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May 30, 2013           9:50 PM PT

A Vancouver couple is on trial for allegedly bringing a Filipino servant from Hong Kong to Canada illegally and forcing her to work in domestic servitude for several years.

For most of her adult life Leticia Sarmiento has looked after other peoples’ children In Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Hong Kong. But she never thought her dream job in Canada would become a nightmare.

In a landmark case in B.C., her employers, Franco Orr and his wife Nicole Huen, are charged with human trafficking under the immigration act. The couple has pleaded not guilty, but if they are convicted they could face a maximum fine of $1 million, life in prison, or both.

The Filipino nanny openly sobbed while telling her story to a B.C. Supreme Court jury on Thursday, how she was tricked into coming to B.C. with the young family on the promise she’d work for two years, then become a permanent resident.

Sarmiento, who has three children of her own in the Philippines, alleges she was forced to work two years straight with no days-off, no overtime pay and no access to her passport.

The couple’s lawyer Nicholas Preovolus says they have been receiving hostile emails and telephone calls since they were charged last year

“My clients are under enormous stress right now. This has been hanging around their necks like an albatross for the past two years,” said Preovolus.

Orr’s employer recently told him he won’t be called to work until after the trial.

Nannies in Canada remain vulnerable

Naomi Krueger, the manager of Deborah’s Gate Safe House, said the case illustrates how nannies can be exploited even in Canada.

“Nannies need to be treated with dignity and respect as well, and people who come to Canada from outside have the same access to the same resources as we do as Canadians, and need to be treated with that kind of respect and care,” said Krueger

“She’s one of the most courageous women I know. She’s somebody who has a lot of internal strength. She has survived a significant amount of exploitation.”

The trial is scheduled to last three weeks.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/30/bc-vancouver-nanny-human-trafficking.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Franco Orr

691536 699           54

 

his path of destiny = 54 = Identified.  Allegations.

Page of Swords Tarot card

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May 30, 2013           9:50 PM PT

A Vancouver couple is on trial for allegedly bringing a Filipino servant from Hong Kong to Canada illegally and forcing her to work in domestic servitude for several years.

For most of her adult life Leticia Sarmiento has looked after other peoples’ children In Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Hong Kong. But she never thought her dream job in Canada would become a nightmare.

In a landmark case in B.C., her employers, Franco Orr and his wife Nicole Huen, are charged with human trafficking under the immigration act. The couple has pleaded not guilty, but if they are convicted they could face a maximum fine of $1 million, life in prison, or both.

The Filipino nanny openly sobbed while telling her story to a B.C. Supreme Court jury on Thursday, how she was tricked into coming to B.C. with the young family on the promise she’d work for two years, then become a permanent resident.

Sarmiento, who has three children of her own in the Philippines, alleges she was forced to work two years straight with no days-off, no overtime pay and no access to her passport.

The couple’s lawyer Nicholas Preovolus says they have been receiving hostile emails and telephone calls since they were charged last year

“My clients are under enormous stress right now. This has been hanging around their necks like an albatross for the past two years,” said Preovolus.

Orr’s employer recently told him he won’t be called to work until after the trial.

Nannies in Canada remain vulnerable

Naomi Krueger, the manager of Deborah’s Gate Safe House, said the case illustrates how nannies can be exploited even in Canada.

“Nannies need to be treated with dignity and respect as well, and people who come to Canada from outside have the same access to the same resources as we do as Canadians, and need to be treated with that kind of respect and care,” said Krueger

“She’s one of the most courageous women I know. She’s somebody who has a lot of internal strength. She has survived a significant amount of exploitation.”

The trial is scheduled to last three weeks.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/30/bc-vancouver-nanny-human-trafficking.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Nicole Huen

593635 8355            52

 

her path of destiny = 52 = Manipulative.

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May 30, 2013           11:59 AM PT

The B.C. Securities Commission is investigating whether a man committed fraud by duping people into investing in a ski resort that was never built.

Following inquiries by CBC News, the commission announced today it will hold a hearing into allegations that Ron McHaffie, 62, convinced 30 investors to put a total of $642,960 into the proposed Bigfoot Resort.

The resort was to be located between Hope and Chilliwack and would, according to the project’s website, offer “unparalleled” alpine skiing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, trail riding, fishing, camping, boating, canoeing, rock climbing, a golf course, conference facilities and a spa.

But despite the numerous scenic photos, maps, graphs and reports supplied on the website, the money contributed by investors apparently vanished.

