Post
As a relatively rare Canadian journalist with an active interest in security and defence issues, my editors came to me yesterday asking what I thought about the decision to bring back some traditional ranks, titles and uniform patches to the Canadian Army. The announcement, made by Defence Minister Peter MacKay in Halifax, is part of the Conservative government's continuing efforts to make Canada's military history a much greater part of our national life.
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Canada's military heritage
Ottawa Citizen
The Tories have pursued a policy in recent years of restoring many of the Canadian historical military symbols — everything from hanging pictures of our sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II, in mess halls to recovering the Royal designation for the navy and air force.
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Royal Canadian Air Force could be next to go retro
Toronto Sun
The Royal Canadian Air Force is next in line to go retro on its rank titles, the Defence Minister confirmed. A day after announcing the Army would revert its uniforms, symbols and ranking system back to original British Army and Commonwealth designations, Peter MacKay told reporters the same would next be applied to the Air Force.
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Why Team Spartan is visiting the Sault
SOO Today
Team Spartan's Canadian partner tour, a series of cross-country events planned in support of its Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Replacement Program offering, the C-27J, will stop in Sault Ste. Marie. The tour has already made stops in Halifax, Montreal and Toronto.
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North Bay cadet flies back in time
The North Bay Nugget
One hundred air cadets training here are flying back in time. Peter Van Schie went back more than 70 years when private pilot Edward P. Soye revved up the engine of his Second World War Harvard IV and took off towards Quinte's skies for a flight of a lifetime.
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Canada's military heritage
Ottawa Citizen
The Tories have pursued a policy in recent years of restoring many of the Canadian historical military symbols — everything from hanging pictures of our sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II, in mess halls to recovering the Royal designation for the navy and air force.

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Body of helicopter pilot recovered following crash
ChrisD.ca
The body of a pilot who was flying a helicopter that crashed near Manitoba has been recovered. The 69-year-old Surrey, B.C., man was flying the Bell 206 helicopter when it went down in a remote area about 50 kilometres west of Gull Lake.

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Cadets to glide the skies
Comox Valley Record
Air Cadets from across British Columbia will be gliding in the skies above 19 Wing, CFB Comox this summer.

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CCTT National Technology Conference
Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists
The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) invites you to the National Technology Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 26-28, 2013. The National Technology Conference will bring together business leaders, educators and skilled technicians from across all sectors in order to ensure that the workforce of the future is ready for the challenges that lie ahead. More details can be found at cctt.ca or by contacting CCTT at 1-800-891-1140 ext 224.

EVENT NAME: CCTT National Technology Conference
DATES: September 26-28, 2013
LOCATION: Winnipeg, Manitoba
WEBSITE: http://www.cctt.ca
CONTACT: Issy LeBlond
EMAIL: ileblond@cctt.ca
TEL: 1-800-891-1140 ext 224

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The Goldfish Club
The Goldfish Club
The 2013 reunion of The Goldfish Club will be held 13-14 September 2013, at the Gleneagles Hotel, Torquay, Devon, U.K. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast are included for the Friday events, and Bed & Breakfast are included for the Saturday events, within the total registration cost which organizers sincerely hope should not exceed £400. Please note the amount is in british pounds sterling. The reunion dinner and dance will be held at the Britannia Naval College, in Dartmouth. The committee continues to work actively to secure corporate sponsors, thus seeking to lower the cost for everyone.
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