Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Mandate Letter

The new VAC Mandate Letter has just been released on the PM’s website. The new and old ones are enclosed (as we will want to make sure to track).

Dear Mr. O’Regan:

I am honoured that you have agreed to serve Canadians as Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.

We promised Canadians real change – in both what we do and how we do it.  Canadians sent a clear message in the last election, and our platform offered a new, ambitious plan for a strong and growing middle class.  Canadians expect us to fulfill our commitments, and it is my expectation that you will do your part in delivering on those promises to Canadians.

We made a commitment to grow our economy, strengthen the middle class, and help those working hard to join it.  We committed to provide more direct help to those who need it by giving less to those who do not.  We committed to public investment to spur economic growth, job creation, and broad-based prosperity.  We committed to a responsible, transparent fiscal plan for challenging economic times.

I expect Canadians to hold us accountable for delivering these commitments, and I expect all ministers to do their part – individually and collectively – to improve economic opportunity and security for Canadians.

It is my expectation that we will deliver real results and professional government to Canadians.  To ensure that we have a strong focus on results, I will expect Cabinet committees and individual ministers to: track and report on the progress of our commitments; assess the effectiveness of our work; and align our resources with priorities, in order to get the results we want and Canadians deserve.

If we are to tackle the real challenges we face as a country – from a struggling middle class to the threat of climate change – Canadians need to have faith in their government’s honesty and willingness to listen.  I expect that our work will be informed by performance measurement, evidence, and feedback from Canadians.  We will direct resources to initiatives that have the greatest positive impact on the lives of Canadians, and that allow us to meet our commitments to them.  I expect you to report regularly on your progress toward fulfilling our commitments and to help develop effective measures that assess the impact of the organizations for which you are answerable.

I made a personal commitment to bring new leadership and a new tone to Ottawa.  We made a commitment to Canadians to pursue our goals with a renewed sense of collaboration.  Improved partnerships with provincial, territorial, and municipal governments are essential to deliver the real, positive change that we promised Canadians.  No relationship is more important to me and to Canada than the one with Indigenous Peoples.  It is time for a renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership.

We have also committed to set a higher bar for openness and transparency in government.  It is time to shine more light on government to ensure it remains focused on the people it serves.  Government and its information should be open by default.  If we want Canadians to trust their government, we need a government that trusts Canadians.  It is important that we acknowledge mistakes when we make them.  Canadians do not expect us to be perfect – they expect us to be honest, open, and sincere in our efforts to serve the public interest.

Our platform guides our government.  Over the course of our four-year mandate, I expect us to deliver on our commitments.  It is our collective responsibility to ensure that we fulfill our promises, while living within our fiscal plan.  Other issues will arise or will be brought to our attention by Canadians, stakeholders, and the public service.  It is my expectation that you will engage constructively and thoughtfully and add priorities to your agenda when appropriate.

As Minister, you will be held accountable for our commitment to bring a different style of leadership to government.  This will include: close collaboration with your colleagues; meaningful engagement with Opposition Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Committees and the public service; constructive dialogue with Canadians, civil society, and stakeholders, including business, organized labour, the broader public sector, and the not-for-profit and charitable sectors; and identifying ways to find solutions and avoid escalating conflicts unnecessarily.  As well, members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, indeed all journalists in Canada and abroad, are professionals who, by asking necessary questions, contribute in an important way to the democratic process. Your professionalism and engagement with them is essential.

Canadians expect us, in our work, to reflect the values we all embrace:  inclusion, honesty, hard work, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit.  We will be a government that governs for all Canadians, and I expect you, in your work, to bring Canadians together.

You are expected to do your part to fulfill our government’s commitment to transparent, merit-based appointments, to help ensure gender parity and that Indigenous Peoples and minority groups are better reflected in positions of leadership.

Veterans and their families have earned our respect and gratitude.  Veterans should not have to fight their own government for the support and compensation they have earned.  As Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, your overarching goal will be to ensure that our government lives up to our sacred obligation to Veterans and their families.  I expect you to ensure that Veterans receive the respect, support, care, and economic opportunities they deserve.  You will ensure that we honour the service of our Veterans and provide new career opportunities, make it easier for Veterans to access services – including mental health services – and do more to support the families of Canada’s Veterans.  I ask you to work closely with your colleague the Minister of National Defence to ensure a seamless transition for Canadian Forces members to the programs and services of your department.

