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Space agency's new face lands
Ottawa Citizen
Jeremy Hansen's arrival on the Gatineau airstrip is nothing if not dramatic. The former Canadian Forces fighter pilot turned astronaut looks every bit the military hero as he taxis up the runway in a gold F-86 Sabre, the vintage aircraft he piloted to promote the Wings Over Gatineau-Ottawa air show. Getting the chance to fly the famed aircraft is just one of the perks awarded to Hansen since he became the new face of the Canadian Space Agency.
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U.S. company says backing out of F-35 deal will cost Canada
The Globe and Mail
The U.S. company that makes the controversial F-35 fighter is publicly warning that Canadian industry stands to lose as much as $10.5 billion in spinoff contracts if the federal government ends up not buying the warplane. Orlando Carvalho, executive vice-president of aeronautics at Lockheed Martin, delivered this cautionary message in Montreal.
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Rob Nicholson's statement on anniversary of the Battle of Britain
Ottawa Citizen
We are celebrating the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Britain. It was a crucial battle for the Allies and one that would influence the outcome of the Second World War. After France fell in May 1940, the Germans turned their attention to England, attacking its ports, airfields and radar stations in preparation for an invasion.
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Bombardier CSeries jet completes maiden flight
CBC News
It took almost 10 years and about $3.5 billion, but Canadian company Bombardier's much-anticipated new commercial jet, the CSeries, successfully completed its maiden flight. The gleaming white CS100, which Bombardier promises will be larger, quieter and more fuel efficient than anything in its commercial fleet, lifted off the runway at Mirabel airport north of Montreal.
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Photos from the National Search and Rescue Exercise
Ottawa Citizen
The Royal Canadian Air Force is in the midst of hosting the National Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX). It started Sept. 16 and runs to Sept. 20 in Gimli, MB. The exercise provides realistic training scenarios to enhance interoperability and decision-making among Canada's search and rescue (SAR) community, according to the RCAF.
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Bodies of long-missing airmen finally laid to rest in Guelph
Hamilton Spectator
After more than seven decades in the wreckage of a downed airplane at the bottom of Lake Muskoka, the bodies of two airmen were finally laid to rest. The remains of Royal Canadian Air Force Leading Aircraftman Ted Bates of Guelph and Flight Lieut. Peter Campbell of the Royal Air Force were interred in a military service at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
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Important change
CFappreciation.ca
This serves to notify all CF Appreciation Program card holders of an important change that is coming in October 2013. The Director General Morale and Welfare Services, Commodore Mark Watson, is proud to announce the launch of the CFOne Card which will eventually be the one membership card to access morale and welfare programs/services delivered by Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS).
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Space agency's new face lands
Ottawa Citizen
Jeremy Hansen's arrival on the Gatineau airstrip is nothing if not dramatic. The former Canadian Forces fighter pilot turned astronaut looks every bit the military hero as he taxis up the runway in a gold F-86 Sabre.

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Battle of Britain still remembered in Comox
Comox Valley Record
The public is invited to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Britain at the 19 Wing Comox Memorial Aircraft Park.

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Canada looks at Royal Navy choppers
Metro News
The Harper government may be ready to throw in the towel on the purchase of long-delayed CH-148 Cyclone helicopters and has gone as far as sending a military team to Britain to evaluate other aircraft.

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AGM 2013 Saskatoon
RCAF
The annual general meeting serves as the most important opportunity for members to shape their association. Reflecting on the nature of the association – its mission and vision – as well as on the accomplishments of the previous twelve months is referred to as “the fundamental accountability act. Members of the association call their directors and governors to account – from Wing presidents, through to Group executive members, on up to the members of the national executive council.
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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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