Master Corporal Ezrick Bernard.

‘You can’t fill a bucket from the top’ says Jamaican-Canadian soldier

Borden, Ontario — Master Corporal Ezrick Bernard knew from the tender age of 11 that he wanted to become a soldier. When he immigrated eight years later with his parents and one of his 14 siblings to Canada from Trelawny, Jamaica in 1994, his dream began to take shape.

Students training

Army Technical Warrant Officers are technical and critical thinkers

Kingston, Ontario — The process through which the Canadian Army (CA) purchases new equipment probably seems much less exciting to most than the equipment itself.

Corporal Jean-Marc Hannelas

Soldier applies cautionary tale of the dodo bird: adapt, work hard and succeed

North Bay, Ontario — Although not usually given credit for being clever, the dodo bird did have a powerful lesson to share with a young soldier-to-be as he immigrated at the age of 15 with his family from Mauritius to Canada in 2003.

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