In particular, I will expect you to work with your colleagues and through established legislative, regulatory, and Cabinet processes, to deliver on your top priorities:

  • Work with the Minister of National Defence to reduce complexity and strengthen partnerships between Veterans Affairs and National Defence.  As both Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, you will drive efforts to close the seam between these two departments and make public a roadmap with key milestones of action.
  • You will continue the successful implementation of already announced initiatives, including:
    • the increased value of the Disability Award;
    • expanded access to the Permanent Impairment Allowance;
    • providing injured Veterans with 90 percent of their pre-release salary, and indexing this benefit;
    • the new Veterans Education Benefit;
    • the nine re-opened Veterans Affairs service offices, the newly opened office in Surrey, British Columbia, expanded outreach activities to Veterans in the North, hiring of more service delivery staff, and full implementation of all of the Auditor General’s recommendations on enhancing mental health service delivery to Veterans;
    • greater education, counselling, and training for families who are providing care and support to Veterans living with physical and/or mental health issues as a result of their service, including the recently expanded Veterans Family Program at all Military Family Resource Centres;
    • the end of the time limit for surviving spouses to apply for vocational rehabilitation and assistance services;
    • doubled funding to the Last Post Fund;
    • improved career transition services to help Veterans gain skills to successfully transition to the civilian workforce;
    • the Caregiver Recognition Benefit, paid directly to Veterans’ caregivers;  and
    • the new Veteran Emergency Fund and Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund.
  • Re-establish lifelong pensions as an option for our injured Veterans, while ensuring that every injured Veteran has access to financial advice and support so that they can determine the form of compensation that works best for them and their families.
  • Streamline the current suite of benefits with the goal of reducing overlap and administrative burden, and further improving Veterans Affairs Canada staff performance as well as the client experience for Veterans both as they transition to civilian life and as their needs change throughout their lives.  You will also improve transparency and communications so that Veterans and their families have clarity and predictability of available benefits and services.
  • Improve career and vocational assistance for Veterans through ensuring that job opportunities for returning Veterans are included in Community Benefits Agreements for new federally-funded infrastructure projects.
  • Deliver a higher standard of service and care, and ensure that a “one Veteran, one standard” approach is upheld.
  • Implement the creation of a centre of excellence in mental health to enhance research and best practices and establish a second centre of excellence based on the area of greatest need.
  • Increase the Veteran survivor’s pension amount from 50 percent to 70 percent.
  • Eliminate the “marriage after 60” claw-back clause, so that surviving spouses of Veterans receive appropriate pension and health benefits.
  • Work with the Minister of National Defence to develop a suicide prevention strategy for Canadian Armed Forces personnel and Veterans.

These priorities draw heavily from our election platform commitments.

I expect you to work closely with your Deputy Minister and his or her senior officials to ensure that the ongoing work of your department is undertaken in a professional manner and that decisions are made in the public interest.  Your Deputy Minister will brief you on issues your department may be facing that may require decisions to be made quickly.  It is my expectation that you will apply our values and principles to these decisions, so that issues facing your department are dealt with in a timely and responsible manner, and in a way that is consistent with the overall direction of our government.

Our ability, as a government, to successfully implement our platform depends on our ability to thoughtfully consider the professional, non-partisan advice of public servants.  Each and every time a government employee comes to work, they do so in service to Canada, with a goal of improving our country and the lives of all Canadians.  I expect you to establish a collaborative working relationship with your Deputy Minister, whose role, and the role of public servants under his or her direction, is to support you in the performance of your responsibilities.

We have committed to an open, honest government that is accountable to Canadians, lives up to the highest ethical standards, and applies the utmost care and prudence in the handling of public funds.  I expect you to embody these values in your work and observe the highest ethical standards in everything you do.  When dealing with our Cabinet colleagues, Parliament, stakeholders, or the public, it is important that your behaviour and decisions meet Canadians’ well-founded expectations of our government.  I want Canadians to look on their own government with pride and trust.

As Minister, you must ensure that you are aware of and fully compliant with the Conflict of Interest Act and Treasury Board policies and guidelines.  Open and Accountable Government has been developed to assist you as you undertake your responsibilities.  I ask that you carefully read it and ensure that your staff does so as well.  I draw your attention in particular to the Ethical Guidelines set out in Annex A of that document, which apply to you and your staff.  As noted in the Guidelines, you must uphold the highest standards of honesty and impartiality, and both the performance of your official duties and the arrangement of your private affairs should bear the closest public scrutiny.  This is an obligation that is not fully discharged by simply acting within the law.  Please also review the areas of Open and Accountable Government that we have expanded or strengthened, including the guidance on non-partisan use of departmental communications resources and the new code of conduct for exempt staff.

