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Second roto of Op Palaci members at Rogers Pass on March 24. Back, left to right: Bombardier (Bdr) Lelond, Bdr Berry, Master Bombardier (MBdr) Workman-Turgeon, MBdr Fingarsen, Sergeant Lewis, Lieutenant Mensah, MBdr Gaudet, Gunner Nalder, Bdr Dickie. Front, left to right: Bdr Strong, Bdr Maly, Bdr Bird, Master Corporal Trudel, Corporal Smith, MBdr Ferguson, Bdr Lalonde, Bdr Lipp. Photo: Dan Hudson, Parks Canada

Canadian artillery precision: Operation Palaci strikes proudly over Rogers Pass

A/SLt Alexandre Khoury, MARPAC PA — Members of Operation (Op) Palaci take pride in knowing that the work they do over Rogers Pass is highly valued. The second roto of Op Palaci fired from 17 positions along the Trans-Canada Highway using 105-mm howitzer field guns modified for precision bombardment from roadside platforms. Op Palaci is the Canadian Armed Forces […]

Captain (Navy) (Retired) William H. Wilson.

RCN veterans honoured for ‘inspirational’ efforts

Peter Mallett Staff Writer — Two navy veterans have been inducted into Parks Canada’s Hometown Heroes program. On June 4, the Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Steven Guilbeault, paid tribute to Captain (Navy) (Retired) William H. Wilson and the late Paris K. Sahlen during a Hometown Heroes induction ceremony at The Military Museums in Calgary. Vice-Admiral […]

deep sea ice diving

Ice Dive Exercise

Members of Parks Canada secure the umbilical line for Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) and Parks Canada divers at the Quebec City, Quebec Old Port during an Ice Dive Exercise on March 3, 2015.