Sylvain Pelletier
Sylvain Pelletier

Eastern Region Gliding School made me become a better Canadian citizen.

With no pretention intended, and professionnally speaking, i navigated through aviation since 1976 and always felt that i was one step ahead of many people in major part because of my participation to this program.

Now that i am two years away from retirement from aviation, i can only wish that some young aviation inspired fellows will train to take my place in the business.

The Air Cadet Gliding Program must survive

Wishing you all the best.

Helen Lilly
Helen Lilly
  • Sylvain Pelletier

This is a great thing for our young people in our community,hope it lasts.

Joyce Hawkes
Joyce Hawkes
  • Sylvain Pelletier

Keep up the good work. Air Cadets is great for young people.

Derek Agnew
Derek Agnew
  • Sylvain Pelletier

some one should ask Commander Hadfield what he would think, he was accomplished glider. See where the program helped get him!!!!!!

Jody Silver
Jody Silver

As a former Air Cadet, I wold hate to see this program cancelled. It was always something that I had to look forward to, and work towards. It's really a shame that DND would consider cutting something like this in order to save money, there are so many other places that could have the funding reduced. The cadets are an investment in the youth of this country and cancelling funding for these programs is crazy. Why not cut somewhere else (NDHQ staff comes to mind), or maybe MP's or senator's salaries.

Orrin Bliss
Orrin Bliss

This is unacceptable. I'm sure most, if not all current and former cadets would agree that their time in their squadron was the best time of their teenage lives. I know this will have an impact in the ranks, and it is a shame. It's a sad day.

Jere Tetrault
Jere Tetrault

Was one of the very best experiences ever...when I was an Air Cadet 40yrs ago! SAVE the program boys!!!

Samantha King
Samantha King

I am currently in air cadet, i am in my fourth year. I have been to two squadrons and have seen the benefit of this program in both. So many people love the gliders so much they go for thier license! Afterall ismt that what 'Air' Cadets is!

Bianca Chan
Bianca Chan

This is my first year being an air cadet and I've only experience this wonderful program only once and I want my little cousins to experience this program when they grow up.... so if the government decides to shut this down...... it'll be so sad.....

Alyssa Holley
Alyssa Holley

I spent seven years as an Air Cadet and even though I never got my flying license I still believe it is a huge part of the program. To see this program I feel would not bring in as many kids into the program as it is a main focus. Please reconsider before you get rid of this wonderful program.

Kean St-Jean
Kean St-Jean

832 Twillick Sqn (Ottawa, ON)

Yvon Lalonde
Yvon Lalonde
  • Kean St-Jean

Mes trois garcon ont été beaucoup actif al escadron 729 Salaberry de Valleyfield et ont par la meme ocasion beaucoup aprécié faire du planeur.Je croit q un cadet de l air sen planeur ca n a pas de cence.

Leon Greybe Jnr
Leon Greybe Jnr

Guys, wishing you only success with this petition! I completely understand how important the cadet program is.. Best Regards from the UK.. Leon (Current instructor with 633 VGS - RAF)

Enrique Calderon
Enrique Calderon

I have moved to canada to get better opportunities , and the glider scholarship is my goal for now, for the past 3 years i have worked my ass off to even be in ground school. I didint got choose this year, and I really want to get my chance to become a glider pilot next year.

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