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Operation Parasol: Stadacona Gymnasium and Cfb Halifax

operation parasol: And it was be killed or be gone, Arber told reporters Saturday at the Stadacona gymnasium at CFB Halifax, according to The Chronicle Herald. After a Serbian paramilitary member shot at his father Zeqirja outside their home, the family made the difficult decision to leave their war-torn country. Before I knew it, you had an ultimatum on your head. Zeqirja and his wife Bedrije signed up for Operation Parasol, in which United Nations countries such as Canada took in thousands of ethnic Albanian refugees. The family was part of a group who were processed at the Stadacona gymnasium, which was the first step in their journey toward making Halifax their home. They and their six children were among about 5,000 airlifted by the Canadian military, half to 14 Wing Greenwood and the rest to CFB Trenton. ( As reported in the news.