Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

4-Traders Homepage  >  News

News

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersCalendar 

Appointment of Canadian Army's Honorary Colonel Extended until 2016

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
01/30/2014 | 04:02pm CET

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan 30, 2014) - Department of National Defence

The Canadian Army has announced the official extension of the appointment of Mr. Blake Goldring as its Honorary Colonel until 2016.

Mr. Goldring is a successful Canadian business and community leader. He is Chairman and CEO of AGF Management Limited, an investment management firm, as well as founder and Chairman of Canada Company, a charitable, non-partisan organization that serves to build the bridge between business and community leaders and the Canadian military.

As the Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army, Mr. Goldring plays a significant role in strengthening the relationship between Canada's business community and the Canadian Army, all the while fostering a robust esprit de corps across Army units and organizations. Mr. Goldring was first appointed as Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army in March 2011.

Quick Facts

  • Mr. Blake Goldring has been a strong supporter of the Canadian Army and the Canadian Armed Forces for many years.
  • He was formally recognized as the Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army on March 26, 2011 at a ceremony at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.
  • The appointment has been officially extended until October 18, 2016.
  • Prior to his appointment as the Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army, Mr. Goldring served as the Honorary Colonel of The Royal Regiment of Canada and currently sits on the Board of Governors for the Royal Military College of Canada.
  • In 2009, Mr. Goldring was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) by the Governor General of Canada in recognition of his support to the Canadian Armed Forces and, in particular, his founding of Canada Company.

Quotes

"I am pleased to announce the extension of Mr. Blake Goldring's appointment as the Honorary Colonel for the Canadian Army. I'd like to thank Mr. Goldring for his extraordinary commitment to Canadian military personnel and their families. As a prominent member of the Canadian business community, he has been an excellent ambassador for the Canadian Army and a tremendous help in bridging the two communities. I look forward to working with him over the next few years to continue to build the vital relationship that the military shares with its communities."

Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse

Commander of the Canadian Army

"I am privileged to be the Honorary Colonel of a Canadian Army that is strong, proud and ready. The time I've spent with the troops has shown me in a much deeper and broader way the great professionalism of our men and women, and the commitment that they, and their families, make in serving our great nation. I am inspired every day by their dedication, and it is my sincerest pleasure to continue serving as the Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army."

Blake Goldring

Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army

Associated Links

Article - Honorary Colonel of the Army Appointed - March 26, 2011


© Marketwired 2014
share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news
Date Title
05:14a QBE INSURANCE : North America announces The Solution for Cyber Risk to help protect against the growing threat of cyber intrusions
05:14a ON ASSIGNMENT : Reports Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016
05:14a ASAHI GLASS : Patent Issued for Infrared Transmission Filter and Imaging Device (USPTO 9570490)
05:13a TITAN INTERNATIONAL : announces "100-Day Promise" customer satisfaction program
05:13a ELI LILLY AND : New Enzymes and Coenzymes Data Have Been Reported by Researchers at Eli Lilly (The Impact of the Hepatocyte-to-Plasma pH Gradient on the Prediction...
05:13a VIAVI : Patent Issued for Spectroscopic Assembly and Method (USPTO 9568362)
05:13a BIOMARIN PHARMACEUTICAL : Announces 11 Presentations at 13th Annual WORLDSymposium 2017
05:13a WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS : Sponsors Race for St. Lawrence Place's Kids' Fun Run
05:12a MACOM TECHNOLOGY : Patent Issued for Alternating Anti-Parallel Diode Mixer Structure (USPTO 9571035)
05:12a NTT DOCOMO : Patent Issued for Transmitter, Receiver, and Method (USPTO 9571193)
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
-15.81%L BRANDS : Malls' Woes Hurt Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works
8.64%HP : Sales Get Boost From PC Rebound -- WSJ
7.90%CROWN RESORTS : Casino Operator Crown Puts Big China Play on Hold
6.75%Britain's Intu Properties hikes full-year dividend
-2.32%WIRECARD : Germany's Bafin asks prosecutors to investigate Wirecard share movements
Most Read News
06:59p Exclusive - Trump says Republican border tax could boost U.S. jobs
07:28p Safran rejects TCI Fund Management's criticism of Zodiac Aero bid
10:24p TOSHIBA : says it is considering sale of majority stake in chip unit
07:42p ALPHABET : self-driving car unit sues Uber with trade theft charge
07:23p SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS : Game company seeks to block Facebook from using virtual reality code
Most recommended articles
12:23pDJVIVENDI : Full-Year Earnings Beat Estimates
10:47pDJOil Prices Retreat But Trend Remains Upbeat
10:24p TOSHIBA : says it is considering sale of majority stake in chip unit
10:19pDJCAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL : Discloses Probe Into Anti-Money Laundering Program -- Update
09:32pDJPEOPLE'S INSURANCE : Vice President Wang Yincheng Under Investigation by Authorities