2400 Canadian Soldiers on 72 Hour Notice For Gulf Deployment

(BeforeItsNews) – 2400 Canadian Soldiers and the 1 Combat Engineer Regiment based in Edmonton Alberta are on a 72 Hour notice for deployment to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

The 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) frequently train with U.S. Army units including up to a 3 year secondment in the U.S. Military for Career Officers. The Canadian Engineer Regiment is often associated with the British SAS and their role in recent conflicts such as Bosnia and Afghanistan has seen them doing less reconstruction work and more urban pacification and counter insurgency operations. Continue reading

MSM: Swine flu duty could earn doctors $518 per hour

(CBC) – Alberta is considering paying some doctors more than $500 an hour to treat swine flu patients if there is a pandemic. Continue reading

Governments Stockpile Pandemic Body Bags

As concerns grow of a possible flu pandemic onslaught this autumn, alert authorities worldwide have been stockpiling emergency supplies. Masks, gloves and anti-viral medications are on the list. And body bags. Continue reading

MSM: Yet another new flu virus emerges in Canada

(Reuters) – Canadian officials said on Tuesday they had identified yet another new flu virus, this one a mixture of human and swine influenzas, in two farm workers in Western Canada. Continue reading