McHaffie told CBC News he raised as much as $2 million from investors. CBC News found the province had rejected plans for the ski resort back in 2010.

According to the B.C. Securities Commission, McHaffie continued to raise more than $111,000.

CBC News tracked down McHaffie this week and found him in a run-down trailer park in Princeton, three hours northeast of Vancouver, where he claimed he was recovering from an illness.

Investors say he has been evasive – refusing to return phone calls because of supposed cell phone issues, and claiming health problems or accidents that have put him in hospital.

Investors believed in ‘big winning ticket’

Dan Valliquette, a 32-year-old from Parksville, Vancouver Island, says he put $47,000 into the project in 2011 because he trusted McHaffie.

“He promoted it as being a big winning ticket. We were going to be on the TSX in no time, and you invest now and you are going to make a lot of money,” Valliquette told CBC News.

“You should know better. Whenever there’s a lot of money being thrown around you … but again you’re blinded by the opportunity.”

Andy Schofield, a 48-year-old man also from Parksville, is another investor who says he put $200,000 in what he thought were director’s shares in the resort.

Now, Schofield is painting houses to support himself financially.

“There’s a little bit of a dreamer in all of us, I suppose, and I was dreaming big,” he said.

“You know, each one of my director shares that I have … were going to be worth $3 million each, supposedly. That’s a lot of money, right? In hindsight, I’d rather have the 200 [thousand] now.”

But McHaffie says he doesn’t have the money either.

“There is nothing. I don’t have money. The money was spent doing the project,” McHaffie said.

“I use money to do the day-to-day work of the project and that’s what I did. If I had $100, I would spend $100 on doing stuff.”

Next month, the B.C. Securities Commission will be setting a date to hear the alleged fraud and other securities act violations against McHaffie.

McHaffie insisted he could revive the Bigfoot resort project if he could somehow raise more money.

“Bear with me, as soon as I’m better, I’ll go right back at it,” he said. “I’m going to need more investors.”

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/30/bc-bigfoot-ski-resort.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Ron McHaffie

965 43816695            62

 

his path of destiny = 62 = Criminal.  Arrest.  Jail.

Eight of Swords Tarot card

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May 31, 2013           10:32 AM PT

The B.C. government has officially expressed its opposition to a proposal for the Northern Gateway pipeline project, saying it fails to address the province’s environmental concerns.

The province made the announcement in its final written submission to the Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel.

“British Columbia thoroughly reviewed all of the evidence and submissions made to the panel and asked substantive questions about the project, including its route, spill response capacity and financial structure to handle any incidents,” said Environment Minister Terry Lake.

“Our questions were not satisfactorily answered during these hearings.”

Lake said the province has carefully reviewed the evidence presented to the panel.

“The panel must determine if it is appropriate to grant a certificate for the project as currently proposed on the basis of a promise to do more study and planning after the certificate is granted,” Lake said.

“Our government does not believe that a certificate should be granted before these important questions are answered.”

Enbridge to address concerns

The president of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipelines project, John Carruthers, called the B.C. announcement “part of the process.”

“British Columbia needed to submit their evidence. We need to address it. We need to meet with the people of B.C.,” said Carruthers.

B.C.’s 5 conditions

  • Environmental review needs to be passed.
  • World-leading marine oil spill prevention, response.
  • World-leading practices for land oil spill prevention, response.
  • First Nations opportunities, treaty rights respected.
  • Fair share of the fiscal and economic benefits for B.C.

“Even if there’s a positive decision from the Joint Review Panel in December, we still need to meet with the public, meet with the province of B.C. and continue to dialogue with them, engage with them through the further development process, through construction and through operations.”

In a news release, Enbridge executive vice president Janet Holder also said the province’s five conditions can’t be fully met until the end of the review panel process, saying the company is working hard to meet the conditions and earn the confidence of the government and the people of B.C.

“As a British Columbian, I am personally committed, as is Northern Gateway, to building a pipeline project that meets the highest possible safety and environmental standards anywhere in the world and a project that creates new jobs and opportunities for British Columbians,” she said.

“At Northern Gateway, we are driven by our responsibility to do what’s right for B.C.’s economy and for B.C.’s environment.”

The review panel will hear final arguments starting next month, and must present a report to the federal government by the end of the year. The federal government will have the final say on whether the pipeline goes ahead.

Alberta downplays rejection

Alberta’s Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Minister Diana McQueen downplayed B.C.’s rejection of the project, saying the review process would continue.

