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  CFB North Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CFB North Bay remains Canada's primary NORAD site, monitoring all air traffic over Canada and North America by the North Warning System, across the Canadian Arctic, coastal radars on the east and west coasts of Canada, and Airborne Warning and Control System Aircraft.
With the general scaling-back of air defences at the end of the cold war, CFB North Bay was originally slated for closure and the 22nd Wing was to move to central command in Winnipeg.
CFB North Bay is also home to the 22nd wing military concert band, the foremost volunteer band in Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CFB_North_Bay   (682 words)

 CFB Borden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The birthplace of the Royal Canadian Air Force, CFB Borden is the largest training facility in the Canadian Forces.
During the Cold War, Borden's importance as an RCAF facility in Ontario declined in favour of CFB Trenton, CFB Uplands and CFB North Bay however its use as an army facility stayed consistent.
CFB Borden hosts the Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, a training establishment for Royal Canadian Army Cadets and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets in Ontario.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CFB_Borden   (658 words)

 Welcome To North Bay Ontario - The "Smoothie Capital of Canada"
North Bay tends to be a less humid climate than that found in Southern Ontario due somewhat to the distance from the Great Lakes and less warm than some other locations in Northern Ontario due to cooling from Lake Nipissing.
North Bay is somewhat more economically diverse than many other Northern Ontario communities, although a large percentage of the city's jobs are public sector in nature with education and government dominating the list of the city's top employers.
North Bay is the site of CFB North Bay (22 Wing), a North American Aerospace Defense Command control center, with operations taking place inside a facility located deep underground, similar to, but on a much smaller scale than, the famous Cheyenne Mountain base in Colorado.
www.northbaysearchengine.com   (1926 words)

 North Bay News and Weather on BayToday.ca
A deal to save CFB North Bay based on a letter of understanding signed in 1998 would be “a disaster” for the city, says Mayor Vic Fedeli.
He pointed to the $1.1 million annual payment in lieu of taxes North Bay receives from the military for the base, as an example; those funds would have to be applied to the municipal cost of operations and maintenance at the base under the letter of understanding.
North Bay would also be responsible for operating and maintaining the new $24-million NORAD Sector Air Operations Centre, which will be housed in an above-ground building now under construction.
www.baytoday.ca /content/news/print.asp?c=3576   (862 words)

 TLCA - The Lake
The North side of the lake comes under the jurisdiction of the City of North Bay, while the South side of the lake is managed by the Township of East Ferris.
Delaney Bay, to the far West, is about 30 m deep at its deepest point and is the site of the water intake pipe for both the City of North Bay and Canadian Forces Base North Bay.
Dugas bay, on the South shore, is a shallow basin that is home to warmer water species of fish such as muskellunge, northern pike, perch and largemouth and smallmouth bass to name a few.
www.venturenorth.com /tlca/doc6.htm   (612 words)

 North Bay Sports on BayToday.ca
The New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition of handing out beads was a common pre-game ceremony as the North Bay teams exchanged gifts before taking to the ice.
These teens who were chosen by Baton Rouge Youth Ice Hockey because of the adversity they’ve faced came here with the expectations that this would be a trip of a lifetime.
North Bay you helped greatly in meeting their lofty expectations.
www.baytoday.ca /content/sports/details.asp?c=12165   (929 words)

The North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD) is a binational military organization formally established in 1958 by Canada and the United States to monitor and defend North American airspace.
NORAD's surveillance and control responsibility for North American airspace is divided among three NORAD Regions -- one in Canada, one in the continental United States and one in Alaska.
Data from radars and sensors based in Canada are compiled and analyzed at an underground complex located at Canadian Forces Base North Bay, Ontario, then forwarded to Canadian NORAD Region Headquarters at CFB Winnipeg, and the NORAD command and control centre in Colorado, as necessary.
www.public-action.com /911/norad   (721 words)

 Burrows bids farewell to politics (09/03)
The announcement in August of the construction of a new $23-million surface command and control centre in 2005 should "cement" North Bay as a location for years to come.
The proposed $30-million Passage North project was an elaborate tourist attraction that was difficult to sell to the public until the Community Waterfront Friends produced a plan of mixed uses involving residential, parkland and recreational development, he says.
Burrows feels he is leaving office with North Bay in good financial and economic shape.
www.nob.on.ca /regionalReports/NorthBay/261979-03-burrows.htm   (692 words)

 SkyscraperCity - North Bay: Downtown views from atop City Hall
Are you aware: Tourism Thunder Bay recently began a campaign hailing our city as "Gateway to the North" though it was cut short when a resident from North Bay complained.
And I always thought Timmins was the Gateway to the North, considering we're the northern-most settlement with city status in Ontario.
North Bay has been going through quite the real estate boom the last few years and while houses are cheap compared to Toronto, Vancouver and other major cities, North Bay has the distinction of having the most expensive housing market in all of Northern Ontario as well as the highest rents.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=203383   (1251 words)