I know I can count on you to fulfill the important responsibilities entrusted in you.  In turn, please know that you can count on me to support you every day in your role as Minister.

I am deeply grateful to have this opportunity to serve with you as we build an even greater country.  Together, we will work tirelessly to honour the trust Canadians have given us.


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Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada

Studying the Invictus Games

From the Legion Magazine.

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Researcher finds much to study in Invictus Games 

Story and photography by Stephen J. Thorne

In the first weeks after the previous London and Orlando Invictus Games, many
of those participants said they went into a post-competition slump, especially
the ones who had not been supported in developing post-Invictus goals.

The founder of the Invictus program, Prince Harry, addressed
this issue in his speech at the closing ceremonies, where he
encouraged participants to take on new Invictus challenges.

The Wounded Video Essay

Hubris, hyperbole, hope and hockey 

By Terry Fallis

The National Hockey League returns tonight and millions of Canadians of a
particular persuasion get ready to board the annual nine-month, 82-game
roller coaster. That is the lot for the hometown hockey fan, especially if you
carry the torch for a certain Toronto franchise decked out in blue and white.

I know what you’re thinking. I’m just another deluded,
demented, deranged Leafs fan. But hear me out.

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[Wreaths Across America eNewsletter #150] Voices of our volunteers…

From the Wreaths Across America organization.

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Voices Of Our Volunteers

This week we saw with pride that WAA volunteer and veteran of three wars (WWII, Korea, and Vietnam) Carmine Pecorelli is being honored by his Alma Mater, The Citadel.

Some readers may recognize Carmine for his amazing story (video), and ability to connect with the younger generations of Wreaths Across America supporters.
It reminded me how fortunate we are to have such hard working, dedicated volunteers all across the Nation, focused on this mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach.
Have you signed up as a volunteer to participate this December? It is a great way to get updates and event details for your local community. You can see a map (search by your town or zip code) of our 1300+ participating locations to sign up near you – and let others know you are on the mission too!
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“It’s heart-wrenching to see that and participate in that, Rick shares. “To see all the mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, aunts, and uncles waiting there to have a wreath to place on their family member’s headstone, there are just no words for it, none.”
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100 Reasons Why We Remember, Honor, and Teach; Countdown to Wreath Day 2017 With American Gold Star Mothers

“My story is a little different because my son Justin was killed in a non-combat related friendly fire incident,” Sue explains. ” It was an accident.
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This Week in Social Media:

This is How Some Veterans Reacted During the Las Vegas Shooting

This is How Some Veterans Reacted During the Las Vegas Shooting

When a gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas, many veterans rose to the call to render aid to the victims.
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Korean War POW Earns Medal of Honor for Saving His Unit

A Group of Sailors and Soldiers are Going to Play Baseball Like it’s WW1

Sailors and soldiers will don flannel uniforms and play baseball by century-old rules to recreate the US Army versus Navy games from World War I.
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Florida Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Veterans Tombstones

80 WWII and Korea Veterans Experience D.C. For Honor Flight

Several local veterans took part in an “honor flight” Saturday to Washington D.C. to take in war memorials and monuments representing United States military experience.
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World War II survivor, 84, finally receives high school diploma

This Group Believes in the Power of Pups to Treat Vets’ Invisible Wounds

The idea of using a service dog for psychiatric or emotional reasons is relatively new. That’s all changing thanks to a demand for more alternative treatments to address PTSD.
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Did You Know? In 1968, North Korea Captured A U.S. War Ship And Tortured The 82 Sailors On Board

Did You Know? In 1968, North Korea Captured A U.S. War Ship And Tortured The 82 Sailors On Board

The USS Pueblo is still being held in Pyongyang By the time White House aides woke President Lyndon B. Johnson in the middle of the night on January 23, 1968, it was already too…
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Do you know of a patriotic story for or about our veterans, that we should be sharing? We would love to hear it!

