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Rivers and the R.M. of Daly

1970

408 Tactical Fighter Squadron, disbanded on April 1st 1970.

1971

As a result of the Unification, RCAF Station Rivers was re-named CFB Rivers. CFB Rivers closed in September 1971

1972

September 1972 the land was turned over to the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development for use as an industrial training centre for Manitoba Indians. The training centre was known as the Oo-Za-We-Kwun Centre.

1974

The Rivers Gliding School, a summer Air Cadet glider camp opened at the former base in 1974, remaining until 1984, when it re-located to Gimli.