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    RCMP waiting for Habs players at CYUL

    It looks like some major crap is about to hit the fan in Montreal as one or more players are possibly involved in criminal activities. Source: CKAC 730 [edit] According to La Presse, Kost brothers have some ties to a guy linked to organized crime but they were not involved in any activities...
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    Water Quality near CFB Valcartier (merged)

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090131.wwater31/BNStory/National/home May be of interest to some here.
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    Prescription handguns for the elderly and disabled.

    "Right to bear arms" has been taken to a new level: http://gizmodo.com/5101430/prescription-handguns-for-the-elderly-and-disabled-this-wont-end-well It also looks like they will be covered under Medicare.
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    Insurgent Attack Frees Hundreds From Kandahar Prison

    http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2008/06/13/afghanistan-prison.html Ouch, I hope this will not affect the moral of the troops too much.
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    Submariners falling ill three years after fatal Chicoutimi fire

    http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5gnGwEfaYLdTzlZtjHGxErG0sdWcA More info is available in the link provided.
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    Soldiers serving outside the wire are asking for more money

    http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20080310/CPACTUALITES/80310033/-1/CPACTUALITES Sorry the article is in French but I suspect it will be reprinted in English sometime soon. In short, some interviewed soldiers back from Afghanistan are complaining about incentives associated with living...
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    Don't drink and drive tanks

    http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSN0736682420080307 Please post the link to the video if someone finds it.
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    Man runs over anti-war protesters with his car

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbVMUAcKnxE Am I eveil if I laughed a little?
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    Recruiters training

    Just wondering what kind of training recruiters undergo before they can work at the rercuiting center?
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    Oilers look to give troops a night on the town

    http://www.nhl.com/nhl/app?articleid=336419&page=NewsPage&service=page Sorry if this was posted already.
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    Soldier found guilty of rape wants to serve in Afghanistan

    Sorry but I only have the article in French: http://www.tqs.ca/infos/quebec/2007/05/Un-militaire-reconnu-coupable-d-agression-sexuelle-veut-servir-en-Afghanistan--5857.php Short translation: A man (CF member), who was found guilty of rape, is trying to get a verdict without getting a...
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    Afghan blasts kill 2 NATO (1 Dutch, 1 US) soldiers 20/04/07

    http://edition.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/04/20/afghan.nato.ap/index.html RIP Soldiers
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    Facial covering/courts-elections-etc. (merged)

    http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070322/muslim_vote070322/20070322?hub=TopStories Not often will you have three leaders agreeing on the same issue...
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    Winning the hearts of local civilians in Iraq: Lesson 1

    - Liberating farmers from an imminent sheep attack by the use of a flashbang. http://www.filecabi.net/video/farmer-flash.html - Ram random local drivers off the road to test and improve their driving skills. http://www.filecabi.net/video/out-the-way24.html Don't forget to record your heroic...
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    From bears to bullets - New uniform proposal

    http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1168470616997&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1014656511815 Pictures can be found in the full article.
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    Mission planning

    I have two questions concerning mission planning for pilots. 1. What are the aspects of a mission planning and what is the usual sequence that is followed? Something that may resemble the battle procedure we use on the green side. 2. Which aspects of a mission are planned by the pilot and...
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    Berlin opera bans Mozart for fear of provoking Islamic extremists

    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/category/story.cfm?c_id=18&objectid=10403202 Yay for letting terrorism win.
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    Steve Irwin is dead

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/09/04/australia.irwin/index.html This is unreal, RIP Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin.
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    8 Canadians killed in Israeli airstrikes, Ottawa sends ships for evacuation

    http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2006/07/16/lebanon-canadians.html How long will it take for those ships to get there ? [edit] more info added
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    $28.5 Billions for the Navy ?

    Sorry the article is in French, but since they say it is an exclusive news there may not be an english version yet. http://www.canoe.com/infos/quebeccanada/archives/2006/06/20060612-071300.html It was on the front page of Journal de Montreal (yeah I know, far from being the most respectable...