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The Lookout Newspaper can trace its history back to April 1943 when CFB Esquimalt’s first newspaper was published. Since then, Lookout has grown into the award winning source for Pacific Navy News. Leading the way towards interactive social media reach, we are a community resource newspaper growing a world wide audience.

Volume 63, Issue 15, April 16, 2018

Volume 63, Issue 15, April 16, 2018

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Insurance helps financial strain

Insurance helps financial strain

Joyce Sharp, SISIP ~ We’ve read about it, seen it on TV, and in our social media feeds: heart attacks, strokes and cancer are the top three illnesses afflicting Canadians, and an increasing number of people are more likely to become seriously ill in their lifetime. On a more positive note, statistics indicate the ensuing recovery […]

Photos courtesy HMCS Calgary

HMCS Calgary Day Sail

SLt Juliana Currie, HMCS Calgary ~ HMCS Calgary is conducting a challenging program on the road to high readiness and an international deployment.  A key activity for Calgary occurred March 28 when the crew welcomed family and friends on board for a day sail. In total, 150 guests experienced firsthand what their loved ones do day-to-day […]

From left: CPO1 Barry Eady, HMCS Charlottetown Coxswain; CPO1 Daniel Mercier, Fleet Chief; MS Stewart Riggs, the Atlantic Fleet’s new Sailor of the Year; Cmdre Craig Skjerpen, and Cdr Nathan Decicco, Commanding Officer of HMCS Charlottetown. Photo by Mona Ghiz, MARLANT PA

Sailor of the Year award – Maritime Forces Atlantic

Ryan Melanson, Trident Newspaper ~ While HMCS Charlottetown was conducting a replenishment at sea in the Baltic during its recent Operation Reassurance deployment, one of the probes fell out of place, causing fuel to burst out onto the ship. The immediate action of the ship’s rapid response team, which included MS Stewart Riggs, ensured the potentially […]

Photo by Guillaume Favre

Former Sea Cadet reaches Olympic dream

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Emma Lunder, a former Sea Cadet, represented Canada in biathlon at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea and describes her experience as hitting a career bullseye. Fourteen years of training were validated when she marched with the Canadian delegation at the opening ceremony at Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang Feb. […]

Members of the 10th Juan de Fuca Scout Troop participate in a Klondike Derby event at Royal Roads University, March 7, 2015. Photo credit: Dorthy Rosenberg

Victoria Scouts need volunteers to keep going

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ A former sailor of the Royal Canadian Navy is on a scouting mission. Petty Officer Second Class (Retired) Colin Evans is looking for military and civilian recruits from CFB Esquimalt to help solve a critical parent volunteer shortage for Scouts Canada in the Greater Victoria Area. “We desperately need volunteers for […]

Life after the Navy: On canvas

Life after the Navy: On canvas

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ A former Naval Reservist is rendering a new life in Japan. From his well-lit windowed studio on the second floor of his home in Numazu, Petty Officer First Class (Retired) Anthony Dunphy dabs his brush into acrylic paint and strokes the canvas. The 60-year-old Newfoundlander is at work on his latest creation […]

Volume 63, Issue 14, April 9, 2018

Volume 63, Issue 14, April 9, 2018

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Photo by Cpl Tony Chand, Formation Imaging Services

In Photos: Operation REASSURANCE

HMCS St. John’s performs manoeuvres with other members of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) while on Operation REASSURANCE in the Baltic Sea, March 21.

Sub-Lieutenant Lassina Traoré, left, a member of the Ivory Coast Navy, receives a framed photograph of HMCS Summerside from Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Commander Emily Lambert, to remind him of his time as an exchange officer aboard the ship. Photo by OS John Iglesias

Navy family grows by one Ivory Coast exchange officer

Lt(N) Linda Coleman, HMCS Summerside ~ Sailing across the Atlantic Ocean is routine for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), but for many African nations, it’s a rare occurrence. So for Sub-Lieutenant Lassina Traoré, a member of the Ivory Coast Navy, to spend five weeks sailing in Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Summerside to West Africa was […]