“Alberta respects the hearing process underway for the Northern Gateway pipeline, and we trust that the panel will make its decisions based on science and all the evidence that has been presented,” said McQueen.

“I understand from B.C.’s announcement today that the government is not comfortable supporting the project as proposed without more assurance that environmental protection and public safety are adequately addressed. B.C., like Alberta, wants to ensure that our energy development is responsible and safe.

“This is an ongoing, federally regulated review and I expect that the concerns brought forward by the government of British Columbia will be discussed and addressed through that forum.”

Federal ministers say process ongoing

Federal Heritage Minister James Moore reacted to the announcement while attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Convention underway in Vancouver on Friday. He said his government supports B.C.’s five conditions for heavy oil pipelines, but said it won’t make a decision about Northern Gateway until after the review is over.

“You know we’ll see what it means in the long term. This is the provincial government responding to Enbridge’s request. And we’ll see what Enbridge’s response is going forward. But there are many pathways for Canadian resources to get out of the country, and we’ll see if Enbridge looks at other opportunities.”

Moore says his government supports getting natural resources out of Canada, whether through Northern Gateway, or other projects, but any company must be accountable to the people living where it wants to build.

In a written statement, federal Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver said Ottawa will review the panel’s recommendation when it’s released in December.

“We have been clear: resource development will not proceed unless it is safe for Canadians and safe for the environment,” he said.

“That is why, for our part, we are moving forward with our plans to further enhance marine and pipeline safety … We look forward to continued engagement with all provinces on market diversification for oil and gas.”

Colin Kinsley who is chair of the Northern Gateway Alliance, a coalition of pipeline supporters, says he’s extremely disappointed in the government’s position, and questions the timing of the announcement.

“I can’t imagine anybody saying that when the most rigorous, open review process of an industrial project in this country has been going on for over three years, and is in its final concluding processes.”

He thinks final judgment on the project should be reserved until after the panel has made its decision.

‘Little evidence’ about good spill response

On Friday, the province also reiterated the five conditions it says would need to be met in order to approve the pipeline, including top-notch oil spill prevention and response measures.

“Northern Gateway has said that they would provide effective spill response in all cases. However, they have presented little evidence as to how they will respond,” Lake said.

“For that reason, our government cannot support the issuance of a certificate for the pipeline as it was presented to the joint review panel.”

However, the statement from the province goes on to say “the position adopted by B.C. on the Northern Gateway Pipeline project as currently proposed is not a rejection of heavy-oil projects,” keeping the door open to Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion to the Kinder Morgan pipeline and a $13-billion crude oil refinery near Kitimat proposed by B.C. newspaper publisher David Black.

The $5.5-billion Northern Gateway project aims to construct two pipelines stretching 1,177-kilometres from the Alberta oilsands to a tanker port on the North Coast of B.C. with the capacity to move 525,000 barrels of oil per day.

B.C. is expected to present oral final arguments to the joint review panel in Terrace, B.C., on June 17.

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/05/31/bc-northern-gateway-rejected.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Terry Lake

2            5

 

how he obtains his heart’s desire = TE = 25 = Activist.  Advocate.

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May 31, 2013         7:53 AM ET

What was supposed to be a routine patient pickup in Attawapiskat in northern Ontario proved to be a deadly venture for two pilots and two paramedics flying out of Moosonee early this morning, when their helicopter crashed shortly after departure.

Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance, on Friday confirmed the names of the four who died in the crash:

  • Captain Don Filliter, 54, of Skead, Ont.
  • First Officer Jacques Dupuy, 43, of Otterburn-Park, Que.
  • Paramedic Dustin Dagenais, 34, of Moose Factory, Ont.
  • Paramedic Chris Snowball, 38, of Burlington, Ont.

“Their lives were lost serving the public, and we owe a deep debt of gratitude,” said Dr. Andrew McCallum, president and CEO of Ornge.

The helicopter, one of six Sikorsky S76 choppers in Ornge’s fleet, was built in 1980 and was certified by Transport Canada, McCallum said at an afternoon news conference.

Ornge’s five remaining S76 helicopters have been taken out of service for the time being out of an “abundance of caution,” he added.

Ornge said contracted carriers, its own fixed wing aircraft and local EMS services are still available to transport patients, including the patient in Attawapiskat who was supposed to be picked up by the ill-fated helicopter.

McCallum said Ornge does not yet have any details on what happened before the helicopter crashed, adding that Transportation Safety Board officials are on the scene and the search for the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder is underway.