You can submit the basic details here, and we will follow up with you.
Note: Have you ever had a conversation with a “reporter-bot?” We set this up to collect stories 24/7 or whenever it is convenient for you, and then the WAA Social Media Team can join the conversation. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Join us on December 16th (the 3rd Saturday in December), 2017 for National Wreaths Across America Day. Use this map to find a location and sign up to volunteer. Can’t find a location near you? You can start one (adding new locations for 2017)!
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Mission Accomplished: Fresh Family Volunteers on Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington

Mission Accomplished: Fresh Family Volunteers on Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington

An icy, cold and rainy Saturday morning quickly thawed with the warmth of the Fresh Family members who showed up in full force for Wreaths Across America. At Tommy McFly’s count, more than 260 volunteers met The Tommy Show to set donated wreaths at the headstones of those laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Official launch of “our stories”: Canadians Changing the World

From one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay area.

C100 & RBC Launch “our stories”, Canadians in Tech returns to Palo Alto
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our stories: Canadians Changing the World
A new video series connecting Canadians and Silicon Valley

To enhance the impact of C100’s dynamic programs in Silicon Valley, we are launching a video series called “our stories” for the purpose of connecting Canadians and Silicon Valley.  Each video features real-life stories of successes, failures and insights into how to make the most of the connection between Silicon Valley and Canada.

Together with RBC, we hope to motivate Canadian entrepreneurs to succeed globally. Here are the first two of many more to come….

our stories
Watch. Consider. Share. Repeat.

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy Founder of theBoardlist: “Humility is a Secret Weapon for Entrepreneurs”
our stories: "The Moment I Became an Entrepreneur"
Tobi Lütke, CEO of Shopify: “The Moment I Became an Entrepreneur”
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October 26th
5:30PM – 7:30PM
Palo Alto

C100 hosts monthly meetups in San Francisco and in the Valley for all Canadians visiting or living in the Bay Area to network with one another alongside C100’s staff, Charter Members and Partners. These frequent gatherings are the only consistent Bay Area networking events open to the public. RSVP required.

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RCAFA Wing 424 commemorates Battle of Britain in Cornwall

From the RCAF Association.

September 29, 2017    
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RCAFA Wing 424 commemorates Battle of Britain in Cornwall Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

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Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) recently stood at attention in full dress uniform, despite the sweltering heat, to honour the pilots who fought and died during the Battle of Britain. The Battle of Britain wasn’t so much a battle as it was a three-month onslaught, where British and Canadian pilots fought off an aerial invasion by the German air force, the “Luftwaffe,” beginning in the summer of 1940. The Royal Canadian Air Force Association Wing 424 has held an annual ceremony to honour the pilots who died trying to keep the Luftwaffe from crossing the English Channel 77 years ago.  READ MORE

CF-18 upgrade plan more critical as Bombardier-Boeing spat puts Super Hornet purchase in doubt Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

The Vancouver Sun
As the showdown between Bombardier and Boeing threatens to scuttle any deal for Canada’s purchase of Super Hornet jets, the Canadian military expects to finalize by next year the details on how it will upgrade its existing fleet of fighters. The modernization plan for the CF-18s will become even more critical as the Liberal government now tries to figure out its next steps.  READ MORE

Bombardier faces prospect of bad news for aerospace, railway businesses Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

CBC News 
Bombardier faces the prospect of a double barrel of bad news today affecting its commercial aircraft and railway businesses. The first hit on the Canadian company could come from Europe with the announcement of a possible deal to merge Germany’s railway manufacturer Siemens with Alstom of France.  READ MORE

NORAD, Lt.-Gen. St-Amand appear at odds with Mattis, NATO Treaty Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Ottawa Citizen 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has somewhat suggested he might be open to rethinking Canadian involvement in the U.S. ballistic missile defence system. Although he hasn’t at this point reversed the decision of previous Canadian governments not to become involved in the U.S. ground-based missile defence system, news media outlets point out he opened the door, albeit a little, when he acknowledged his government will look at how to deal the situation with North Korea’s missiles.  READ MORE

The hitch in Ukraine’s peacekeeping bid: Where and how to keep the peace Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

A United Nations peacekeeping force populated with Canadians may, in the estimation of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, be the “shortest way” to end fighting in his troubled land, but his determination to exclude Russia could make for a long, uncertain road. Contributing to a UN-led intervention in Ukraine’s troubled, breakaway eastern districts would, on the surface, be appealing to the Liberal government.  READ MORE

Lancaster ownership changes hands Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

