CMAT Medical Teams hard at work in Pakistan Quake areas; Team #3 to deploy on Oct. 27th

October 27, 2005: CMAT issued a report on Team #2’s activities today. Meanwhile, a third team consisting of eight members will be deployed to Islamabad on Friday, October 28, at 1700 hrs. Team Members David Deines and Dr. Ron Mcmillan who have been in the field since shortly after the Earthquake are due to arrive […]

Memorial Scholarship for Orphans established in memory of CMAT volunteer James Caddell

Mr. James Caddell 1973 – 2005 In collaboration with the wishes of James’s wife Tara Newell and his family, a special fund has been set up in memory of James love for underprivileged children and education. It is called the James Caddell Memorial Scholarship for Orphans. Funds collected for this purpose will be used to […]

James Caddell: 1973-2005

James Lawrence Caddell, selfless CMAT volunteer, died on October 16, 2005 in Tupiza, a small town in Bolivia. James was only 32 and died of pulmonary edema caused by altitude sickness. The memorial service will be held in Ottawa on November 5, 2005. He and his wife Tara Newell had been travelling in Bolivia as […]

James Caddell, Soldier and Adventurer (1973-2005)

Former Canadian Forces peacekeeper with a taste for adventure who did a tour of duty in Bosnia and performed tsunami-relief work in India was overcome by altitude sickness in Bolivia, writes Sandra Martin. Globe and Mail By Sandra Martin, Saturday,  October 22, 2005, Page S9 A year ago last September, James Caddell and his wife, Tara Newell, left their government […]

Second CMAT Medical Team deploys; CMAT awarded $22,000 USD for advanced mobile Field hospital

October 20, 2005: A twelve-member Canadian Medical Assistance Team’ (CMAT) will deploy on Friday, October 21, 2005 from Pearson International Airport in Toronto leaving on Pakistan International Airlines flight to Islamabad at 1700hrs (Toronto time). The team will work alongside members of the Rotary Club of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to deliver emergency medical relief to […]

CMAT learns of the tragic passing of tsunami volunteer

CADDELL, James Lawrence B.A. (McGill), M.A. (Royal Military College) (March 16, 1973-October 16, 2005). Tragically, in Tupiza, Bolivia. Beloved husband of Tara NEWELL of London. Son in law to Brian and Cheryl Newell of London, and Kay Newell of Creemore, who loved him as their own. Born in Montreal, the son of Andrew Caddell (Elaine Feldman) and Norma Lewis (Tom Cummins).  James was raised near Ormstown, Quebec and […]

CMAT Emergency Appeal: Pakistan Quake Progress Report #2

October 11, 2005: CMAT has launched an emergency appeal for donations to help the people in northeast Pakistan, Afghanistan and India after a powerful 7.6 magnitude quake struck the area, centered about 100km northeast of Islamabad. Current estimates suggest that up to 35,000 persons have perished to date and over 43,000 injured – numbers will […]

CMAT Emergency Appeal: Pakistan Quake – Progress Report on Relief Activities

October 10, 2005: CMAT has launched an emergency appeal for donations to help the people in northeast Pakistan, Afghanistan and India after a powerful 7.6 magnitude quake struck the area, centered about 100km northeast of Islamabad. Current estimates suggest that up to 30,000 persons have perished to date and over 43,000 injured – numbers will […]