Chief Warrant Officer Alain Guimond and I extend our sincere condolences, on behalf of all ranks of the Canadian Army, to the family and friends of Sgt. Little girl airlifted to Edmonton hospital after ‘unpreventable accident’ at Wainwright parade, “On behalf of those involved in 4-H in Alberta, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and [we] wish the member a speedy recovery.”, WATCH ABOVE: Few details are being released after a six-year-old girl was injured during a parade in Wainwright on Saturday. Those killed were: Cpt Michael G. Allen, Cpt Vincent L. Schurman, M/WO Joseph Sylvio Castonguay, Sgt Alain Michaud, M/Cpl Ronald J. McWilliam. 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We apologize, but this video has failed to load. A welcome email is on its way. © 2020 Calgary Herald, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. Watch below: (From August 2017) A six-year-old boy that fell from a flatbed truck and was struck by the same vehicle during the Nanton Round-Up Days parade is recovering at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. This article was published more than 3 years ago. “Not only is his death a painful loss to his family and friends, but we feel this loss across the Canadian Army and the entire military community. Dynerowicz.". In March, Master Cpl. If you don't see it please check your junk folder. Event to stay on for another 7 days, A list of Remembrance Day events in the Edmonton area, These unique poppies honour veterans and Indigenous culture, Remembering the contributions of Indigenous soldiers, Deer crashes into Ont. Bethune said he wants the family of the little girl to know there is support from the community of Wainwright. Alfred Barr, 31, died when his parachute failed to deploy during a training exercise near Yorkton, Sask. A military police investigation has been initiated. Thomas McQueen, 29, died on impact when his single-seater plane crashed during a training mission near the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited. 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Please read our Commenting Policy first. 2 local restaurants battle it out, CTV News Edmonton at Six for Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 'Schitt's Creek' sweeps Emmy comedy categories, New COVID-19 cases reported at Edmonton-area stores, Head-on crash in south Edmonton sends young child to hospital: police. A soldier is dead after a training exercise at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in eastern Alberta. The military says in a release that the soldier killed is Sgt. A 2-year-old child suffered injuries after being run over by a vehicle on Wainwright Drive near Roberts Lane in Oildale Tuesday, August 6. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to, To view this site properly, enable cookies in your browser. The next issue of Calgary Herald Headline News will soon be in your inbox. Last November, Capt. An eighteen year old woman has died as a result of distracted driving near Wainwright. SHARE ON: Joelle Jordan, contributor, Tuesday, Jul. A girl was airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious injuries at a parade in Wainwright over the weekend. There was an error, please provide a valid email address. WAINWRIGHT, Alta. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings. 2 local restaurants battle it out, CTV News Edmonton at Six for Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 'Schitt's Creek' sweeps Emmy comedy categories, New COVID-19 cases reported at Edmonton-area stores, Head-on crash in south Edmonton sends young child to hospital: police. Sign up to receive the daily top stories from the National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. The soldier succumbed to their injuries in the early morning hours of Oct. 31. According to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety, the man was crushed to death Friday in Wainwright, Alta. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. One was killed in battle. 2 Edmonton stores waging friendly family feud with secret chicken recipe, Contact-less Christmas festival coming to Edmonton river valley, Missed Downtown Dining Week? “Unfortunately, the member was injured during the Wainwright parade and at this time, they’re seeking professional medical care,” Stone said. We encountered an issue signing you up. He said he doesn’t know details about the fall. “Not only is his death a painful loss to his family and friends, but we feel this loss across the Canadian Army and the entire military community. And in early 2015, search-and-rescue technician Sgt. Canadian soldier dies near Wainwright, Alberta One Canadian soldier is dead and two others are recovering after a training accident Tuesday night near CFB Wainwright in eastern Alberta. A welcome email is on its way. — One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in northern Alberta. Wainwright is located approximately two hours east of Edmonton. Private Patrick Dessureault, of Alma, Quebec, was killed, while Private Jonathan Beaudin of … The @CanadianForces have started a thorough investigation. It happened around 10 p.m. … Welcome to The Globe and Mail’s comment community. A military police investigation has been initiated. Last year in Yarmouth, N.S., a four-year-old girl died after falling underneath a moving parade float during the Santa Claus parade procession. © 2020 National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. A military police investigation has been initiated. The girl, who is a 4-H member, was injured Saturday during the parade, which is part of the Wainwright Stampede festivities. The next generation found each other. In March, Master Cpl. Wainwright is about 200 kilometres southeast of Edmonton. The military says in a release that the soldier killed is Sgt. “We’ll get a hold of the family later this week when things calm down a bit and talk about what happened,” he said. Alfred Barr, 31, died when his parachute failed to deploy during a training exercise near Yorkton, Sask. The girl was airlifted to an Edmonton hospital because there was a worry she might have brain damage, he said. His body was recovered a week later. “Right now we just want to make sure she’s OK and support the family until they get back home.”. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the Canadian Armed Forces' member who we tragically lost in a training accident in Wainwright, Alberta. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. Crashed near Wainwright Airport while practising cargo drop. RCMP say one person is dead after a highway crash near Wainwright on Tuesday evening. In 1990, an eight-year-old girl was killed after she fell under the wheels of a hay wagon she was riding on during the Calgary Stampede parade. According to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety, the man was crushed to death Friday in Wainwright, Alta. "I am deeply saddened by the loss of Sgt. We hope to have this fixed soon. It was the latest training accident to hit the Canadian military. Susann Stone, the executive director of the 4 … long-term care home with largest COVID-19 outbreak to date, Edmontonians pay tribute to fallen soldiers in less formal ceremony amid COVID-19. “We’ll look into what we can do better… anything can happen and you can’t always prevent it, but we will definitely look into how it happened and why,” he said. “I am deeply saddened by the loss of Sgt. WAINWRIGHT, Alta. Occupational Health and Safety has issued a hazard assessment and control of hazardous energy order against the company. Susann Stone, the executive director of the 4-H Council of Alberta, said the injury was the result of an “unpreventable accident” but declined to elaborate further. The military says in a release that the soldier killed is Sgt. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. Chief Warrant Officer Alain Guimond and I extend our sincere condolences, on behalf of all ranks of the Canadian Army, to the family and friends of Sgt.