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CANADIAN RANGERS AND JUNIOR RANGERS HONOUR TEEN SUICIDE

Create: 09/26/2018 - 02:37

Members of the local Canadian Ranger and Junior Canadian Ranger patrols played a lead role at a funeral Monday in Bearskin Lake First Nation at the funeral for a 13-year-old Junior Ranger who committed suicide.

Citizens of the small Oji-Cree community, which has a population of 500 and is located 625 kilometers north of Thunder Bay, were shocked when they learned Karlena Kamenawatamin died by her own hand last Wednesday.

Junior Canadian Rangers win youth citizenship award

Create: 08/22/2018 - 02:43

A Junior Canadian Ranger from the small Cree community of Peawanuck near the Hudson Bay coast has won a prestigious youth award for her leadership and commitment to preserving her Indigenous culture.

“I think what she has done is great,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation {NAN} as he presented the award to 17-year-old Nova Gull. “I think it’s important that we encourage our youth in preserving their culture. She has done that and I can see that she has benefited from the Junior Canadian Ranger program.”

Junior Canadian Rangers are made honorary Newfoundlanders

Create: 08/22/2018 - 02:40

Seven Junior Canadian Rangers from the Far North of Ontario have completed a challenging week of advanced leadership training in Newfoundland.

They spent most of their time in Gros Morne National Park, a world heritage site on the west coast of Newfoundland that is noted for its geological history and exceptional scenery, where they hiked, took boat trips, and enjoyed walking up and down the mountainous terrain.

“It was beautiful,” said Junior Ranger Chasity Koosees, 17, of Kashechewan. “I’ve never seen anything like it. I’d go back again if I could.”

CAMP LOON STRESSED ATV SAFETY FOR JUNIOR CANADIAN RANGERS

Create: 07/24/2018 - 01:56

Learning to drive an all-terrain vehicle safely was one of the most important training sites as well as one of the most popular at Camp Loon, the annual advanced training camp for selected Junior Canadian Rangers from across the Far North of Ontario

“It is one of the most popular training stands at the camp,” said Sergeant Kevin Meikle, the Canadian Army instructor in charge of the site. “A lot of the children have never ridden an ATV but by the end of the day they’re very competent on them. So there’s always a lot of smiles.”

CHIEF SAYS CANADIAN RANGERS PROVIDED CRUCIAL HELP IN FIRST NATION SUICIDE CRISIS

Create: 07/25/2017 - 21:38

The Canadian Rangers have completed a four-week long operation that provided crucial emergency help to a small, isolated First Nation in Northern Ontario during a major youth suicide crisis.

In an unprecedented move, the Canadian Army sent the Rangers, who are part-time army reservists, to the community to conduct night patrols and a range of day time activities for the community’s troubled youth.

CAMP LOON STRESSES ATV SAFETY FOR JUNIOR CANADIAN RANGERS

Create: 07/25/2017 - 01:53

Learning to drive an all-terrain vehicle safely is done at one of the most important training sites as well as one of the most popular at Camp Loon, an advanced training camp for Junior Canadian Rangers.

The camp, held in the bush north of Geraldton, provides eight days of training for the Junior Rangers, who are members of a national Canadian Army program for boys and girl aged 12 to 18 in remote and isolated communities in the North

SANDY LAKE JUNIOR CANADIAN RANGERS ARE “THE BEST”

Create: 07/22/2017 - 03:13

The Junior Canadian Ranger patrol in Sandy Lake First Nation has been named the year’s best patrol in Ontario.

The cup honouring their achievement was presented to a small group of representative Junior Rangers from Sandy Lake while they are attending Camp Loon, an annual advanced training camp for Junior Rangers held in the bush north of Geraldton. They will take the cup home with them at the end of the camp.

CANADIAN RANGERS MOVE IN TO ASSIST IN WAPEKEKA SUICIDE CRISIS


Create: 06/29/2017 - 04:15

In an unprecedented move, the Canadian Army has sent Canadian Rangers to a small, isolated First Nation in Northern Ontario to provide help in a suicide crisis.

“This is an immediate response to a crisis situation,” said Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Richardson, commanding officer of the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, which commands the Canadian Rangers, who are part-time reservists, in the Far North of Ontario.

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