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  1. kincanucks

    MONOPOLY AND ESCAPING

    Here’s an interesting bit of history that I thought you might enjoy. Get out of jail free Starting in 1941, an increasing number of British airmen found themselves as the involuntary guests of the Third Reich, and the crown was casting-about for ways and means to facilitate their...
  2. kincanucks

    Canadian Triva with a military Twist

    Here's a little bit of Canadian trivia to start your day off. THE VETERAN ON OUR TEN DOLLAR BILL      If you look at the back right-hand side of a Canadian $10 bill, you will see an old veteran standing at attention near the Ottawa war memorial. His name is Robert Metcalfe and he died last...
  3. kincanucks

    What do you want to know about what the CF offers for recreational activities?

    Post all of your dance, workout facilities, drinking, horseshoe playing, pool playing, line dancing, cock fighting, etc. questions here.
  4. kincanucks

    HOT TUBS

    My wife and I are currently looking at buying a hot tub and we have looked at the Arctic Spa and Beachcomber line.  Both are very expensive with different features.  Just wondering if anyone has bought a hot tub lately and what is it that they like and don't like about it.  Of course the tub I...
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    OH GREAT, ANOTHER GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM KINCANUCKS

    Well the day has come where I must bid adieu to the recruiting world as I am off to reacquaint myself with my occupation.  For the last six years I have seen all kinds of applicants and for the most part I have enjoyed interacting with everyone of them.  I have seen the truly committed ones who...
  6. kincanucks

    DEO Numbers for FY 06/07

    ARMD - 40 ARTY - 25 INF - 47 ENGR - 20 SIGS - 39 EME - 14 INT Army - 10 MS ENGR - 7 NCS ENGR - 11 MARS - 32 ANAV - 14 PLT - 46 AEC - 28 AERE - 28 CELE (A) - 12 AF ENGR - 6 HCA - 3 PHY TH - 6 DENT - 5 PHARM - 10 MED - 36 MAO - 1 NURSE - 8 SOC W - 10 MPO - 4 CHAP (P) - 6 CHAP (C) - 6 PAFF - 10...
  7. kincanucks

    FY 06/07 numbers for NCM

    Well some new numbers have been released.  Some were expected to be high and many others are absent. Crewman - 305 Arty Fd - 190 Inf - RCR - 407 Inf - PPCLI - 407 Inf - R22R - 406 Bosn - 59 LCIS Tech - 90 Comm Rsch - 90 Veh Tech - 190 AVS Tech - 84 AVN Tech - 175 Cook - 81 Sup Tech - 114 MSE Op...
  8. kincanucks

    PRAISE FOR CFRC/Ds

    Please indicate at which CFRC that you applied to within the last three years and have a positive and relatively problem-free processing experience and post why that was (professional and knowledgeable staff, good clean facilities, speedy processing, etc.).  If you applied at a Detachment please...
  9. kincanucks

    What is?

    I had to find a word that was driving my sister-in-law crazy and wanted to see if anyone knows the word. What is the word for words which sound like they are e.g. slush, slimey, croak etc.?
  10. kincanucks

    Truck with missiles stopped in T.O.

    http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2005/12/02/1334276-cp.html Hmmmmm, wonder what is up with this? Some more: http://www.canada.com/national/globalnational/story.html?id=80cd0edc-2b8d-4380-8349-beeb74a31f1c
  11. kincanucks

    NEW ROTP SLORs

    If you are applying for ROTP this year make sure that you use the standardized letters of references (SLORs) from your CFRC/Ds as the ones on the recruiting website are not the correct ones at this time.  When you get your application package from the CFRC/Ds ask them if the SLORs are the new...
  12. kincanucks

    EAT SOME CROW

    Recruiting units must ensure that applicants who will undertake any initial MOC course that requires Basic Driver Training (BDT) as a MOC pre-requisite has a valid civilian (fully graduated) drivers license (i.e., 052 LMN, 215 SIG OP, 227 LCIS TECH, 411 VEH TECH, 421 WPNS TECH (L), 434 FCS TECH...
  13. kincanucks

    REGULAR OFFICER TRAINING PLAN ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN RAISED.

    The minimum academic requirement to apply to the ROTP to go through RMC or Campus Fort St Jean or civilian university has been raised from a 70% overall average (core subjects Gr 10-12) to a 75% overall average.  About time as a lot of resources are wasted processing applicants with low academic...
  14. kincanucks

    TRAVELLING TO UK (SCOTLAND AND ENGLAND)

    Domestic niner and I are going to the UK this summer.  We plan on driving around England and Scotland and have two planned stops but the rest is up in the air.  We will do London at the end with three days before we fly home and we are hoping to be in Edinburgh for the Tattoo finale the weekend...
  15. kincanucks

    Height/Weight

    Was that lose weight and work out?
  16. kincanucks

    PROCESSING TIMES: A 2003/2004 BREAKDOWN.

    1. Okay lets start with 24,000 applicants (Officers (all plans) and NCMs (all plans) for 2003/2004 (15,000 Reg F and 9,000 Res F).  After processing (CFAT, Drug Screening, Medical, Interview and applicants voluntary withdrawing (3600)) there are 12,300 left with 4600 of those being enrolled...
  17. kincanucks

    ADDITIONS TO THE DICTIONARY

    How do I get some words added to the spell checker?  Like CFRC, CFAT and MCC for example
  18. kincanucks

    RECRUITMENT ALLOWANCES FOR MEDICAL AND ENGINEERS

    For those that care: The allowances for DEOs with applicable engineering degrees (40K) and for qualified medical doctors (225K) will remain in effect for FY 05/06.  Nothing new on the other allowances.
  19. kincanucks

    SELECTION FOR FY 05/06

    The following concerns Reg F applicants only: Word from CFRG HQ is that they will start selecting applicants for next fiscal year now in an attempt to fill all of the BMQs till Oct 05.  To be merit listed now, you have to have all processing completed (e.g., med back, ERC back and PT done) no...
  20. kincanucks

    FIRST SELECTION RESULTS ARE IN !!!! (NEWS FLASH - JOBS AVAILABLE NOW)

    The first selection results are in and are broken down as follows:                                            pos that were remaining this FY 19 selected -   021    Arty Fd                  35 16 selected - 215    Sig Op                   38 3 selected...
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