BGen (Ret'd) H.E. (Ted) Brown, OBE, ED, CD, End of Mission …

It is our solemn duty to notify you of the death of Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery s patriarch, Brigadier General (Ret d) Ted Brown, OBE, ED, CD, who passed-away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday October 15th 2014, at 103 years of age. The General s esteemed biography is attached for your reference; I draw special attention to his command of 1 RCHA during the Italian Campaign in actions that are now emblazoned on a number of Canadian Army unit colours. End of Mission General Stand Easy.

The family will receive visitors at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME A.W. MILES NEWBIGGING CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (south of Davisville Avenue) from 2:00 4:00 and 7:00 9:00 p.m. Thursday, October 23rd.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 24 Cheritan Avenue, at Yonge Street, Toronto, one block south of Lawrence Avenue, on Saturday, October 25th at 10:00 a.m.

The detailed obituary is viewable at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=harold-brown&pid=172852375 1 All units flying either the RCA or RCHA flags will lower them to 1/2 mast on Sat 25 Oct 14, from sunrise until 1200hrs(eastern time).

References ^ http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=harold-brown&pid=172852375 (www.legacy.com)

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Justine Greening and British Army medics fly to Sierra Leone

International Development Secretary Justine Greening will depart from RAF Brize Norton today Tuesday 21 October for Sierra Leone with around a hundred soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps as part of the UK s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Ms Greening is travelling to Sierra Leone to see how Britain s 125 million assistance package is helping the country to tackle Ebola. She will visit the site of a 92 bed Ebola treatment facility in Kerry Town which is in the final stages of being constructed by British humanitarian and military experts, with the assistance of local contractors, as well as the DFID-funded Ebola Training Academy for healthcare workers.

The medics deploying today are Catterick-based 35 Squadron, 5 Armoured Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps. They will staff the Ebola Training Academy alongside around 90 personnel from 22 Field Hospital who flew out last week. Justine Greening said: Halting the disease in West Africa is the most effective way of preventing Ebola infecting people here in the UK.

That is why we are providing 700 treatment beds in Sierra Leone, sending vital supplies such as chlorine and protective clothing, and training hundreds of health workers. I look forward to seeing for myself how British Army medics and engineers, as well as our humanitarian and health workers, are spearheading the UK s efforts to contain and ultimately defeat Ebola. The 125 million committed to date by the UK in Sierra Leone includes support for 700 treatment beds to help up to 8,800 patients over 6 months, as well as shoring up the country s stretched public health services to help contain the disease.

Notes to editors Justine Greening is due to depart from RAF Brize Norton on the morning of Tuesday 21 October alongside members of 35 Squadron, 5 Armoured Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps.

750 military personnel will be deployed to assist the UK s mission.

This includes: RFA Argus and three Merlin helicopters which will provide crucial transport to medical teams and aid experts, this will involve around 250 personnel; and over 200 military staff who will be deployed to run and staff a World Health Organisation-led Ebola training facility for healthcare workers, logisticians and hygiene specialists.

On 2 October the UK s Defeating Ebola Conference brought together more than 20 governments, a dozen charities and NGOs, the UN, World Bank, health experts and the private sector to pledge funds, equipment and health workers.

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PM: 'Terrorist' Killed Soldier 'In Cold Blood' New Day – CNN.com …

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada’s capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country’s Parliament minutes later. The two shootings in Ottawa Wednesday 1 left lawmakers barricaded inside offices and parts of the city on lockdown for hours as police searched for suspects.

Ottawa Police lifted the lockdown Wednesday night and said there was no longer a danger to the public. But many questions remain about the shootings: Who was the gunman? Why did he open fire?

And was he acting alone? “It appears there was just one shooter, and that shooter is dead,” Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson told CNN’s Anderson Cooper. “But it has been a traumatic experience, obviously, for not only our city but the country.” Investigators haven’t provided any possible motives for the shooting. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper didn’t provide details about the investigation in a televised address to the nation Wednesday night. “In the days to come, we will learn more about the terrorist and any accomplices he may have had, but this week’s events are a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere in the world,” Harper said. “Let there be no misunderstanding: We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated.” It is unclear whether additional suspects were tied to the shootings or whether additional arrests have been made.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said more information would be provided in a press conference Thursday. As authorities continued to investigate, details began to emerge about the man they suspect was behind the shooting. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau 2 was identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman, multiple U.S.

officials told CNN. Bibeau, who was born in 1982, was a convert to Islam and had a history of drug use before he converted, two sources said. His passport had been confiscated by Canadian authorities when they learned he planned to go fight overseas, a U.S.

law enforcement official told CNN’s Susan Candiotti. The official said it was not clear when that happened. Canadian broadcaster CBC reported that Bibeau had a record of drug arrests going back 10 years.

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