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Statement Regarding Sergeant Nanson’s Home Modifications

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Major General (Retired) Mike Ward, Associate Director General of Morale and Welfare Services issued the following statement:

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Member of Parliament Gord Brown Announces Infrastructure Investment for Brockville Armoury

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville, on behalf of The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $1.35 million for renovations at the Brockville Armoury, in support of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Federal Infrastructure Investments Across Canada and in Brockville

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.

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Minister Fantino Announces Significant Investment to Improve 8 Wing Trenton Infrastructure

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant investment of $10 million for infrastructure projects at 8 Wing Trenton.

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Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments Across Canada and at 8 Wing Trenton

Posted July 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.

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Minister Peter MacKay and Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong Announce a Significant $20 Million Investment for 14 Wing Greenwood

Posted July 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Scott Armstrong, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence,…

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Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Greenwood

Posted July 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families, to support the Reserve forces, to support operations home and abroad, and to ensur…

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Charlottetown visits namesake city

Posted July 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown departs her homeport of Halifax, Nova Scotia, today to conduct a port visit in her namesake city of Charlottetown,

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Canadian Forces Snowbirds soar over Parliament Hill on Canada Day

Posted July 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds, the Canadian Armed Forces’ premier aerobatics team, performed their annual Canada Day flypast over Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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NORAD Deputy Change of Office

Posted July 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand officially assumed the duties as NORAD Deputy Commander today from Lt.-Gen Alain Parent during a Canada Day ceremony held in Colorado Springs.

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Ceremony in France marks 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

Posted July 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

A tribute to Newfoundlanders who fought during the First World War

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Ceremony marks 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

Posted July 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle today attended a commemorative event at the National War Memorial, in St. John’s, to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of …

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Government of Canada marks 99th anniversary of Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

Posted July 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells participated in a commemorative wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to honour the Newfoundland soldiers who fought and died at Beaumon…

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Military Veterans get increased access to government jobs

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Military Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel get increased access to federal public service jobs

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Canadian Army troops return from Operation REASSURANCE

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Approximately 100 Canadian Army soldiers returned to Petawawa, Ontario, today following their participation in Operation REASSURANCE, which is part of Canada’s response to the Putin regime’s aggression in Ukraine.

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Government of Canada delivers for Canadian Armed Forces personnel and Veterans

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Veterans Affairs Canada to begin implementing three new benefits

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Government of Canada to mark 99th anniversary of Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator David Wells will participate in a commemorative ceremony in Ottawa to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

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Government of Canada to mark 99th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The public and media are invited to participate in the official Government of Canada ceremony marking the 99th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial in France

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Inauguration of the new Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre now has a new home at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario. Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West, helped cut the ribbon at a ceremony today for this new building that will improve Canadian Army …

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Ceremony to mark 99th anniversary of Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Government of Canada, Senator Norman Doyle will attend the annual commemorative event at the Newfoundland National Memorial, in St. John’s, to mark the anniversary of the B…

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Canadian Armed Forces medical personnel complete Ebola-fighting mission in Sierra Leone

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Today marks the end of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Operation SIRONA, a six-month mission in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone to combat the spread of Ebola virus disease in West Africa.

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Member of Parliament Lawrence Toet announces siginifcant $1.6 million investment for Winnipeg armouries

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

A new $1.6 million federal infrastructure investment will fund work to renovate and upgrade three Winnipeg-based Armouries.

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Highlights of Federal Infrastructure Investments in Winnipeg

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families, to support the Reserve forces, to support operations home and abroad, and to ensur…

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Government of Canada marks the Anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

Posted June 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 99th anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

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Minister Lebel Announces Infrastructure Investments for the Drummondville and St-Hyacinthe Armouries

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the region of Quebec, on behalf of The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of Nat…

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Royal Canadian Navy participates in Canada Day celebrations from coast to coast 

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will participate in Canada Day celebrations across the country on July 1, 2015.

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Federal Infrastructure Investments Across Canada and in Drummondville and St-Hyacinthe

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities. Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provid…

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Canadian soldiers return from Operation REASSURANCE

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend the return of approximately 100 soldiers from a deployment on Operation REASSURANCE in Eastern and Central Europe on June 30 in Petawawa, Ontario.

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Minister Fantino Announces Significant $19.5 Million Investment to Improve Defence Infrastructure in Toronto

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

TORONTO – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence today announced a $19.5 million investment in defence infrastructure at six Toronto facilities. The work will be carried out over the next two years, and begin this summer.

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Highlights of Federal Infrastructure Investments in Toronto

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities. Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provid…

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Minister Fantino to make significant infrastructure announcement

Posted June 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, will make a significant infrastructure announcement at the Denison Armoury, Toronto, Ontario.

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The Ceremonial Guard mounts the first guard of the 2015 season

Posted June 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Ceremonial Guard performed the first Changing of the Guard ceremony for the 2015 season today on Parliament Hill.

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Canadian Army troops deploy to Poland for Operation REASSURANCE

Posted June 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of Defence Minister Jason Kenney, bid farewell to approximately 90 Canadian Army soldiers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG), b…

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Minister of National Defence visits Canadian Armed Forces troops, announces additional democracy and institution-building support to Ukraine

Posted June 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Minister Jason Kenney visited Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel in Ukraine today. The CAF personnel are observing Ukrainian forces receiving training in order to further refine the training package that Canadians will provide to the Ukraini…

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Minister Kenney meets with Ukrainian President Poroshenko and other government officials in Kyiv

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Minister Jason Kenney today met with several high ranking Ukrainian government officials in Kyiv, on the first day of a two-day visit to the country.

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Canadian soldiers depart from Valcartier for Operation REASSURANCE

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend the deployment of an initial group of Canadian Armed Forces members from Valcartier who are leaving for Poland this Sunday to take part in the 4th rotation of Operation REASSURANCE.

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Chief of Defence Staff Honorary Advisor Granted Honorary Rank of Lieutenant-General

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Recognizing his unparalleled record of service to the country, General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce that the Honorary Advisor to the Chief of the Defence Staff, Major-General (Retired) Richard Rohmer, OC, CMM, DFC, O.O…

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New Commander for Military Personnel Command

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-General Christine Whitecross assumed the Command of Military Personnel Command today from Lieutenant-General David Millar, in a ceremony held at Cartier Square Drill Hall that was presided over by General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff.

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Government of Canada supports local first responders across Canada

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino announced five innovative new projects that will support local first responders – notably firefighters and paramedics – across Canada.

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New Chinook building named in honour of First World War hero

Posted June 26, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The home to Canada’s new CH-147F Chinook fleet will honour Canadian First World War flying ace Major Andrew McKeever.

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