Major (Canada)

Please see "major" for other countries which use this rank

Major is a rank of the Canadian Forces. The rank insignia of a major in the Royal Canadian Air Force is two half-inch stripes with a quarter-inch stripe between. The rank insignia in the Canadian Army is a crown. Majors fill the positions of company/squadron/battery commanders, or deputy commanders of a battalion/regiment; in the Air Force they are typically squadron second-in-command, or commander of a detached helicopter flight embarked onboard Canadian naval vessels. The naval equivalent rank for major is lieutenant-commander.

Canadian Army OF-3

Dress uniform tunic


Uniform shirts


Olive green uniform (old insignia)

CADPAT temperate Maj

CADPAT uniform (old insignia)

CADPAT arid Maj

Arid-region CADPAT uniform (old insignia)

Canadian RCAF OF-3

Dress uniform tunic

Air Force slip-on Maj

Uniform shirts (old insignia)

Air Force olive Maj

CADPAT uniform

1985–86 Quebec Nordiques season

The 1985–86 Quebec Nordiques season was the Nordiques seventh season in the National Hockey League.

1997 reasons of the Supreme Court of Canada

The table below lists the reasons delivered from the bench by the Supreme Court of Canada during 1997. The table illustrates what reasons were filed by each justice in each case, and which justices joined each reason. This list, however, does not include reasons on motions.

Canadian Amateur Championship

The Canadian Amateur Championship, begun in 1895, is the men's amateur golf championship of Canada. It is staged annually by Golf Canada. It was played at match play until 1968, went to stroke play beginning in 1969, and reverted to match play in 1995. It then returned to stroke play in 2008.

Freedom 100

The Freedom 100 is an automobile race held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, as part of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. The event is a support race for the IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500, and since 2005, it has been held on the Friday preceding the Indianapolis 500, the day known as "Carb Day".

The Freedom 100 is the second race annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the other being the Grand Prix on the combined road course.

List of Detroit Red Wings players

The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the National Hockey League's (NHL) Eastern Conference. The Red Wings franchise has been a part of the NHL since 1926, making them one of the "Original Six" clubs. Originally named the Detroit Cougars, the team was renamed to the Detroit Falcons in 1930; in 1932, the team's name was changed to the Detroit Red Wings and has remained the same since. As of the conclusion of the 2014–15 NHL season, 897 players have played for the franchise; of them, 91 of them are goaltenders, while 806 are skaters.

Since its inception, the team has had 36 captains, including Hall of Famers Sid Abel, Ted Lindsay, Red Kelly, Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio, Steve Yzerman, and Nicklas Lidstrom. Seven players have had the honor of having their uniform number officially retired from play; one of them is Yzerman, who played for the Red Wings from 1983 to 2006, and was the longest-serving captain in North American major league sports, with a tenure of 19 years. Yzerman led his team to three Stanley Cups and was the recipient of several awards, including the Ted Lindsay Award and Lester Patrick Trophy for his outstanding play and contributions to the sport. A total of 58 Detroit players have been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Gordie Howe holds regular season records for most games played (1687), most points (1809), and most goals (786). Howe was a member of a Stanley Cup-winning team four times with the Red Wings and his uniform number 9 was retired by the club. Yzerman holds the regular season record for most assists with 1063, while Bob Probert's 2090 penalty minutes in the regular season is also a club record. Yzerman also leads the team in points and goals scored in the playoffs with 185 and 70, respectively. Lidstrom holds team marks with 129 assists and 263 games played in the playoffs. Darren McCarty leads the team with 228 post season penalty minutes.

Amongst goaltenders, Terry Sawchuk holds the regular season lead in games played (734), wins (351), losses (243), ties (132), and shutouts (85). Sawchuk won the Stanley Cup three times in Detroit, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and had his uniform number 1 retired by the team. Chris Osgood, who also won the Stanley Cup three times with the Red Wings, leads club goaltenders in many playoff statistics. Osgood's 110 games played, 67 wins, and 14 shutouts are all team records in the playoffs. Sawchuk and Osgood are tied for the lead with 37 post season losses.

List of Quebec Nordiques draft picks

This is a complete list of ice hockey players who were drafted in the National Hockey League Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques franchise. It includes every player who was drafted, regardless of whether they played for the team.


Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

NATO rank code Student Officer OF-1 OF-2 OF-3 OF-4 OF-5 OF-6
Royal Canadian Navy NCdt A/SLt SLt Lt(N) LCdr Cdr Capt(N) Cmdre RAdm VAdm Adm
Not used
Canadian Army OCdt 2Lt Lt Capt Maj LCol Col BGen MGen LGen Gen Not used
Royal Canadian Air Force OCdt 2Lt Lt Capt Maj LCol Col BGen MGen LGen Gen Not used

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