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HMCS Protecteur. Photo: Jonathon Wade Kehler

Memories from HMCS Protecteur

The following is written by Gordon Kijek, who joined the crew aboard HMCS Protecteur during the onboard fire in February 2014. He was part of a ‘Tiger Cruise’ – when friends and family sail back onboard a ship to its home port. This seven-day Tiger Cruise ended more dramatically than any before it. Gordon passed away in 2023 but left […]

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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