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APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« on: April 01, 2017, 08:26:29 »
Folks, it is with mixed feelings that I am announcing a change of ownership for Army.ca and the related family of sites.

While Army.ca has been my passion, it has consumed a fair amount of my time and finances. Between my civilian and military commitments, I have been struggling to adequately maintain the site. (See the Major Upgrade thread for evidence!)

At the same time, last month I was approached by the folks at MediCan about a possible partnership. As discussions evolved, an offer was made to provide significant support to the site, in exchange for a transfer of ownership.

Yes, MediCan is a medical marijuana supplier, however their board of directors is 100% veterans and they are committed to keeping the site's current direction and providing information and assistance to all.

Their offer is very generous and will provide the site with the resources it needs to make significant enhancements. Honestly, I would be a fool to turn it down. Furthermore, they have commuted to no site changes for 6 months during a transition period.

I am happy to address any questions you may have, and look forward to seeing the improvements MediCan will bring to the site.


Cheers
Mike
« Last Edit: April 01, 2017, 14:39:20 by Mike Bobbitt »

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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2017, 08:42:41 »
Checking calendar.  ;D
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2017, 08:54:26 »
I see said the man with glaucoma..........
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2017, 09:05:07 »
When is the change of command parade?
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2017, 09:19:22 »
I can see this making some members happy, even if they are on the naughty list.

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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2017, 09:21:59 »
Is it that time of year again.... ;D
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2017, 09:35:37 »
Sweet! Free samples?

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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2017, 12:03:07 »
Is this change effective on 4/20?
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2017, 12:12:05 »
Is this change effective on 4/20?
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Re: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2017, 14:37:24 »
Oh I wish I had thought of that!

Is this change effective on 4/20?

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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2017, 14:51:14 »
The only day of the year that people take time to fact check stories on the internet lol
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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2017, 14:53:46 »
Yup.

I've seen several stories today that I wanted to check further, but just clicked on by...
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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2017, 15:04:27 »
Is this change effective on 4/20?
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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2017, 20:18:52 »
Potheads will use any excuse to fire one up, but Hitler's birthday is a bit of a stretch.
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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2017, 19:25:20 »
Mike, I am happy for you, and thank you for the opportunity of a great site. It's been great, I hope that you are set for today and for a very comfortable, NO for a insanely comfortable retirement, with all your little heart desires. It makes me happy to see someone follow a dream and venture to success, specially a member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces. I sure hope that we will see you put your input at times. Good luck Mike, and enjoy the fruit of your labour. Take care. Andre.


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Re: APRIL FOOLS 2017: Army.ca's New Ownership
« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2017, 20:48:24 »
Ummm...

Did you notice the date on which the initial post was made?

Did you read the title of the thread?