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Recently, the ownership of Lancaster bomber KB882 officially changed hands from from the City of Edmundston, N.B. to the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton. The Royal Canadian Air Force has started to dismantle the aircraft to prepare for its transport to its new home in Quinte West. In a media release, the RCAF indicated KB882 symbolizes the more than 50,000 Canadians who served in Bomber Command during the Second World War and nearly 10,000 who died.  READ MORE

Body recently found in India believed to be Peterborough airman who went missing in 1944 during the Second World War Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Peterborough Examiner
A body found in a Second World War plane that crashed in India could be a Peterborough man who went missing in 1944. The late Clare Pymer McWilliams was a wireless operator and air gunner in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). He was declared missing on June 1, 1944, when his RAF 117 Squadron Dakota aircraft didn’t return to India after a supply-dropping operation over Burma. He was 23.  READ MORE


100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force now includes a third airshow — the Shuttleworth Collection’s ‘military pageant’ Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Ian Allan Travel 
On Aug. 17, 1917, South African General Jan Smuts presented a report to the British government’s War Council setting out his ideas on the future of air power. The report was duly approved and led to the formation of the world’s first air force being born on the April 1, 1918. The Royal Air Force (RAF) was formed by the amalgamation of the squadrons and military personnel of the British Army’s “Royal Flying Corps” (RFC) with the Royal Navy’s “Royal Naval Air Service” (RNAS).  READ MORE

Air Cadet League of Canada Online Auction Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Air Cadet League of Canada
RCAF Association members and especially those in support of Canada’s Air Cadet program, we encourage you to visit this website at this link, here, to view items and prizes that go up for auction beginning Sept. 23. Proceeds from the online auction will help fund the air cadet program. If you own a business, or know of a business, and would like to feature a product from the business, on the auction, please contact “Anthony” Please help promote the online auction!

In the coming weeks, we ask that you pass this on to everyone in your network… it is all about getting lots of bidders to our site in order to achieve success! Email, Facebook, webpages…any avenue you have to help promote it to your network will be helpful!

We hope there might be a unique gift that fits your fancy. You can view the items now; if you see something you like, be sure to register as a bidder (it’s free to register). The bidding will start on Saturday Sept. 23 and run untilMonday Oct. 9. You will be notified throughout the auction if someone else has bid higher, but you can keep on bidding to make sure you win that special gift!

The RCAF Association mission is: “YOUTH-HERITAGE-ADVOCACY”

As you can see our kids are first in our thoughts! Help support the Air Cadet League Today! 

427 Squadron Gathering of the Lions Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Tickets for the 75th Anniversary Gathering of the Lions Gala are now on sale! This all-ranks event will take placeSaturday, Oct. 14, 2017, to include a dinner catered by Ullrich’s on Main, live music from a selection of the Ottawa Valley’s best artists, and a chance for Lions, both current and former, to come together in celebration. READ MORE

426 Training and Transport Squadron 75th Anniversary Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Calling all Thunderbirds home to the nest! This year, we’re celebrating our 75th anniversary and are hoping to have the flock come home to help us remember our history and heritage. Please mark Oct. 20-22 in your calendar and join us for a huge party. If you have humorous stories or anecdotes to share, please send them to the following address:

MWO Christine Krueger
426 Sqn 8 Wing/CFB Trenton
PO Box 1000, Stn Forces
Astra, ON, Canada K0K 3W0

Birchall Leadership Awards Banquet Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

On Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in collaboration with the Royal Military College, the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is honoured to present the Birchall Leadership Award to Colonel (Retired) Chris Hadfield, OC, OOnt, MSC, CD. Colonel Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space. A Royal Military College graduate, an engineer, and former Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) fighter pilot, Colonel Hadfield has flown two space shuttle missions and served as Commander of the International Space Station.

For more information about the Birchall Leadership Awards Banquet:

AIAC Summit Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada event brings together Canadian and international companies of all sizes, government, and academia for two days in the nation’s capital. More than 1,200 participants — primarily C-suite executives and government officials — are expected to attend.  READ MORE

Sea King Retirement Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Sea King Retirement Committee
After more than 50 years of service, the Sea King will be retired December 2018 at 443MH Victoria. Advance planning is underway. Visit for updates.

‘I wouldn’t be here if I hadn’t been an Air Cadet’ Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Air Cadet League of Canada 
Were you an Air Cadet? The Air Cadet League wants to know where being an Air Cadet has taken you; join the Air Cadet Alumni and share your “Cadet Story” with us.  READ MORE


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