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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 […]


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 […]

NDWCC final cheque

Stronger Together – CFB Esquimalt NDWCC

CFB Esquimalt Base Public Affairs — CFB Esquimalt’s 2023 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) wrapped up last week with $119,028 raised for charities across the Greater Victoria Area and beyond, as well as a slew of nomination nods courtesy of the United Way of Southern Vancouver Island (UWSVI). UWSVI named the Base in three categories […]

Lookout Newspaper, Issue 10, March 13, 2023

Volume 68, Issue 10, March 13, 2023

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Aaron Grainge, PSP Canadian Forces and Canadian Coast Guard Fitness and Wellness Liaison; and Lorraine Lafrenière, CAC Chief Executive Officer.

National Mental Health Project to benefit CAF sport

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — A new Mental Health and Sport Resource Hub is ready to help Canadian Armed Forces coaches and athletes contend with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) launched the Hub as part of its National Mental Health and Sport Project on Feb. 16. It is designed […]