 Northern Ontario Business - Underground defence facility up for grabs (01/04)
At least two data storage companies are interested in North Bay's soon-to-be-vacated underground air defence facility, known locally as the Hole.
The Department of Defence is building a new above-ground facility at CFB North Bay, scheduled for completion in 2005, leaving the Hole up for grabs.
Fedeli met Dec. 7 with the CFB North Bay base commander on their "shared vision" for the use of the facility and will be meeting again in early January to begin transferring the complex over the next few years.
www.nob.on.ca /regionalReports/NorthBay/297331-04-defence.asp   (270 words)

 British Cars - Of Sports Cars and Aircraft and Golden Ages.
Standing at the end of the runway at Canadian Forces Base North Bay in the late '70s, I remember the sight of the last remaining CF-l00 Canucks (nicknamed "Clunks") passing overhead on takeoff.
CFB North Bay was fascinating for me for other reasons.
CFB North Bay was also the home of the Canadian Norad Headquarters.
www.eagle.ca /ukauto/members/golden.html   (2980 words)

 CF-5, 116746 to 116789
With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, PQ in 1982.
Was with 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta when it crashed near Cold Lake on 7 June 1977.
Later to 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alta. With this unit when it crahsed on 12 February 1979, after pilot ejected.
www.ody.ca /~bwalker/caf_116746_789_detailed_list.htm   (936 words)

 EXN.ca | Talkback
Since I was a boy, I have always had a keen interest in aircraft and the military.
While growing up, CFB North Bay was a very busy place.
For anyone interested in seeing just what we got in return for the wonderful Arrow, there is a Bomark missle on display here in downtown North Bay.
www.exn.ca /Templates/readtalkback.asp?PageName=Discovery&TalkbackID=200435185257   (357 words)

 Emrick Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
I Crossed the Bay Of Fundy in February 1967 to begin training with 1st MacKenzie Division at HMCS Cornwallis.
After new entry training (15 weeks in those days) I was held in Cornwallis as part of the Centennial Naval Gun Crew, and spent the remainder of the summer touring the Maritimes.
I took the FRP in 1992 and retired with my wife Donna and reside in North Bay with our two dogs George and Gracie, where I have taken employment as a City Transit Driver.
firehouse651.com /emrick.htm   (149 words)

 CF-5, 116701 to 116745
Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alta. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alta. Operated in aggressor markings, and with flight refueling probe, 1984.
Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alta. Later to 433e L'Escadre de Combat, and 434 Squadron, CFB Bagotville, PQ.
In use with Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in February 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.
www.ody.ca /~bwalker/caf_116701_745_detailed_list.htm   (1025 words)

 Amalgam Warrior
The exercise was to demonstrate and evaluate the North American Aerospace Defense Command's ability to deploy and employ joint reaction forces and main defense forces as a military response to an evolving crisis.
At Goose Bay, located in Canada's far north, CF-18s from the 3rd Wing at Bagotville, Quebec teamed up with F-16s from the 119th Fighter Squadron, Atlantic City ANG, N.J. The 7th Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, took six B-1 bombers to Bagotville to play in the exercise.
The B-1s made several passes coming in from Bristol Bay, which prompted NORAD forces to transition from a peacetime posture to a war-fighting stance.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/amalgam-warrior.htm   (702 words)

Base closures announced at the time of the April 1989 budget cuts and the recent drastic decline in Canadian defence spending are now sifting down through the ranks to have a direct impact on the people and units of the Canadian Forces.
The aging CC-115 Buffalo of 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron, CFB Summerside will be replaced by CC-130 Hercules when 413 Squadron moves to CFB Greenwood this summer.
CFB Ottawa's 450 Squadron will become a total force unit with Twin Hueys flying UTTH and SERT (Special Emergency Response Team) missions.
www.thewednesdayreport.com /twr/TWR5/twr10v5.htm   (5995 words)

 Canadian Military Aviation Picture Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
An Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk.4B with 440 AW (F) Squadron at CFB Bagotville, Quebec, in the autumn of 1956.
CF-105 Avro's CF-105 Arrow on the ground at CFB Trenton, Ontario.
CP-140 Aurora This Aurora from CFB Comox, British Columbia, is flying along the west coast in 1989.
www.chat.carleton.ca /~gdawson/milpics2.html   (1770 words)

 In The News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
North Bay's Air Base Property Corporation (ABPC) soared toward its goal of building an aerospace industry in this Northern Ontario city of 56,000 people.
When the federal government closed the airside operations at CFB North Bay and threatened to demolish the hangars, a group of local volunteers formed ABPC.
It is a non-government, not-for-profit company, whose mandate was to take over the hangars and replace the lost jobs.
www.airbase.ca /html/itn.html   (111 words)

