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    Lee Valley Tools "Reuse Your Shippable Boxes" Initiative

    Yes, it obviously benefits Lee Valley Tools by getting people to buy things from them, but it's also a novel and worthwhile way to do it - and I always have a list of things to buy there anyway plus my lady is constantly ordering things from "the swoopy arrow company": "During this pandemic...
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    Eighty Years Ago Today...

    ...Canada declared war on Germany. This occasion has not just been unmarked. It has been completely unnoticed. I've seen no mention of it anywhere.
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    A Frightening Look at the White Supremacy of the Yellow Vest Movement

    https://theswift.net/politics/a-frightening-look-at-the-white-supremacy-of-the-yellow-vest-movement/ A frightening look at the white supremacy of the yellow vest movement February 23, 2019 Canada has a racism problem, but luckily for us, the racists are distinguishable by bright yellow vests...
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    Trudeau Government to Replace Queen on 20 Dollar Bill with Omar Khadr

    https://theswift.net/politics/trudeau-government-to-replace-queen-on-20-dollar-bill-with-omar-khadr/ Trudeau government to replace Queen on 20 dollar bill with Omar Khadr April 26, 2019 After the recent success of the Canada’s new LGBTQIA2+ loonie, the Trudeau government has made the bold...
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    Warrant Officer Mark Boychuck

    https://globalnews.ca/news/4999623/cfb-gagetown-death/?fbclid=IwAR2Bn9JLaYHi-jBHMakB0ZBlciFf5szmkEGds8sOzQVrJelNA0f_Ss1Ey5I Military member found dead at CFB Gagetown identified as Afghanistan veteran Rebecca Lau Global News February 26, 2019 10:19 am A 20-year member of the Canadian Armed...
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    No Greater Love: The Commissioning of the USS Michael Monsoor

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/02/remembering-michael-monsoor-navy-seal/ By Michael Fumento February 19, 2019 6:30 AM There are two types of Navy SEAL. There’s the fictitious one who kills 31 bad guys with a 30-round magazine. And then there are the real SEALs, flesh-and-blood people who...
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    Assman, Denied Licence Plate, Displays Name across Truck's Tailgate

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/dave-assman-sgi-vanity-licence-plate-1.5017377 Melville man puts large decal on back of his pickup after province rejected appeal Emily Pasiuk · CBC News · Posted: Feb 13, 2019 9:59 AM CT Dave Assman is sticking it to the man by sticking it to the...
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    Alleged PMO obstruction in SNC Lavalin case

    It was hard to cut much out of this for brevity, as it is all so interesting. And it could get much interestinger between now and the election. https://www.macleans.ca/politics/ottawa/for-a-commission-of-inquiry-into-snc-lavalin-and-the-prime-ministers-office/ For a commission of inquiry into...
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    "Gun Cult in the US and How to Change It" split from Las Vegas Massacre

    If he had a 19-ton cargo truck he could have killed 86 people and injured 458 others, as happened in Nice on 14 July 2016. If he had a rented truck and 7000 pounds of ammonium nitrate fertilizer, acetylene, nitromethane, diesel fuel, and explosives stolen from a quarry he could have killed 168...
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    Captain Tim Bowman 1 Wing HQ Missing

    I caught part of this on the radio about an hour ago while driving. Tim is a member of 1 Wing HQ, a colleague, and a good guy. His kayak was reported found in the radio report. ************************************************************ Large Scale Search and Rescue Operation at Various...
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    Afghan Manitoban Raising Funds for Girls' Education

    Not military, but... https://ca.news.yahoo.com/apos-could-prosperous-future-apos-141725839.html 'It could be a prosperous future': Afghan Manitoban raising funds for girls' education CBC August 27, 2017 Mary Omar escaped to Canada from Afghanistan with her two daughters in 1982 after her...
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    MOVED: Brits Remember Canadian Soldier/Poet @ Afghanistan

    This topic has been moved to US Military https://army.ca/forums/threads/125851/post-1489861.html#msg1489861
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    William Shatner Narrates Military Moments | Battle of Vimy Ridge

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    5 New Brain Disorders that were Born out of the Digital Age

    http://theweek.com/articles/677922/5-new-brain-disorders-that-born-digital-age 5 new brain disorders that were born out of the digital age Tammy Kennon February 28, 2017 I's hard to remember what life was like before we had the internet at our fingertips, smartphones in our pockets, and a...
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    Flyboard Air Demo in Naples, Florida

    Something for one's Christmas list: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EUPqJpT8o4
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    Re: Am I too old to join/do well/fit in? (Merged thread)

    Some, at least, have been in for a while but have yet to reach that forum's posting cut-off.
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    MOVED: Military Police Officer requirements

    This topic has been moved to "Military Police Branch" http://army.ca/forums/index.php/board,54.0.html
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    MOVED: Canadian Education Equivalency

    This topic has been moved to The Recruiting Process. http://Army.ca/forums/threads/123788.0
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    Help Make Jeff Alpaugh Filthy Rich, and Yourself More Dangerous

    A couple of months ago, a friend and fellow Site member gave me a link to Jeff Alpaugh Custom and "The World's Most Dangerous Dress Shirts". I hate buying clothes. I really do. Jeff, however, makes it fun. And addictive. My initial order of five ("Buy 4 shirts or more and I'll give you a Free...
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    Colonel Brian Derry, 1 Wing

    Incoming Commander 1 Wing, Colonel Brian Derry, suffered a series of strokes this past weekend and died on Sunday. He was a former student of mine - I gave him his first helicopter lesson on the Kiowa (bhcfeh) in Downsview on 9 September 1993 and could have let him solo at the end of that. I had...