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Army Speakers Bureau
Land Force Western Area and Joint Task Force West

Let us share our experiences with you! Request a speaker!

If you are looking to give a boost to your next event, look no further. From Army history, domestic operations and cutting edge equipment, to their role in Afghanistan and futuristic technologies. Canada's soldiers are highly respected around the globe for their professionalism, courage and versatility, and they want to share their experiences with you.

The Speakers Bureau is a new program designed to match speakers to organizations with an interest in learning first-hand about Canada's Army. Any organization, group or individual across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba can request an Army speaker.

Why not contact us today? You can reach us at 780-973-4011 ext 4325, or by email.


Here are some of our speakers:

Major IsbergMajor Tim Isberg

Currently responsible for the coordination of Canadian Forces support to Domestic operations in Western Canada, he has served as a Military Observer and Senior Liaison Officer in Rwanda and the Middle East.

Major Bellemare Major Regis Bellemare

Army Logistician with Land Force Western Area, he recently returned from Afghanistan where he mentored the Afghan National Army.

Photo to be posted Major Dave Muralt

A 28-year veteran of the Army and Air Force, this Public Affairs Officer has served in Europe, in Labrador and Afghanistan.

MWO Simms Master Warrant Officer Paddy Simms

This Military Policeman, currently the Sergeant-Major of Land Force Western Area Headquarters, has served on a variety of missions including Afghanistan.

Sgt Ettel Sergeant Kimberly Ettel

She has spent 16 years in the Army Reserves as a Supply Technician. As a mother, a wife, a soldier and a new student, she is currently specializing in Contracting and Procurement.

MWO Simms Master Corporal Paul Franklin

This Medical Technician has served two tours in Afghanistan and survived a suicide bombing attack in 2006. His inspirational story of recovery was released in the book “A Long Walk Home.”