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Government of Canada presents First Bomber Command Bars
Herald Online
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, made the inaugural presentation of the new Bomber Command Bar to Veterans at a special ceremony held at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto. Veterans of Bomber Command and their families, including those representing deceased Veterans, were in attendance for the ceremony on the grounds of the former Royal Canadian Air Force Staff College.
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Independent review on F-35s says fighter jets could cost $20 million more per plane
The Hill Times
A review by accounting firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton forecasts a price tag of $95.2 million per aircraft if acquisition of the first round of F-35 jets goes ahead in 2017 under a timetable that still exists despite the government's temporary suspension of the program.
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About face on the cuts to the 5 wing goose bay weather station
Ottawa Citizen
Four of the six employees at the CFB Goose Bay/5 Wing weather station were told they were being laid off. Operations at the Newfoundland and Labrador facility, which was providing weather information on a 24-hour basis, would be scaled back, said Bernie Bolger, local president for the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE).
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Sweet 16 and flying high
Sooke News Mirror
What do you do when you're 16 and can't get beyond the Learner's stage with a driver's licence? According to one young Sooke resident, the answer is quite easy: Learn to fly, of course! Lyra Hindrichs has taken to the sky, flying in a glider. Apparently, she likes it up there.
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Princess Alice in Royal Canadian Air Force uniform, circa 1942
Yorkton This Week
In March 1942, airwomen arrived at the Yorkton Flying School #11, under command of Section Officer Jean Taylor, with Assistant Section Officer Robinson. One of the important events of 1942 was when Princess Alice, Honorary Commandant of the Women's Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force made an inspection of the Yorkton Flight School.
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Government of Canada presents First Bomber Command Bars
Herald Online
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, made the inaugural presentation of the new Bomber Command Bar to Veterans at a special ceremony held at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.

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Unique piece of Canadian aviation history unveiled at Alberta Aviation Museum
Global Toronto
A unique and important part of Canada's aviation history has been unveiled at the Alberta Aviation Museum. The F-104 Starfighter known as the fastest fighter the Royal Canadian Air Force ever had- was unveiled to an adoring crowd at the museum.

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Silver Dart replica helps tourism soar
CBC News
The Alexander Graham Bell museum in Baddeck, N.S., is crediting the Silver Dart replica with a boost in tourism. The Silver Dart aircraft flew over Baddeck on Feb. 23, 1909. It was the first powered flight in the British Empire.

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Canada wants to put an astronaut on the moon
Metro News
Canada could be sending its first astronaut to the moon under an ambitious long-term plan being developed by a group of space agencies around the world. A return to the moon within the next two decades is part of the recently updated Global Exploration Roadmap — a far-reaching plan developed by more than a dozen space agencies.
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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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