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Minister Nicholson Announces Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Toronto to join NATO Reassurance Measures

Posted July 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced the Royal Canadian Navy frigate Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto is departing its home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia today to join the…

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Minister Nicholson Announces Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Toronto to join NATO Reassurance Measures

Posted July 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced the Royal Canadian Navy frigate Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto is departing its home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia today to join the…

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FORTISSIMO 2014 on Parliament Hill

Posted July 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The soldiers and band of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will host the 18th annual Fortissimo celebration from July 24 to 26, at 7:30 p.m. on Parliament Hill.

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FORTISSIMO 2014 on Parliament Hill

Posted July 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The soldiers and band of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will host the 18th annual Fortissimo celebration from July 24 to 26, at 7:30 p.m. on Parliament Hill.

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Minister Nicholson to make announcement at Canadian Forces Base Halifax Dockyard

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Nicholson will announce the immediate deployment of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto to join NATO Reassurance measures in the Mediterranean.

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Minister Nicholson to make announcement at Canadian Forces Base Halifax Dockyard

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister Nicholson will announce the immediate deployment of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto to join NATO Reassurance measures in the Mediterranean.

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Caring for Our Own

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

All Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, regardless of where they serve, have access to a standard of health service comparable to that of other Canadians.

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Caring for Our Own

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

All Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members, regardless of where they serve, have access to a standard of health service comparable to that of other Canadians.

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Modernizing the CC-130J Training Environment

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the Canadian Armed Forces with the right equipment to do their jobs. Establishing a modernized aircrew training capability in Canada is an important part of this commitment.

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CFB Trenton Gets Boost in Aircrew Training and Support

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

TRENTON, Ont. – James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant inve…

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CFB Trenton Gets Boost in Aircrew Training and Support

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

TRENTON, Ont. – James Bezan, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant inve…

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Modernizing the CC-130J Training Environment

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the Canadian Armed Forces with the right equipment to do their jobs. Establishing a modernized aircrew training capability in Canada is an important part of this commitment.

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Romanian Air Force awards Emblem of Honour to four RCAF members

Posted July 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Chief of the Romanian Air Force (RoAF) Staff, Major General Laurian Anastasof, awarded the RoAF Emblem of Honour to four members of the Canadian Air Task Force (ATF) presently deployed in Campia Turzii, Romania.

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Romanian Air Force awards Emblem of Honour to four RCAF members

Posted July 19, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Chief of the Romanian Air Force (RoAF) Staff, Major General Laurian Anastasof, awarded the RoAF Emblem of Honour to four members of the Canadian Air Task Force (ATF) presently deployed in Campia Turzii, Romania.

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Fallen Soldier Honoured at Bridge Dedication Ceremony

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Government of Ontario officially dedicated the Highway 21 (Bluewater Veteran’s Highway) bridge, which spans Clark Creek, in Bruce County, in honour of Corporal Matthew Dinning, a fallen Military Police member of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Canadian Armed Forces Contingent Successfully Complete the Nijmegen Marches

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contingent of 172 participants from across Canada proudly completed a major physically and emotionally demanding task by crossing the finish line today after partaking in the 98th annual International Four Days Marches Nij…

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Minister of Veterans Affairs participates in Finale of <i>Heroes are Human PTSD Awareness Tour</i>

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, participated in the closing ceremonies for the Heroes are Human PTSD Awareness Tour that wrapped up today in Toronto.

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Canadian Armed Forces Contingent Successfully Complete the Nijmegen Marches

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

A Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contingent of 172 participants from across Canada proudly completed a major physically and emotionally demanding task by crossing the finish line today after partaking in the 98th annual International Four Days Marches Nij…

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Fallen Soldier Honoured at Bridge Dedication Ceremony

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Government of Ontario officially dedicated the Highway 21 (Bluewater Veteran’s Highway) bridge, which spans Clark Creek, in Bruce County, in honour of Corporal Matthew Dinning, a fallen Military Police member of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs participates in Finale of <i>Heroes are Human PTSD Awareness Tour</i>

Posted July 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, participated in the closing ceremonies for the Heroes are Human PTSD Awareness Tour that wrapped up today in Toronto.