‘Everything was normal’

The accident happened at about 12:11 a.m. ET after the helicopter departed from the Ornge Moosonee base.

The last voice contact with the crew was prior to the aircraft’s departure.

Weather at the time was overcast, Ornge chief operating officer Rob Giguere said during a morning press conference. There was good visibility and only light rain.

When asked about reports the aircraft “blew up” after takeoff, Giguere said, “We’re not aware of that report,” but he noted the “wreckage is 0.7 nautical miles from the departure point.”

“Everything was normal,” Giguere said, adding the men handling the helicopter were a “professional crew.” The captain was “well-experienced” and “well-known.”

Cause of the accident isn’t known. It will be investigated by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Ontario Provincial Police earlier said they would also investigate.

Ornge said it will co-operate fully with investigators.

Victims were well known

Details are still emerging about the victims.

John Snowball said his son, Chris, was the sort of person who always wanted to help those in need and said his son died doing the work he loved best.

Chris Snowball had been working as a paramedic in Nova Scotia and Ontario for the past 19 years, he said.

The paramedic, who is survived by his wife and three children, had long aspired to work for Ornge and had worked a series of three-month contracts. He was a week away from starting a more stable assignment in Thunder Bay, Ont., his father said.

Ryan Gould said Dagenais, his friend and co-worker, would “go above and beyond to make anybody more comfortable or feel more at ease.”

“What made him good? Just his whole way. One of those guys that everybody wants to be around, makes everybody feel good,” Gould said.

Dagenais was married with a 10-month-old daughter.

Filliter was a married farther with three children, while Dupuy was married with two children.

McCallum said Filliter was a respected pilot with more than 20 years of flying experience and was also an aircraft maintenance engineer. He had joined Ornge in March.

Dupuy had flown all over the world, McCallum said, including as a bush pilot in Quebec. He had flown with Ornge since August 2012.

Premier, PM offer condolences

“Everybody at Ornge is deeply saddened by this tragic incident, and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives,” McCallum said. “We will do whatever we can to support them at this difficult time.”

Ornge said the crash site was spotted from the air by search and rescue workers, who immediately started their trek to reach the aircraft.

Provincial police and the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre were sent to locate the helicopter after the accident.

Premier Kathleen Wynne said she was devastated to learn of the fatal crash.

“The pilots and paramedics of Ornge provide lifesaving services in every region of this province, and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of these brave individuals,” she said in a statement.

“They lost their lives ensuring the people of this province receive the help they need. Their service and sacrifice will be honoured and remembered.”

Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted: “Condolences to the families of the four victims of the northern Ontario air ambulance crash last night. You are in my thoughts and prayers.”

Health Minister Deb Matthews issued the following statement: “I am heartbroken at the tragic news of the loss of two pilots and two paramedics in an Ornge air ambulance crash early this morning near Moosonee.”

Greg Rickford, Conservative MP for Kenora, Ont., made a tearful statement in the House of Commons Friday about the Ornge crash.

“I ask all members to join me in paying tribute to this tragic loss of these four lives and those who take such particular risks to ensure the health and safety of all Canadians across this immense country,” said Rickford, who worked as a nurse and a lawyer in First Nations communities in northwest Ontario.

“We share their loss, our hearts are with the family [and] friends.”

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2013/05/31/sby-sudbury-ornge-air-ambulance-accident-moosonee-attawapiskat-james-bay.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Chris Snowball

    9     6  1            16

 

his soul number = 16 = Shocking.  Unexpected.

The Tower Tarot card

 

RIP

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May 31, 2013         7:53 AM ET

What was supposed to be a routine patient pickup in Attawapiskat in northern Ontario proved to be a deadly venture for two pilots and two paramedics flying out of Moosonee early this morning, when their helicopter crashed shortly after departure.

Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance, on Friday confirmed the names of the four who died in the crash:

  • Captain Don Filliter, 54, of Skead, Ont.
  • First Officer Jacques Dupuy, 43, of Otterburn-Park, Que.
  • Paramedic Dustin Dagenais, 34, of Moose Factory, Ont.
  • Paramedic Chris Snowball, 38, of Burlington, Ont.

“Their lives were lost serving the public, and we owe a deep debt of gratitude,” said Dr. Andrew McCallum, president and CEO of Ornge.

The helicopter, one of six Sikorsky S76 choppers in Ornge’s fleet, was built in 1980 and was certified by Transport Canada, McCallum said at an afternoon news conference.

