OTTAWA – Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMC Ships) Brandon and Whitehorse recently concluded their participation in Operation CARIBBE 2015 with a substantial contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking in the eastern Pacific O…
Seven Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel begin Operation ARTEMIS this week as part of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) in Bahrain.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement on the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong
The Canadian Army (CA) has launched a strategy aimed at increasing the readiness and resiliency of soldiers and their families.
OTTAWA Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today wrapped up a successful visit to Kuwait where he met with Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel currently deployed in the region as part of Canada’s contribution to the multinational Coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
HALIFAX, N.S. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Montréal returned from Western European waters today after participating in multi-national joint exercises. The ship returned to Halifax following Task Group Exercises, Exercise Joint Warrior and Exercise At Sea Demonstration (ASD) 2015.
Alouette Offensive Tackle shares well recognized and respected qualities of Canada’s Veterans
Media are invited to attend the homecoming ceremony for Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Montréal on November 27, 2015.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will join Canadian Football League (CFL) Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge, members of the CFL and special guests, to present the prestigious Jake Gaudaur Vet…
Lieutenant-General Guy Thibault, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, and Brigadier General H.C MacKay, Surgeon General, attended the 6th annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum presented by the Canadian Institute of Military and Veterans Health Research (CIMVHR) in Québec.
Halifax, N.S. Defence Minister Harjit S Sajjan and Mr. Peter Van Praagh, President of the Halifax International Security Forum, will hold a press conference at the end of the seventh annual Halifax International Security Forum, on November 22, 2015.
HALIFAX, N.S. Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today, launched the annual Halifax International Security Forum (HISF) by underscoring the timely importance of bringing together key defence leaders to discuss a number of pressing global security issues.
The seventh annual Halifax International Security Forum is being held in the Nova Scotia capital from November 20 to 22, 2015.
OTTAWA – The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will mark its third year participating in the national celebration of RBC Sports Day in Canada on November 20 and 21. Over 200 sports and recreational activities are planned for CAF members and their families on…
OTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced today that Canadian Major-General Denis Thompson will continue to serve as Force Commander for the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) for an additional year, until March 2017. He assumed command…
Montreal, QC – On November 16 and 17, two Republic of Korea (ROK) ships visited Montreal, participating in exchange activities between the ROK Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).
OTTAWA Brigadier-General James Irvine assumed command of Joint Task Force-Iraq (JTF-I) from Brigadier-General Lise Bourgon yesterday as part of a regular, previously planned rotation for Operation IMPACT.
Veterans Remembrance Tributes take place in Calgary and Hamilton
Today, I had the opportunity to meet with Ambassador Heyman, to reaffirm the importance we place on the Canada-US defence relationship. Together, our two countries are able to provide greater security to our shared continent, we stand unified in our co…
The third annual Canadian Patrol Concentration (CPC), an intense patrolling event, begins today at the Wainwright Training Area in Alberta and will run until November 24, 2015.
General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff and Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West, the Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer, issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:
“Remembrance Day is a solemn day of reflection a time for Canadians to stand united in a moment of silence and pay tribute to the generations of brave men and women who have fought and died in the name of freedom and peace, and to the countless others who have been left with the life-long scars of war.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement on the occasion of Remembrance Day 2015
OTTAWA The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, issued the following statement:
The Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, Minister of National Defence issued the following the statement
OTTAWA Media are invited to attend a ceremony of remembrance at the National Military Cemetery in Ottawa.
Over the next three months, Canada’s Cold War Museum will host an art exhibit titled Group 6: The Canadian Forces Artists Program 2012-2013; which opened today in the Bank of Canada Vault.
Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony held at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial
Annual Remembrance Day ceremony held at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Today, 1650 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen, and Special Operations Forces personnel, in Portugal, Spain, Italy, and at sea, completed the live exercise portion of JOINTEX 15.
Each year, Veterans’ Week is celebrated in Canada from November 5 to 11. The Government of Canada, as well as Veterans’ groups, charities, and individuals throughout the country hold hundreds of commemorative ceremonies and events to honour Canada’s Ve…
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will join His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, this evening at the Canadian War Museum for the 16th annual Candlelight Tribute honouring …
Library and Archives Canada (LAC), in partnership with the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF), is thrilled to announce the opening of an exhibition on hockey and the First World War.
Today, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to commemorate the attacks of October 2014:
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2015.
During Mental Illness Awareness Week being held October 4-10, the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) highlight mental health programs and services available for CAF personnel and their families.
The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces today released the following statement on recent media coverage on the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program, which will renew the Royal Canadian Navy surface combat fleet by replacing…
Second World War veterans marched alongside members of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Cadets in a parade today on Parliament Hill as part of commemorative ceremonies observing the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.