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Army Officer featured at International Literature Festival

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Jourdain, author of Mon Afghanistan, will address participants of the Festival International du Livre Militaire, an annual event hosted by the French Military Academy, Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan July 18-19 in Guer, France.

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Army Officer featured at International Literature Festival

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Jourdain, author of Mon Afghanistan, will address participants of the Festival International du Livre Militaire, an annual event hosted by the French Military Academy, Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan July 18-19 in Guer, France.

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Bridge Dedication Ceremony in Honour of Corporal Matthew Dinning

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA, ON – Media are invited to attend a bridge dedication ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 180 in Wingham, Ontario, to honour the sacrifice of Corporal Matthew Dinning, who was killed while on duty in Afghanistan on April 22, 2006.

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Bridge Dedication Ceremony in Honour of Corporal Matthew Dinning

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA, ON – Media are invited to attend a bridge dedication ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 180 in Wingham, Ontario, to honour the sacrifice of Corporal Matthew Dinning, who was killed while on duty in Afghanistan on April 22, 2006.

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Canadian Armed Forces Contingent to Honour the Fallen at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Groesbeek, The Netherlands – On July 17, a Canadian contingent of approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and civilian VIPs participating in the 98th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen will visit the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

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Canadian Armed Forces Contingent to Honour the Fallen at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Groesbeek, The Netherlands – On July 17, a Canadian contingent of approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and civilian VIPs participating in the 98th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen will visit the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

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Minister Rempel Represents Western Canadian Companies at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014

Posted July 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

This week, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will be attending the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 in Hampshire, England. The Airshow is one of the world’s largest exhibitions and air display…

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Canadian Armed Forces members participate in the 98th annual Nijmegen Marches

Posted July 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

For 172 march participants from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) contingent, today marked the first leg of their 160 kilometre march as part of the 98th annual International Four Days Marches in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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Government of Canada Participates in Bastille Day Military Parade in Paris

Posted July 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York–Simcoe and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, today led a Canadian delegation to participate in the Bastille Day Military Parade in Paris, France, as part of Canada’s efforts to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

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Members of the Royal 22e Régiment meet their Colonel-in-Chief in Private gathering with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Posted July 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the Royal 22e Régiment had the honour and the privilege of meeting their Colonel-in-Chief, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, during a private gathering in the Warrant Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers mess of the Household Cavalry Regiment at Combermere Barracks in Windsor United Kingdom on July 12th, 2014.

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Bastille Day Military Parade &ndash; Youth and Canadian Armed Forces Participants

Posted July 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada is one of approximately 73 countries invited by the French government to participate in the 2014 Bastille Day Military Parade.

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Canadian Army Troops depart for Europe to Support NATO Immediate Assurance Measures

Posted July 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

TORONTO, ON.- Approximately 120 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR) will depart from CFB Trenton on July 14th for eastern and central Europe to conduct training with US and NATO allies.

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Court Approves Settlement in the Class Action regarding Cost of Living Allowance – Government continues to resolve issue in favour of Veterans in the Manuge Class Action Lawsuit

Posted July 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Federal Court of Canada has approved the settlement reached between the Government of Canada, and members of the class action of Dennis Manuge v. Her Majesty the Queen regarding how cost of living allowance provisions in the Service Income Security…

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Canadian Armed Forces Contingent to Honour the Fallen from the First World War During Commemorations Ceremonies

Posted July 11, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Vimy, France – On July 12, a Canadian contingent of approximately 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and civilian VIPs participating in the 98th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen will honour the fallen by visiting and holding memoria…

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Government of Canada to Send CF-18s to Lithuania for NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission

Posted July 11, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Upon the conclusion of training with NATO allies operating in Romania in August, Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 aircraft will relocate to Lithuania to augment the NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission block 36 from September to December 2014.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs honours four Islanders for outstanding contributions to Canada’s Veterans

Posted July 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today presented commendations to the following Prince Edward Island residents for their exemplary service to Veterans:

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Distinguished Canadians to Be Awarded Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation

Posted July 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to four Prince Edward Island recipients for their contributions to the life-long service and care of Veterans.

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