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Crew From HMCS Toronto Fight Fire and Evacuate Casualties in Turkey

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

On November 14, 2014, six crew members of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto, Lieutenant (Navy) Samuel Gaudreault, Lieutenant (Navy) Daniel Willis, Master Corporal Shirley Jardine, Leading Seaman Jean-Francois Martineau, Corporal Jo Boivin and …

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Minister of Veterans Affairs honours service men and women at Canadian Football League’s Veterans Remembrance Tribute

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today joined the Canadian Football League, Veterans, and football fans at the Grey Cup Eastern Division semi-final playoff game in Montréal.

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Minister Fantino to honour Veterans at CFL Eastern Division semi-final game in Montréal

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join Veterans and representatives of the Canadian Football League (CFL) to honour those who have served in uniform during a pre-game ceremony at the CFL Eastern Division semi-final game in Montréal.

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Service pays tribute to Veterans in Garden Village

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

Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing-Timiskaming, today announced Government of Canada support for a community ceremony that honoured the service and sacrifices of Canada’s Veterans. MP Aspin made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable J…

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HMCS Toronto completes Exercise MAVI BALINA as part of Op REASSURANCE

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto completed its participation in the Turkish-led Exercise MAVI BALINA today as part of Operation REASSURANCE deployment in the Mediterranean Sea in response to the Putin regime’s aggressive military actions agai…

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CCGS <em>Captain Goddard M.S.M.</em> in Charlottetown, PEI

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

November 13, 2014

CHARLOTTETOWN (PEI) ¿ On Friday November 14, 2014 the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Regional Minister for PEI, will join the crew of the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. and members of the Goddard family for a media availability in Charlottetown, PEI. Media will be able to tour the ship and speak with Minister Shea, the crew of the newest vessel in our Canadian Coast Guard fleet and the Goddard family.

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CCGS <em>Captain Goddard M.S.M.</em> visits Charlottetown, PEI

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

November 13, 2014 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

The newest Canadian Coast Guard Ship, the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M., will pay a visit to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on November 14-15.

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Harper Government Highlights Support for Defence and Security Sector at 2014 Best Defence Conference

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

At the 2014 Best Defence Conference in London, Ontario, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Regional Minister for Southwestern Ontario, delivered a keynote address that highlighted the government’s efforts …

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Minister Finley Announces $287-Million Contract to London Defence Contractor to Better Ensure Safety of Our Soldiers

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Regional Minister for Southwestern Ontario, and Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, announced the …

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TECHNICAL BRIEFING TO PROVIDE UPDATE ON CANADIAN COMBAT OPERATIONS AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAQ AND THE LEVANT

Posted November 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colonel Daniel Constable, Commander of Joint Task Force – Iraq will host a teleconference, on Thursday, November 13, to provide an update on Canada’s operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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Department of National Defence Awards Contracts for the Mercury Global Project

Posted November 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Department of National Defence awarded contracts to enhance the operational capability of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and global military satellite communications.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs honours Toronto Paramedic Services Veterans Support Team

Posted November 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, along with Major-General (R) Richard Rohmer, today presented certificates of appreciation to the following members of the Toronto Paramedic Services Veterans Support Team

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The Governor General’s Speech on Remembrance Day

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

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, gave a moving speech on the occasion of the Rededication of the National War Memorial, in Ottawa, on November 11, 2014. We would like to share this s…

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Statement by General Lawson marking Remembrance Day

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

“On November 11th Canadians across the nation will mark with solemn remembrance the sacrifice of Canadian Armed Forces members who have served Canada with honour and distinction.

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Statement by Minister Nicholson on Remembrance Day

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

OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement:

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Message from the Minister of Veterans Affairs

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark Remembrance Day:

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Remembrance activities to pay tribute to local Veterans in Quebec

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

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister Responsible for Quebec, today announced Government of Canada support for six projects paying tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have…

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Remembrance activities pay tribute to Veterans in North Vancouver

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

Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, today announced Government of Canada funding for a project that pays tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served in uniform.

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Remembrance Day Ceremony pays tribute to Veterans in Vancouver

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

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, today announced Government of Canada funding for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the University of British Columbia.

