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Members of Victoria's Wong Sheung Kung Fu Club provide musical accompaniment during a Lion Dance. Photo: Peter Mallett / Lookout

Lion dancers bring festive cheer for the Lunar New Year

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer —  A giant drum, hand-hammered gong and cymbals sounded at the main entrance of Rear-Admiral (RAdm) Christopher Robinson’s official residence as two brightly coloured red and yellow lions warmed up the mood on Feb. 14. The lion dancers from Victoria’s Wong Sheung Kung Fu Club have cleansed CFB Esquimalt of ‘bad mojo’ while […]

Lookout Newspaper, Feb 26, 2024

Volume 69, Issue 8, February 26, 2024

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Sailor Second Class Zachary Thompson (centre) talking to Naval Reserves recruiters.

HMCS Winnipeg rolls out red carpet for immersive experience

PO2 Lucien Pelletier, HMCS Winnipeg, UPAR — HMCS Winnipeg has opened its decks to Canadian Naval Reserve (NAVRES) personnel in a strategic move to bolster recruitment efforts. On Feb. 8, NAVRES personnel, tasked with informing possible recruits about naval service opportunities, boarded HMCS Winnipeg for a guided tour. The initiative aims to provide recruiters […]