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Canadian satellite blasts off on mission to study space weather
The Globe and Mail
Seventeen years after he first proposed the idea, Andrew Yau is finally getting a front-row seat to one of the nearest yet least understood parts of outer space — the part that starts where Earth’s atmosphere ends. The University of Calgary physicist is project scientist for CASSIOPE, Canada's latest space mission, which was successfully launched atop a rocket built by the private company Space X.
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Veterans to release report on new veterans charter
Ottawa Citizen
Guy Parent, Canada's Veterans Ombudsman, is pleased that the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, has agreed with his recommendation to conduct a comprehensive review of the New Veterans Charter, including all enhancements, with a special focus placed on the most seriously injured, support for families and the delivery of programs by Veterans Affairs Canada.
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Search-and-rescue plane soars over city
Oshawa Express
Oshawa recently had its skies darkened by a Canadian Armed Forces search-and-rescue plane conducting a training exercise. It was hard to miss the enormous aircraft as it soared over the city before landing at Oshawa Municipal Airport. Nearly 20 residents flocked to the airport to gawk at the aircraft when it landed. People stood at the security fence near the runway to watch the plane set down and take off again.
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Seek and replace
Canadian Skies
The proverbial concept that "all good things come to those who wait" might help to explain why the companies hoping to supply the Royal Canadian Air Force with new fixed wing search and rescue (FWSAR) aircraft are hanging in, long after the need was identified by the Department of National Defence (DND).
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Digital memorial wall honours WWII fallen
Peak Online
A website to remember Powell River's 55 WWII fallen soldiers is being created and its curator is looking for help from friends and families of the men. Grant Workman, a member of Brooks Secondary School's Class of 1954, returned to Powell River for a high school reunion and while visiting Townsite he and his wife took a look at the cenotaph.
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Canadian satellite blasts off on mission to study space weather
The Globe and Mail
Seventeen years after he first proposed the idea, Andrew Yau is finally getting a front-row seat to one of the nearest yet least understood parts of outer space — the part that starts where Earth’s atmosphere ends.

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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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Boeing demonstrates advanced super hornet
Canadian Skies
Boeing reported that during three weeks of testing in August, it successfully demonstrated that its F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet — fitted with new conformal fuel tanks.

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Veterans Memorial Garden is a living tribute
Daily Business Buzz
Tignish's Veterans Memorial Garden now has 31 trees growing in memory of, or in honour of, veterans from the area who served their country in time of war or peace, or who are currently serving their country. Plaques were officially unveiled recently for the final five maple trees.
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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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RCAF St-Hubert Reunion
RCAF
The bi-annual Junior Ranks Reunion is held for those who were stationed at RCAF Station St. Hubert - including but not limited to those who worked with the 401 & 438 Reserve Sqn’s, 104 KU, 426 Sqn, ADCHQ, and all other units. Today St. Hubert has so much less activity that we hold our reunion at RCAF Base Trenton. Our 9th bi-annual reunion will be held in the WOs’ & SGTs’ Mess at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario between June 20th – 22nd, 2014
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