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Remembrance concert pays tribute to Veterans in Stratford

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

Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth–Wellington, today announced Government of Canada funding for World War One Remembrance, an evening of music performed by the Stratford Symphony Orchestra to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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Commemorative Call to the Bar honours Law Students Who Died in Active Service

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

On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Erin O’Toole, Member of Parliament for Durham, will attend the Law Society of Upper Canada’s annual Remembrance Day Service.

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Dance pays tribute to Veterans in Moncton

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

Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe, today announced Government of Canada support for the Harrison Trimble High School’s seventh annual commemorative Hangar Dance in Moncton. MP Goguen made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.

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Legacy of local Kamloops Veterans of First and Second World Wars, Korean War and Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan preserved

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

Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, today announced Government of Canada support for the restoration and beautification of the Memorial Hill Park Cenotaph and surrounding area.

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Commemorative activities pay tribute to Veterans in Nova Scotia

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Regional Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, is pleased the Government of Canada will support seven Nova Scotia projects that pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and w…

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Princess Anne unveils commemorative plaque honouring Canadians

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today joined Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Vice-Admiral Tim Laurence and His Excellency Howard Drake, British High Commissioner to Canada, to unveil a plaque honouring Canada’s Firs…

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Remembrance activities pay tribute to local Veterans in Calgary

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Minister for Multiculturalism, and Minister Responsible for Southern Alberta, today announced Government of Canada support for two projects that pay tribute to Canada’s brave m…

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Remembrance activities pay tribute to Veterans in Ontario

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

The Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister Responsible for Eastern and Northern Ontario, today announced Government of Canada support for three Ontario projects that pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served i…

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Musical Revue pays tribute to Veterans in Mission

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

Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission, today announced Government of Canada funding for a commemorative musical revue. MP Kamp made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.

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Remembrance Day celebrations pay tribute to Veterans in St-Pierre-Jolys

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

Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, today announced Government of Canada funding to the Village of St-Pierre-Jolys in support of their 2014 Remembrance Day activities.

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Government of Canada to rededicate National War Memorial

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada will rededicate the National War Memorial as part of the annual Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa.

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Second World War airmen laid to rest in British Columbia 72 years after their death – Four Canadian and British airmen from an Avro Anson aircraft crash buried with full military honours

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

VICTORIA, B.C. – Four Second World War airmen were laid to rest today at Royal Oak Burial Park in Victoria, British Columbia, almost 72 years to the day after they went missing.

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Deployed troops name operating bases in honour of comrades recently killed in Canada

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

Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation IMPACT are commemorating Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo by naming two of their locations after the members.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs to recognize Toronto Emergency Medical Services Veterans Support Team

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will honour members of the Toronto Emergency Medical Services Veterans Support Team for the care they provided Canadian Veterans who travelled back to the beaches of Normandy, earlier this ye…

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Remembrance Day ceremony pays tribute to Veterans in Mount Hope

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

Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West–Glanbrook, today announced Government of Canada support for a Remembrance Day ceremony presented by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. MP Allison made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.

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Remembrance Day activities to pay tribute to Veterans in Enoch, Alberta

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

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Minister Responsible for Northern Alberta and Member of Parliament for Edmonton¿Spruce Grove, today announced Government of Canada funding to the Maskekowsak Cultural Society to support their Remembrance Day activities.

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MP Lemieux to honour Korean War Veterans during commemorative ceremony

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

Today, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Pierre Lemieux, Member of Parliament for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell, will join His Excellency Hee-yong Cho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Canada, His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, and local Veterans at a commemorative wreath-laying ceremony, known as Turn to Busan, held at the Ottawa City Hall to pay tribute to the more than 26,000 Canadians who served in the Korean War.

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Remembrance Day service pays tribute to Veterans in Scarborough

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

Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering¿Scarborough East, today announced Government of Canada funding to the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care, to support their annual Remembrance Day service.

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Hockey and the First World War centennial exhibition opens at the Hockey Hall of Fame

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

The Hockey Hall of Fame in partnership with Library and Archives Canada is thrilled to announce the opening of an exhibition on hockey and the First World War to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the start of the war.

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Local monument in honour of Veterans to be restored

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

Scott Armstrong, Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit, today announced Government of Canada support for the restoration of the Stewiacke Monument, which honours the sacrifices and service of Canadian Veterans. MP Armstrong made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.

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Remembrance Day service pays tribute to Veterans in Bass River

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

Scott Armstrong, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, today announced Government of Canada support for the Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park Society’s Remembrance Day service.

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