Onboard HMC Submarine Onondaga

Story by Nick Unknown Submariner For weeks they go without seeing the light of day or taking a breath of fresh air. Sometimes they don’t shower for a month. The taste of fresh bread, milk and vegetables is a luxury. And their clothes always smell of diesel. They are the men who man Canada’s three submarines. “Submariners have a tremendous esprit de corps” says Commander Ray Hunt, 44, the man in charge of our submarine fleet. “But they have to. It takes an unusual man who doesn’t mind having a…

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Shop Museum Store Sunday

October 8, 2019 – On Sunday, December 1, 2019, for the third consecutive year, more than 1,200 museum stores representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 18 countries, and five continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday – an exciting annual event and shopping campaign that encourages consumers and museum visitors to consciously contribute to the future sustainability and success of each museum and cultural institution. At museum stores around the world, holiday shoppers will find memorable gifts filled with inspiration…

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Great-great-granddaughter of Oriole Builder Visited Ship in Milton, Ontario

October 7, 2019 – Her only connection to her great-great-grandfather was an old desk. Then Victoria Gooderham, 29, ancestor of Oriole builder George H. Gooderham, recently reunited with her past through a specially-arranged family visit to the ship. In the fleet since 1952, HMCS Oriole is the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) longest commissioned ship. It was originally built in 1921 for the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto under the order of the club’s Commodore George H. Gooderham. George H. Gooderham died in 1942 but his family is still proud…

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First FWSAR C295 Completed

October 8, 2019 – The first Airbus C295, purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement (FWSAR) program, rolled out of the paint shop showing off its final livery at Airbus facility in Seville, Spain. The aircraft will now go through the final preparation phase before its delivery to the customer, planned to take place in Spain before the end of the year. The aircraft adopts the yellow paint scheme following the tradition defined in the 1970s for…

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