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  1. Occam

    Power of attorney - Quebec

    Looking for some help pointing me in the right direction. I have a situation where mother and father in-law have power of attorney pointing at each other, but due to recent and ongoing medical situation, we feel that we need to have the court intervene and appoint my spouse guardianship/power...
  2. Occam

    HMC Ship deployment crew numbers - ATI request

    I'm interested in finding out how many personnel (bonus points for breakdown between ship's crew and Air Det) were embarked on a particular HMC Ship deployment from the early 1990's.  Would also be good to find out how many joined/departed while in theatre.  I'm aware that names or other...
  3. Occam

    Montreal police ticket veteran bagpiper for carrying traditional knife

    :facepalm: Original link Montreal police ticket veteran bagpiper for carrying traditional knife John Meagher, Montreal Gazette Published on: November 4, 2016 | Last Updated: November 4, 2016 10:12 AM EDT Jeff McCarthy might be the closest thing to a professional bagpiper in Montreal. You...
  4. Occam

    Herc overflights - info source?

    I don't want to (ab)use my DWAN access to operational sources who might be able to answer this question, so I'd appreciate some insight as to who I could ask "as a member of the public". Last night, a Herc (or I strongly suspect a Herc) made repeated, low level (2000' by my untrained eye)...
  5. Occam

    Public Service Sick Leave - Split from: Pay Raise (2014 - 2016) & Back Pay

    Those numbers you quoted are accurate for the last union submission, but the latest TB submission still has the employer insisting that the sick leave/short term disability plan reside outside the collective agreement.  And the unions are just as adamant that sick leave/short term disability...
  6. Occam

    Canadian military to employ specialist New Brunswick soldiers

    Original link Canadian military to employ specialist New Brunswick soldiers Oromocto — The Canadian Armed Forces recently announced a program to employ New Brunswick soldiers in the role of communications specialists. These specially selected soldiers are intended to be employed on...
  7. Occam

    2015 Grey Cup thread

    Which team are you taking?
  8. Occam

    Air Canada flight crashed Halifax airport - 29 March 2015

    Early reports of Air Canada flight 624 (Airbus) crashed on runway at Halifax airport.  No major injuries, but plane heavily damaged, and took out power lines at airport, causing complete power outage at airport. Nothing on mainstream media yet. Source: Haligonia.ca Facebook feed, and Central...
  9. Occam

    2014 Grey Cup thread

    Oskie wee wee! That is all.
  10. Occam

    Police control of airspace

    Horrible news coming out of Quebec this morning. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/fire-at-seniors-residence-in-l-isle-verte-leaves-3-dead-30-missing-1.2507699 Something caught my eye in the story, though.  The story states "The Sûreté du Québec has announced a ban on any flights over the...
  11. Occam

    Veteran launches $20 million suit

    Original link Veteran launches $20 million suit November 29, 2013 - 7:36pm BY MICHAEL LIGHTSTONE STAF REPORTER A Dartmouth-area soldier who was deployed in Afghanistan has submitted a $20-million statement of claim with the Federal Court. Cpl. Thomas Robert Dixon’s claim, filed Friday in...
  12. Occam

    2013 Grey Cup thread

    Predictions? I'm going to call a Ticats win by 7.
  13. Occam

    Esquimalt landmark "The Tudor House" destroyed by fire - 16 July 2013

    Lots of sailors shedding a tear this morning. Original link A sobering scene in Esquimalt this morning where fire crews from across southern Vancouver Island are dealing with a large fire at a popular pub. Flames broke out at the Tudor House Pub shortly after 2:00 a.m. According to...
  14. Occam

    2012 Grey Cup thread

    Figured I'd get an early start on the Grey Cup discussion... Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Marianas Trench, and Gordon Lightfoot for the halftime show? The CFL appears to be going after the 12-year-old female target audience....  >:( I haven't had enough, so I believe you'll call me about...
  15. Occam

    Peter Stoffer weighs in on Rob Anders.

    I didn't see this posted elsewhere.  Probably the funniest thing I've seen in a while...and while I'm pretty much Tory blue, I have to agree with Peter on this one. You might want to turn the volume down if there are kids around. http://youtu.be/eMkyhRR4ufg
  16. Occam

    Two SAR volunteers dead after boating accident (3 June 2012)

    Original link By: The Canadian Press Date: Sunday Jun. 3, 2012 8:20 PM PT Two search and rescue volunteers have died after a boating accident on a dangerous set of rapids on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast. The two women died late Sunday morning on the Skokumchuck rapids, about 60...
  17. Occam

    Military private charged in Nanaimo restaurant heist - 6 Apr 2012

    Original link Military private charged in Nanaimo restaurant heist Police say one of two privates is facing weapons charges CBC News Posted: Apr 6, 2012 2:30 PM PT Last Updated: Apr 6, 2012 4:30 PM PT A Canadian Forces private has been charged and a second is accused of breaking into a...
  18. Occam

    Hockey (fr Flying Station thread)

    Designated smoking area.  On the CPFs, it was the port breezeway, not sure if it still is or not. But this is the year!  ;)
  19. Occam

    HMCS Preserver smashes into dock - 4 Nov 2011

    Wooops! Shared with the usual provisions... Original link  Photo at link A naval ship best known for helping out areas of the world in crisis might now be in need of some help itself. HMCS Preserver sustained some damage Friday afternoon when it ran into a dock in Halifax. There's been no...
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    Legion Poppy Copyright issues (bikers, NHL, etc.)

    Is it any wonder the Legion is suffering from a shortage of new members? If you'd like to see the offending poppy, go to http://www.cvfr.ca/ and look on the soldier's helmet.  Have a magnifying glass at the ready. Shared in accordance with the usual caveats... Original link Legion tells...