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
4m ago RETROSCREEN VIROLOGY : Result of General Meeting
5m ago LUXOTTICA : Ten-million-euro golden parachute for Luxottica CEO
6m ago Online romance scammers prey on lonely Italians
10m ago TRANSFERS : Falcao, Chicharito, Welbeck and others
11m ago STANDARD CHARTERED : Kenya's inflation jumps to 8.36 percent
16m ago EMAAR PROPERTIES PJSC : Malls Group IPO to pay shareholders $1.6bn dividend
19m ago KERING : Sergio Rossi: departure of Christophe Mélard
19m ago ASTM : Information about the share buy-back program
23m ago NESTLE : Taurus Securities Limited Market Roundup
23m ago POONGSAN : Morning Shout released by KASB Securities Limited and Economics Research
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
FORBIDDEN TECHNOLOGIES : Launches Alpha Test Of 'Eva' Video Platform
PERFORM : Final cash offer
WORTHINGTON : Re Agreement
SEEING MACHINES : Trading Up 25% As It Teams With Takata Corp
SHANTA GOLD : Reaffirms Production Guidance As First-Half Profit Rises
Most Read News
1d ago TOTAL KENYA : Shell closes in on market leader as KenolKobil drops
1d ago CHINA GALAXY SECURITIES : seeks approval for $1.2 billion Shanghai listing
1d ago NATIONAL BANK OF KENYA : share premium to earn Treasury, NSSF Sh1.4bn
1d ago CITIGROUP : Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses
1d ago PORSCHE AUTOMOBIL SE : set to launch Sh9.3m SUV model
Most recommended articles
7h agoDJZambia Copper Miners Say Crippled by Unpaid $600 Million Tax Refund-Mines Body
3d ago S&P 500 edges up to set new record; best month since Feb
36m ago ESSILOR INTL : Luxottica explored Essilor deal but conditions were not right
45m ago Brazil's industry probably recovered slightly in July after World Cup
1h agoDJRuble Hits New Record Low Against Dollar --Update
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF