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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.

Level Up

Level Up – teens, take advantage of this valuable opportunity! 

Ryan Cane, Senior Manager Recreation Program and Community Services — What are you doing Saturday, March 25th? The Level Up virtual conference is an exciting event designed specifically for teens from the military community in Canada. This year’s conference will be the second annual event, and it promises to be an engaging and interactive experience for all attendees. […]

Albert Middleton turns 108.

RCAF veteran Albert Middleton turns 108

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — When a Second World War veteran and former Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) maintenance crew member was asked about his secret to living a long healthy life, his words were few but to the point. “Never give in, keep moving, keep going forward,” Albert Middleton said. “Also, don’t smoke – it’s […]

Greenwood Bombers

Greenwood wins CAF Old Timers hockey title

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — The Greenwood Bombers were crowned Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Old Timers Hockey Champions. The team required double overtime to defeat the Ottawa Olde Generals with the final score of 4-3 in the tournament championship game at Wurtele Arena on March 17. “It feels great to be National Champions and it couldn’t have […]

Lookout Newspaper, Issue 11, March 20, 2023

Volume 68, Issue 11, March 20, 2023

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Health breaks

Health breaks, taking time for yourself

Ashley Evans, FMF Cape Breton, CFB Esquimalt — The concept of Health Breaks was introduced to me about ten months ago when I joined the MARPAC Mental Health and Wellness Strategy Working Group. It struck a chord immediately. Making intentional ‘me’ time during breaks felt like an important message to include in our monthly newsletters at the […]

Canadian Scottish Regiment

Canadian Scottish Regiment members go on an ice climbing expedition

Sgt Denis Byrne, Canadian Scottish Regiment Mountaineering Team — On Feb. 10-13, four of eight Canadian Scottish Regiment (CSR) Mountaineering Team members participated in a technical ice climbing training clinic in Lillooet, 200 kilometres north of Vancouver. The Canadian Scottish Regiment Mountaineering Team is a self-directed effort at the Senior Non-Commissioned Officers […]


Invictus athletes find redemption in games

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — The healing power of sport inspired two local military athletes to compete in the Invictus Games for a second time. Sergeant (ret’d) Patrick Gordon and Major (ret’d) Nick Holyome planned to participate in the 2020 Invictus Games in The Hague, Netherlands, but circumstances beyond their control scuttled their plans. The 2020 Games […]

Winter’s fury can’t stop Wounded Warriors BC runners

Winter’s fury can’t stop Wounded Warriors BC runners

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — Neither rain, snow, nor sleet could keep the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) team from delivering on their promise. The eight-member team’s task was an eight-day relay-style run across Vancouver Island, covering more than 600 kilometres. Their mission: to raise awareness and funds on behalf of Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) for programs […]

HMCS Winnipeg Family Day

Onboard HMCS Winnipeg for Family Day

SLt Lyann Murdock-Finegold, HMCS Winnipeg — On Feb. 16, HMCS Winnipeg was honoured to welcome over 100 guests, family and friends onboard for Family Day to experience a day in our life at sea. The faces with the big round eyes of little ones and their keen interest made the day for Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Benjamin Miller, the […]

Tritons Hockey

Tritons get ready to rumble at Wurtele

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — The Senior Tritons continue their quest for a National hockey title this week on home ice at Wurtele Arena. CFB Esquimalt is hosting this year’s Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Old-Timers’ Hockey Championships, March 13-17. The tournament brings together four regional champions from bases across the country. Following their Gold Medal Game victory last […]