 The Fly Fishing Bug
The history on these fish from a study conducted from MNR biologist was determend that Lake Superior-Nipigon brook trout have the same genetics and the reason for it's colors was due to the facts that these fish have been hatchery reproduce over and over changing the feature of these trout.
Some of the best fly fishing was found in North Bay Ontario, Canada with self-reproducing land-locked Atlantic Salmon that was introduced in early years of 1800's was the only distinction of Atlantic Salmon - Ouananiche, never to see ocean.
The North Shore Steelhead Association are a group from a Thunder Bay steelhead club and have done alout of work involving the rivers projects on the north shore of Lake Superior east of Thunder Bay Ontario, Canada.
groups.msn.com /TheFlyFishingBug/theconservationcorner.msnw   (2682 words)

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If the sighting(s) occurred in other areas, the post-landing report should be made to the nearest US or Canadian military or diplomatic representative in that area who will forward the report as prescribed in subparagraph 206b(1).
These headquarters are the normal points of contact between the two countries and are responsible for passing CIRVIS reports of interest, including post-landing reports, to each other.
These headquarters are the normal points of contact between the two countries and are responsible for passing MERINT reports of interest, including delayed reports, to each other.
www.textfiles.com /ufo/UFOBBS/2000/2101.ufo   (5356 words)

 Canada's Bomarc Missiles - 1966 - Assorted Sources
The Boeing CIM-10B Bomarc nuclear-armed surface-to-air interceptor missile equipped 446 and 447 Squadrons in North Bay, Ontario and La Macaza, Quebec respectively for North American air defence from 1961 to 1972.
As stated in 1971 White Paper on Defence: "The BOMARC missiles sited in Canada were a relatively important contribution in the days when a full anti-bomber defence existed to defend urban-industrial targets as well as to protect the deterrent which consisted largely of the US bomber force.
Moreover, the Canadian Bomarcs are sited to defend the eastern part of North America whereas the preponderance of the US land-based strategic retaliatory forces is located in the mid-west.
www.pinetreeline.org /misc/bomarc/bomarc3.html   (379 words)

 NORAD: A Good Thing for Canada - Should Canada Increase its Support?
[17] The threat to North America is also compounded by the emergence of regional military powers as a result of the proliferation of advanced weapons and technology.
There are currently no BMD capabilities in North America but the US is actively working toward the development of such defense to respond to a limited attack.
The main role of the SBR would be to detect and identify incoming threat to the North American continent, be in the form of missiles or aircraft and as small a target as cruise missiles.
www.fas.org /news/canada/0039.htm   (7284 words)

 USA Hockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Thirty six teams are participating in North Bays first ever Canadian Pond Hockey Face Off Tournament in Canada.
North Bay kindly invited five Gulf Coast area Pee Wee players, families and coaches including three players from (GCYHA) Gulf Coast Youth Hockey Association.
The players have been sponsored by local North Bay area business who have generously raised funds to defray expenses for the experience.
www.usahockey.com /servlets/PrintableWebPage?menu_id=DDFD1FBDF7557134E0340003BA5FE009   (1426 words)

 Canada Awards Air Defense Support Contract (May 7)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The North Warning System contract has been awarded to the joint industry venture team of ATCO Frontec Corporation and Pan Arctic Inuit Logistics Corporation.
The North Warning System (NWS) consists of a chain of radar sites across Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the East Coast of Labrador.
Funding for this contract was provided for in the February 2000 Federal Budget and the October 2000 Economic Statement and Budget Update, and is therefore built into the existing fiscal framework.
www.defense-aerospace.com /produit/9905_us.html   (319 words)

 SAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
SAGE was the Semi-Automatic Ground Environment control system installed in "The Hole" at CFB North Bay, ON., in 1958 to analyze the data from NORAD radar stations.
SAGE could not only simultaneously track upwards of 200 targets in any given sector, it could also automatically launch a missile or direct an interceptor to the target, compensating for changes in altitude, speed, and direction.
Not a lot compared to today's gigabyte hardware, but it was twenty years ahead of personal computers.
www.espritdecorps.ca /new_page_115.htm   (133 words)

The book also shows that there were cases in which the Prime Minister was not expected to be consulted, and it is shown that Pearson gave a letter of prior authorization to the US Ambassador for Presidential use.
CFB Bagotville (1965-1984, VooDoo-Genie) CFS Val d'Or (1965-1974, VooDoo-Genie) ONTARIO
He studied political science at the University of Winnipeg before moving to Halifax to pursue his Master's in Soviet and Canadian military policy and nuclear weapons doctrine at Dalhousie University.
www.user.dccnet.com /welcomewoods/Nuclear_Free_Georgia_Strait/clearwater.html   (778 words)

 Border Guards
The nerve center of NORAD is buried deep within Cheyenne Mountain, a craggy, solid granite peak on the eastern edge of the Colorado Rockies.
Artificial light bathes the jagged tunnel in a yellowish-green glow, and visitors are greeted by a constant rush of cool air blowing throughout the mountain's innards.
At Goose Bay, Labrador, located in Canada's far north, CF-18s from the 3rd Wing at Bagotville, Quebec, teamed up with F-16s from the 119th Fighter Squadron, Atlantic City ANG, N.J. The 7th Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas took six B-1 bombers to Bagotville to play in the exercise.
www.af.mil /news/airman/0196/border.htm   (2822 words)

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