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  1. Bruce Monkhouse

    Liberal MP Booted From Caucus Over ‘baseless and Dangerous’ Claims About Colleagues Jan/25/ 2021

    Wont be long before kicked out party members could start thier own party.... https://globalnews.ca/news/7598170/liberal-mp-booted-from-caucus-over-baseless-and-dangerous-claims-about-colleagues/ Ramesh Sangha has been booted from the Liberal caucus after making “baseless and dangerous...
  2. Bruce Monkhouse

    Sir Sean Connery Passes Away-Oct 31/ 2020

    https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-54761824 The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers. Sir Sean died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas. It is understood...
  3. Bruce Monkhouse

    Dame Vera Lynn Dies at 103

    https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-13118290 Dame Vera Lynn, who has died at the age of 103, was Britain's wartime Forces' Sweetheart, and remained one of the country's most potent symbols of resilience and hope. With songs such as We'll Meet Again and The White Cliffs of Dover, she...
  4. Bruce Monkhouse

    Artillery Shell Found in Toronto Yard- June 17 2020

    It wasn't from my CP..... :whistle: https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/multiple-homes-evacuated-after-an-artillery-shell-is-found-in-a-toronto-yard-1.4988052 https://www.cp24.com/news/multiple-homes-evacuated-in-newtonbrook-after-artillery-shell-found-buried-in-yard-1.4988029 Last Updated...
  5. Bruce Monkhouse


    https://ontario.hibid.com/catalog/214737/auction-1/?filter=online 10 hours left in this auction....some very detailed actual Canadian vessels up for grabs.  [I love the helicopter on the Athabascan looking like its taking off]
  6. Bruce Monkhouse

    Christmas Chat 0600-1800 24/25/26 Dec 2019

    Working all 3 days in front of a computer screen and if anyone needs to chat, vent, or just listen to me babble about pinball machines...….I will be 'available'.  Not always the best time of year for some so always remember that you're not alone. If you even suspect you need some assistance...
  7. Bruce Monkhouse

    Fitness Training Available in Calgary Area

    For anyone looking for a fitness trainer in the Calgary area, my Daughter is opening up her own brand of fitness training.  She has been an amazing athlete all her life right up to playing varsity level volleyball and strength/conditioning.  She has her degrees in Kinesiology/Sociology BA and...
  8. Bruce Monkhouse

    Guelph Area Woman Searching For Military "Guardian Angel" Who Saved her Son

    https://www.guelphtoday.com/local-news/woman-seeks-guardian-angel-who-may-have-saved-sons-life-after-scary-elora-gorge-fall-976123 A woman is searching for a “guardian angel” who may have saved her son’s life after a terrifying fall at the Elora Gorge last weekend. On Saturday Joanne Beckett...
  9. Bruce Monkhouse

    Pinball Thread

    Don't know why I didn't start this thread before.  [screw woodworking >:D]  Confirmed life-long pinball geek here and I'm sure that I'm not the only one. I currently have 3 machines but I may see what is available this weekend in Ottawa. http://www.ottawapinball.com/ A couple of fun days of...
  10. Bruce Monkhouse

    Canadian Pincon Hawkesbury June 3/4 2017

    Any of you Ottawa pinball geeks should check this out today or tomorrow.  Turned out quite well....... Tried to post pic but it was too large. ...over a hundred pinball machines and probably 20 classic video games.
  11. Bruce Monkhouse

    May 2017 Manchester UK bombing (split fm Religious/Extremist Terrorism: Non-Muslim edition)

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ariana-grande-concert-northern-england-1.4126934 'Number of confirmed fatalities' at Ariana Grande concert in U.K., say police
  12. Bruce Monkhouse

    Back When Tug Of War Was King

    A few faces.....Bob Martin, Gino Moretti, 'Kit' Carson...
  13. Bruce Monkhouse

    MOVED: diabled vet

    This topic has been moved for further evaluation.
  14. Bruce Monkhouse

    Concerns Prompt Sweeping Review of Royal Military College- Nov. 2/ 2016

    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/11/02/concerns-prompt-sweeping-review-of-royal-military-college.html OTTAWA—Senior Canadian Armed Forces commanders have ordered a complete review of the Royal Military College of Canada following a number of suspected suicides and allegations of sexual...
  15. Bruce Monkhouse

    Should We Expect The Military Suicide Rate To Be Higher Then It Is? [split from]

    This post from another thread is a different way of thinking and worthy of a whole different debate I thought. Bruce EDIT: If anyone has a better title for this then please let me know.
  16. Bruce Monkhouse

    Ethical Questions Raised About New Tent Contract- Article 23/Jan/2016

    http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/questions+raised+about+400m+army+tent+contract+headed/11670513/story.html Questions raised about $400M army tent contract headed to Trudeau cabinet Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  01.21.2016 | ​ OTTAWA - The Trudeau government will soon be asked to...
  17. Bruce Monkhouse

    Bridge Damage at Nipigon Closes Hwy 17 – NO Travel through Northern Ontario

    Not really Military Affairs but I will delete it later.  Anyone driving or is going to drive through Northern Ontario needs to read this. http://chromeandsteelradio.com/trucking-news/79-bridge-damage-at-nipigon-closes-hwy-17-no-travel-through-northern-ontario.html At 3:35 p.m. today, the...
  18. Bruce Monkhouse

    MOVED: Ottawa man still missing - MWO Jon xxxxxx

    This topic has been moved to the Command Post. No need to keep it in the public eye now that he is safe.
  19. Bruce Monkhouse

    30 Years Already- 2 C-130's Crash Outside Edmonton

    http://www.torontosun.com/2015/03/27/30-years-ago-nine-canadian-forces-members-us-exchange-pilot-killed-in-mid-air-crash-at-cfb-edmonton It's been 30 years since nine Canadian Forces members and a United States exchange pilot were killed in a tragic mid-air collision involving two C-130...
  20. Bruce Monkhouse

    Veterans' Coalition Announces Boycott of Government Photo-ops- Article 06/11/14

    Now if we can only get them to boycott microphones and the all-around general public. http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/veterans-coalition-announces-boycott-of-government-photo-ops-1.2090588 A newly formed coalition of veterans’ groups says it will boycott all government photo-ops and...