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Beyond Service: Dianne Higgins (Ottawa)

April 27, 2018
“Don’t stop looking for something to do, because life is just beginning, post military.” Dianne was first in the military for three years as a field medic in the mid-70s. She joined the Air Force as a clerk, and then remained with the CAF for over 20 years. Dianne had the opportunity to work

Beyond Service: Devon Riley (Ottawa)

April 16, 2018
When he found himself seeking inspiration to get his life on track, Devon Riley turned to the Canadian Armed Forces. He signed up to be a reservist, and is experiencing “the best of both worlds.” He enjoys the flexibility of having a full-time job as a commissionaire, and still do his part as a

Beyond Service: Angela Jacklin (Ottawa)

April 09, 2018
Angela Jacklin balanced family life and a military career throughout her 32 years of dedicated service to the CAF. Although she was never posted in theatre, she spent two years at sea, and was an instructor at various points in her career, teaching QL3 and QL6 finance courses, among others. Angela

Beyond Service: Ottawa Division's Susan Godden

March 08, 2018
During her 17 years of service, Susan Godden participated in two UN peacekeeping missions as a signaller. Although extremely proud of her deployments in Croatia and Haiti, her experience in Haiti has particular meaning for Susan because she shared that experience with her father, who was on

"It’s more than black or white history, it's world history."

February 28, 2018
Today is the last day of Black History Month. It originated in America in 1926 as “Negro History Week,” and was first recognized in Canada in 1950. It is now recognized across North America and the United Kingdom. Matthew Berard from our Southern Alberta Division spoke with Commissionaires Contract

Commissionaire Spotlight: Christine (Chris) Belliveau

February 13, 2018
We have the privilege of working with individuals committed to their community, the safety and security of those around them, and the federation as a whole. Among them, many demonstrate exemplary commitment to their post. However, it’s not often someone has the opportunity to demonstrate exemplary