Ornge’s five remaining S76 helicopters have been taken out of service for the time being out of an “abundance of caution,” he added.

Ornge said contracted carriers, its own fixed wing aircraft and local EMS services are still available to transport patients, including the patient in Attawapiskat who was supposed to be picked up by the ill-fated helicopter.

McCallum said Ornge does not yet have any details on what happened before the helicopter crashed, adding that Transportation Safety Board officials are on the scene and the search for the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder is underway.

‘Everything was normal’

The accident happened at about 12:11 a.m. ET after the helicopter departed from the Ornge Moosonee base.

The last voice contact with the crew was prior to the aircraft’s departure.

Weather at the time was overcast, Ornge chief operating officer Rob Giguere said during a morning press conference. There was good visibility and only light rain.

When asked about reports the aircraft “blew up” after takeoff, Giguere said, “We’re not aware of that report,” but he noted the “wreckage is 0.7 nautical miles from the departure point.”

“Everything was normal,” Giguere said, adding the men handling the helicopter were a “professional crew.” The captain was “well-experienced” and “well-known.”

Cause of the accident isn’t known. It will be investigated by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Ontario Provincial Police earlier said they would also investigate.

Ornge said it will co-operate fully with investigators.

Victims were well known

Details are still emerging about the victims.

John Snowball said his son, Chris, was the sort of person who always wanted to help those in need and said his son died doing the work he loved best.

Chris Snowball had been working as a paramedic in Nova Scotia and Ontario for the past 19 years, he said.

The paramedic, who is survived by his wife and three children, had long aspired to work for Ornge and had worked a series of three-month contracts. He was a week away from starting a more stable assignment in Thunder Bay, Ont., his father said.

Ryan Gould said Dagenais, his friend and co-worker, would “go above and beyond to make anybody more comfortable or feel more at ease.”

“What made him good? Just his whole way. One of those guys that everybody wants to be around, makes everybody feel good,” Gould said.

Dagenais was married with a 10-month-old daughter.

Filliter was a married farther with three children, while Dupuy was married with two children.

McCallum said Filliter was a respected pilot with more than 20 years of flying experience and was also an aircraft maintenance engineer. He had joined Ornge in March.

Dupuy had flown all over the world, McCallum said, including as a bush pilot in Quebec. He had flown with Ornge since August 2012.

Premier, PM offer condolences

“Everybody at Ornge is deeply saddened by this tragic incident, and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives,” McCallum said. “We will do whatever we can to support them at this difficult time.”

Ornge said the crash site was spotted from the air by search and rescue workers, who immediately started their trek to reach the aircraft.

Provincial police and the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre were sent to locate the helicopter after the accident.

Premier Kathleen Wynne said she was devastated to learn of the fatal crash.

“The pilots and paramedics of Ornge provide lifesaving services in every region of this province, and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of these brave individuals,” she said in a statement.

“They lost their lives ensuring the people of this province receive the help they need. Their service and sacrifice will be honoured and remembered.”

Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted: “Condolences to the families of the four victims of the northern Ontario air ambulance crash last night. You are in my thoughts and prayers.”

Health Minister Deb Matthews issued the following statement: “I am heartbroken at the tragic news of the loss of two pilots and two paramedics in an Ornge air ambulance crash early this morning near Moosonee.”

Greg Rickford, Conservative MP for Kenora, Ont., made a tearful statement in the House of Commons Friday about the Ornge crash.

“I ask all members to join me in paying tribute to this tragic loss of these four lives and those who take such particular risks to ensure the health and safety of all Canadians across this immense country,” said Rickford, who worked as a nurse and a lawyer in First Nations communities in northwest Ontario.

“We share their loss, our hearts are with the family [and] friends.”

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2013/05/31/sby-sudbury-ornge-air-ambulance-accident-moosonee-attawapiskat-james-bay.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Dustin Dagenais

4               5

 

how he appears to the world = DN = 45 = Things went horribly wrong.

 

RIP

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May 31, 2013         7:53 AM ET

What was supposed to be a routine patient pickup in Attawapiskat in northern Ontario proved to be a deadly venture for two pilots and two paramedics flying out of Moosonee early this morning, when their helicopter crashed shortly after departure.

Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance, on Friday confirmed the names of the four who died in the crash:

  • Captain Don Filliter, 54, of Skead, Ont.
  • First Officer Jacques Dupuy, 43, of Otterburn-Park, Que.
  • Paramedic Dustin Dagenais, 34, of Moose Factory, Ont.
  • Paramedic Chris Snowball, 38, of Burlington, Ont.

“Their lives were lost serving the public, and we owe a deep debt of gratitude,” said Dr. Andrew McCallum, president and CEO of Ornge.

The helicopter, one of six Sikorsky S76 choppers in Ornge’s fleet, was built in 1980 and was certified by Transport Canada, McCallum said at an afternoon news conference.

Ornge’s five remaining S76 helicopters have been taken out of service for the time being out of an “abundance of caution,” he added.

Ornge said contracted carriers, its own fixed wing aircraft and local EMS services are still available to transport patients, including the patient in Attawapiskat who was supposed to be picked up by the ill-fated helicopter.

McCallum said Ornge does not yet have any details on what happened before the helicopter crashed, adding that Transportation Safety Board officials are on the scene and the search for the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder is underway.

‘Everything was normal’

The accident happened at about 12:11 a.m. ET after the helicopter departed from the Ornge Moosonee base.

The last voice contact with the crew was prior to the aircraft’s departure.

Weather at the time was overcast, Ornge chief operating officer Rob Giguere said during a morning press conference. There was good visibility and only light rain.

When asked about reports the aircraft “blew up” after takeoff, Giguere said, “We’re not aware of that report,” but he noted the “wreckage is 0.7 nautical miles from the departure point.”

“Everything was normal,” Giguere said, adding the men handling the helicopter were a “professional crew.” The captain was “well-experienced” and “well-known.”

Cause of the accident isn’t known. It will be investigated by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Ontario Provincial Police earlier said they would also investigate.

Ornge said it will co-operate fully with investigators.

Victims were well known

Details are still emerging about the victims.

John Snowball said his son, Chris, was the sort of person who always wanted to help those in need and said his son died doing the work he loved best.

Chris Snowball had been working as a paramedic in Nova Scotia and Ontario for the past 19 years, he said.

The paramedic, who is survived by his wife and three children, had long aspired to work for Ornge and had worked a series of three-month contracts. He was a week away from starting a more stable assignment in Thunder Bay, Ont., his father said.

Ryan Gould said Dagenais, his friend and co-worker, would “go above and beyond to make anybody more comfortable or feel more at ease.”

“What made him good? Just his whole way. One of those guys that everybody wants to be around, makes everybody feel good,” Gould said.

Dagenais was married with a 10-month-old daughter.

Filliter was a married farther with three children, while Dupuy was married with two children.

McCallum said Filliter was a respected pilot with more than 20 years of flying experience and was also an aircraft maintenance engineer. He had joined Ornge in March.

Dupuy had flown all over the world, McCallum said, including as a bush pilot in Quebec. He had flown with Ornge since August 2012.

Premier, PM offer condolences

“Everybody at Ornge is deeply saddened by this tragic incident, and our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives,” McCallum said. “We will do whatever we can to support them at this difficult time.”

Ornge said the crash site was spotted from the air by search and rescue workers, who immediately started their trek to reach the aircraft.

Provincial police and the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre were sent to locate the helicopter after the accident.

Premier Kathleen Wynne said she was devastated to learn of the fatal crash.

“The pilots and paramedics of Ornge provide lifesaving services in every region of this province, and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of these brave individuals,” she said in a statement.

“They lost their lives ensuring the people of this province receive the help they need. Their service and sacrifice will be honoured and remembered.”

Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted: “Condolences to the families of the four victims of the northern Ontario air ambulance crash last night. You are in my thoughts and prayers.”

Health Minister Deb Matthews issued the following statement: “I am heartbroken at the tragic news of the loss of two pilots and two paramedics in an Ornge air ambulance crash early this morning near Moosonee.”

Greg Rickford, Conservative MP for Kenora, Ont., made a tearful statement in the House of Commons Friday about the Ornge crash.

“I ask all members to join me in paying tribute to this tragic loss of these four lives and those who take such particular risks to ensure the health and safety of all Canadians across this immense country,” said Rickford, who worked as a nurse and a lawyer in First Nations communities in northwest Ontario.

“We share their loss, our hearts are with the family [and] friends.”

from:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/story/2013/05/31/sby-sudbury-ornge-air-ambulance-accident-moosonee-attawapiskat-james-bay.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Don Filliter

465 69339259             61

 

his path of destiny = 61 = Plans fell through.

 

RIP

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