Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  News

News

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersVideosCalendar 

Appointment of Canadian Army's Honorary Colonel Extended until 2016

01/30/2014 | 10:02am US/Eastern
Recommend:
0

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
Recommend :
0
React to this article
Latest news
Date Title
<1m ago MEIKLES : Barter Trade Resurfaces as Liquidity Crunch Worsens
<1m ago DIAMOND BANK : Donates Office Block to Nigerian Army
<1m ago SES Receives Approval from GSA to Sell O3b Services
1m ago RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Feed Flavors & Sweeteners (Natural and Synthetic) Market - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019
1m ago COMMERZBANK : EFSF 2.35% € 4bn Notes due 2044
1m ago World Mobile Holdings, Inc. Announces Current Status
2m ago RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology (INAAT) (Infectious Diseases, Blood Screening, Research) Market - Forecast to 2018
3m ago Nevzlin 'very pleased' with Hague court ruling on Yukos
3m ago DOLLAR TREE : to buy Family Dollar
3m ago CLOUDBUY : Trading Update and Notice of Results
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
ST PETER PORT CAPITAL : Says Net Asset Value Fell Due To Strong Pound
STADIUM : Buys United Wireless For Up To GBP8 Million Cash And Shares
GEONG : Announcement in Relation to the CFO of GEONG
FLOWGROUP : Director/PDMR Shareholding
MDM ENGINEERING : and Foster Wheeler merger approval from Tanzanian Competition Commission
Most Read News
1d ago WAL MART STORES : Man Charged With Arson In Fire At Stevens Church
1d ago NORFOLK SOUTHERN : Columbia Street Closing For Repairs
1d ago MOODY : Blues ; Guiding Pennsylvania Out Of The Recession And Its Consequences, As Well As The Gathering Storm Of Pension Payments, Requires Creative...
6h ago QUESTERRE ENERGY : updates Montney activities
1h ago Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos case
Most recommended articles
2m ago Nevzlin 'very pleased' with Hague court ruling on Yukos
2m ago DOLLAR TREE : to buy Family Dollar
9m agoDJCrude Oil Futures Trade Lower on Global Tensions
16m ago Ryanair shares surge and may go even higher - MCCAIG
20m ago GENERAL MOTORS : GM Korea reaches tentative wage deal, averting strike
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF