Investments at 9 Wing Gander will help support search and rescue squadron

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September 9, 2016 – Gander, N.L. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensure that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel have the support they need, including safe and modern facilities in which to work and train, Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays?—Central?—?Notre Dame, announced, on behalf of Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, a $2.3 million investment for 9 Wing Gander infrastructure.

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Vigor delivers new San Francisco fireboat; First ethane cargo leaves Morgan’s Point terminal

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Vigor delivers new San Francisco fireboat
September 2, 2016 — Designed by Jensen Maritime and built at Vigor’s Seattle shipyard, it is the first fireboat in 61 years to join San Francisco’s fleet. The vessel is an exceptional firefighting tool that is capable of pumping millions of gallons of water directly from San Francisco Bay into the City’s Auxiliary Water System.

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Respect The Water: Jared, Richard and Dan’s story to help prevent drownings

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PR020916 Jared Colclough (centre) with Neil Cannon, Tractor Driver (left) and Steve Hockings-Thompson, Coxswain with the RTW Van with Exmouth’s Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn.

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PR020916 Jared Colclough (right) with Richard Smith (centre) and Emma Tarling, Lifeboat Press Officer (left) at this year’s Exmouth Lifeboat Station Open Day.

Three former casualties saved by Exmouth RNLI volunteers are actively promoting the charity’s Respect The Water campaign to prevent drowning incidents occurring. Their rescue on 12 April, 2015 changed their lives and Jared Colclough, Richard Smith and Dan Morton are determined to give something back to the charity that saves lives at sea.

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