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An unfounded rumour circulating on social media about the Chinese Communist Party building concentration camps on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range has resulted in employees at 4 Wing receiving a number of public queries about the merits of the post.
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Such claims are false, said Col. Dave Moar, 4 Wing Commander, in an Oct. 21 media statement.
“There is absolutely no construction involving the establishment of nefarious camps as was described in various social media posts,” he said.
He believes these rumours started in relation to the mandatory vaccination policy for Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake. Contractors and individuals employed by other organizations working alongside Canada’s defence team at 4 Wing also must be vaccinated as per Government of Canada policy. Businesses that are non-compliant may have their contracts terminated.
“The Cold Lake Air Weapons Range is utilized for training purposes by tactical aircraft from 4 Wing and other CAF and allied nations’ military units,” said Moar. “Work is continually done to maintain the buildings.” ...