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Angela Morehouse (left), Diane Edwards (second from right) and Daniella Palmieri (right), Victoria General Hospital Child Life Department Staff, accept a $4,000 delivery of toys and gift cards from Master Sailor (MS) Kayleigh Ferris of Naval Fleet School (Pacific) and HMCS Regina members Sailor First Class Billy Turner, Chief Petty Officer Second Class Trevor Moore and MS Zachary Kowalchuk. Monies raised for the donation came through the ship's Dave Barber Charity, named in honor of the ship's former Fire Control and Radar Technician who died of Leukemia in 1997. Credit: HMCS Regina

25 years of giving

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer —The sailors of HMCS Regina brightened up another holiday season for young patients at Victoria General Hospital (VGH) with a large delivery of toys.   This year’s 25th annual fundraiser for the VGH Child Youth Family Department saw $4,000 worth of toys and gift cards donated by the ship through the Dave Barber Charity. This foundation honours […]

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Movember sees ‘stashes on ship

For the month of November, sailors of HMCS Vancouver looked a little more bristly than usual when they let their upper lip locks get luxuriously long. About 35 moustachioed Vancouver crew members, led by PO1 Yannick Gagne, managed to generate over $800 for prostate cancer research during this year’s Movember GCWCC fundraiser. “I’ve been taking […]