Black History Month 2022

February is the month set aside to shine the spotlight on Black History – although this history should be celebrated all year long. We acknowledge that the record of people of colour in the RCAF has not always been a positive one. Entering WWII, RCAF policy did not allow Black Canadians to serve in mostContinue reading “Black History Month 2022”

News Clippings from the Past

This post is a collection of news clippings related to the BCATP. Again, thanks to Greg, our archivist for this post. These are archival items donated by Daphne Kuehn from Edmonton, Alberta in September 2013. It is a collection of newspaper clippings covering both No. 7 B&GS, Paulson and No. 10 SFTS, Dauphin; WWII. ItContinue reading “News Clippings from the Past”

Saving Money While Supporting the War Effort

This post appeared as a 2 part post on our social media platforms. Information and photos were supplied by Greg Sigurdson, our archivist. The photos below are of a small artifact donated to the CATP Museum by our “Darkroom Guy’’ Lyle. Lyle, of course likes this nickname, but hasn’t developed any films or prints forContinue reading “Saving Money While Supporting the War Effort”

Remembrance Day

November 11th is an important day when we take time to reflect and honour our vets. A perfect place to do this is at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan museum. Last year we were closed due to Covid restrictions, however, this year we will once again have an open house on Remembrance Day (see theContinue reading “Remembrance Day”