A map of the Munitions Experimentation Test Centre

An exceptional refuge for many species

Trois-Rivières, Quebec — Amateur ornithologists set up nearby, equipped with cameras with telephoto lenses, in the hope of taking the best picture of a migratory bird in flight. The view of Lake Saint-Pierre is magnificent, and you can observe a variety of wildlife and plant species. No, it is not a national park, but the Munitions Experimentation Test Centre (METC). What a great place to work for environmental specialists!

Left to right, Master Corporal Daniel Lefebvre, Sapper Pavel Klimov, and Sergeant Jean Pelletier of 5 Combat Engineer Regiment stand with several of their Ukrainian counterparts in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine in June 2019.

Canadian Army Combat Engineers helping ‘bridge the gap’ in Ukraine

Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine — Under the banner of Operation UNIFIER, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have been sharing their expertise in the name of building capacity within the Security Forces of Ukraine since 2015.

Graduates of the School for Nurses at Toronto General Hospital who were appointed to Staff No.4 General Hospital. Among them is Laura Gamble, who served in the First World War in the Mediterranean region.

First World War Nursing Sister Laura Gamble: ‘Tender hands, buoyant spirit’

Ottawa, Ontario — When Canada remembers the First World War, Western Europe looms large: Vimy, Passchendaele, Flanders. However, Canadians made equally significant, if lesser-known, contributions in the Mediterranean region.

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