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Spc. Matthew G. Kreps, 118th Military Police Company, 503d Military Police Battalion (Airborne), 16th Military Police Brigade, XVII Airborne Corps (Airborne) exchanges flags with Canadian jumpmaster Cpt. Andrew Adach of the Advanced Warfare Center, Trenton, Ontario, during Operation Toy Drop XIX, on 10 December 2016. Operation Toy Drop is the largest annual airborne operation in the world.Photo by Spc. Lisa Velazco, 92nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne).

Operation Toy Drop XIX

By Tynisha Daniel (FORT BRAGG, NC) – Since organized in 1998 by Sgt. 1st Class Randy Oler, a United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological…


Kathleen Wynne and Charles Sousa are congratulated by Ontario Liberals after delivering the 2014 Budget speech. Photo courtesy of Queen's Printer.

CUPE Sues Wynne, Sousa Over Hydro Sale

(TORONTO, ON) – The Premier and Ministers of Finance and Energy will be headed to court now that the misfeasance suit for wrong doing over…


A CF-188 Hornet from the Canadian Air Task Force Lithuania flies over Lithuania on 20 November 2014 for the NATO Baltic Air Policing Block 36 during Operation REASSURANCE.Photo courtesy of Air Task Force/OP Reassurance/DND.

RCAF Pilot Identified In Fatal Crash

(COLD LAKE, AB) – Shortly after 11:00am MST yesterday, a CF-18 Hornet from 4 Wing Cold Lake crashed inside the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range…


The Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River are seen on 18 October 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Ottawa First For Water Quality

(OTTAWA, ON) – Today, Ericsson and Rogers Communications announced their participation in Ottawa’s Innovation Pilot Program with a Connected Water solution that supports an early…



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Nurse Charged In Eight Homicides

(WOODSTOCK, ON) – A Woodstock resident has been charged following a multi-jurisdictional homicide investigation at long-term care facilities in Woodstock and London. The investigation began…


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A Hip Choice To Make

(KINGSTON, ON) – Following suggestions from the public, Kingston City Council has decided to have a commemorative stone in Springer Market Square to commemorate the…


A Happiness in Bloom participant is assisted in the Flower Crown Bar during the pickOntario event in Toronto on 21 July 2016.Contributed image.

Picking Ontario Flowers

(TORONTO, ON) – On July 21, hundreds of Torontonians gathered at Yonge-Dundas Square to admire the beautiful floral haven created by pickOntario. “It was an…