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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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Service of Remembrance brings community together to pay tribute to Veterans

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

Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, today announced Government of Canada funding to the Joint Veterans Association Parade Committee of Winnipeg for its Remembrance Day service. MP Bateman made the announcement on behalf of th…

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Commemorative activities pay tribute to local Veterans in Newfoundland and Labrador

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

The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and the Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced Government of Canada funding for three projects to pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and women w…

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Commemorative activities pay tribute to local Veterans in New Brunswick

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

The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Regional Minister for New Brunswick, today announced Government of Canada funding for two projects to pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served in …

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Government of Canada remembers sacrifices made by those who served during First World War

Posted November 9, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Mr. Graeme Clark, Minister, Deputy Head of Mission, Canadian Embassy in Paris, joined Canadian and French citizens and officials today for a ceremony of remembrance at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

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Saturday Morning Confusion About Privacy #76

Posted November 8, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Facial recognition technology is used to screen people at the Statue of Liberty in New York. The U.S. government pumped millions of dollars into the development of facial recognition technology after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Chip East/Reuters) Dear Readers: If anybody is still confused about how much the government is prying into your private […]

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Annual Remembrance Ceremony at Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Posted November 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The public and the media are invited to attend the official Government of Canada Remembrance Day ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in the Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Government of Canada honours those who served to protect freedom and democracy

Posted November 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadian and French citizens gathered today at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, in France, to pay tribute to the men and women who served their countries from the First World War to current missions.

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Government of Canada Hosts Annual Remembrance Ceremony at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The public and the media are invited to attend the official Government of Canada Remembrance Day ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial near the village of Albert, in the Somme, France

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Minister of Veterans Affairs joins youth for commemorative ceremony

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today joined approximately 1,500 students and staff from Heritage Woods Secondary School for a ceremony of remembrance.

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The following statement is being released on behalf of the family of Pte Steven Allen

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

We would like to thank the Canadian military for the awesome assistance we have received during our time of sorrow.

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Statement by the Minister of National Defence Welcoming the 2014 Remembrance Day

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

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

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Order of Military Merit Investiture Ceremony

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

My wife, Sharon, and I are pleased to welcome you to Rideau Hall for this very special ceremony.

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Canadian Armed Forces acquire new software to help predict mental health recovery

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) acquired new software to help improve mental health treatment for CAF members. Through the immediate and continuous tracking of progress, treatment will be more readily individually modified and optimized.

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Canadian Armed Forces launch electronic Mental Health Notes

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – All Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) medical staff will shortly be able to enter mental health data directly into military electronic health records, allowing clinicians wherever CAF members are serving to view assessments and results immediately in a secure and confidential manner.

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Remembrance activities pay tribute to local Veterans

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, today announced Government of Canada support for two local projects paying tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served in uniform.

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Statement by Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander Canadian Army

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander of the Canadian Army, issued the following statement:

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Minister of National Defense extends condolences following tragic accident during training exercise at CFB Wainwright

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa, Ontario – “It is with profound sorrow that I learned of the death of Private Steven Allen and the injury of a second soldier following an accident during a training exercise in Wainwright, Alberta.

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Canadian Armed Forces Soldier Dies of Injuries Sustained During Training in Wainwright, Alta

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

One Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member has died, and another has received minor injuries as a result of a training incident at 3rd Canadian Division Training Centre in Wainwright, Alta. The incident occurred on Monday, November 3, 2014.

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Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff attends the 2014 Pacific Command Chiefs of Defence Conference

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, today concluded a trip to Brunei, where he participated in the 16th Annual United States Pacific Command (PACOM) Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) conference.

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SECOND WORLD WAR AIRMEN TO BE BURIED

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Victoria, B.C. ¿ Members of the media are invited to attend the military burial of four Canadian and British Second World War airmen:

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Another Canadian First World War Soldier Found in Hallu, France, Identified

Posted November 5, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have succeeded in identifying the remains a fifth First World War soldier found in Hallu, France, as Private Sidney Halliday.

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Minister Blaney announces strengthened partnership with Canadian Internet Registration Authority to further secure Canadian websites

Posted November 4, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, gave a keynote address at SecureTech 2014, a conference featuring experts from the defense and security domain.

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TECHNICAL BRIEFING ON CANADIAN COMBAT STRIKES AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAQ AND THE LEVANT

Posted November 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend a technical briefing combat strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Tuesday, November 4, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.

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Canada to assume command of Combined Task Force 150

Posted November 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, announced today the upcoming deployment of 24 Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence civilian personnel to Bahrain to lead a multinational naval force operating in the Red Sea region.

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Statement by Corporal Branden Stevenson

Posted November 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

“Nathan Cirillo was my friend, though he was more like a brother. We met in Grade 9 and from that time on, we were pretty much inseparable. He was the first from our group of friends to join the Canadian Armed Forces and it earned him the nickname ‘Arm…

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Statement by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence

Posted November 2, 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, issued the following statement:

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Minister of National Defence attends SARscene 2014 search and rescue conference in Niagara Falls

Posted November 2, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Niagara Falls, Ontario – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence today addressed attendees at SARscene 2014, an annual working conference hosted by the National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) …

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MP Royal Galipeau joins Veterans to launch Royal Canadian Legion’s annual Poppy Campaign

Posted November 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa¿Orléans, today attended the launch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2014 Poppy Campaign in Ottawa.

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Parliamentary Secretary Gill attends opening of Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Reflection

Posted November 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, today attended the official unveiling and grand opening of the Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Reflection,…

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National War Memorial – Removal of flowers and mementos

Posted October 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Public Works and Government Services Canada wishes to advise the public that it will begin to respectfully remove flowers and mementos at the National War Memorial on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

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Parliamentary Secretary Gill to attend unveiling of Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Reflection

Posted October 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parm Gill, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will attend the official unveiling and grand opening ceremony of the Wounded Warriors Canada Park of Refle…

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MP Galipeau to participate in launch of Poppy Campaign

Posted October 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Member of Parliament for Ottawa–Orléans, Royal Galipeau, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will participate in the launch of the annual Poppy Campaign.

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Royal Canadian Navy Commemorates the Battle of Coronel

Posted October 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will mark the Battle of Coronel on November 1st. This battle saw the first Canadian military casualties of the First World War, and the first ever casualties in the history of the RCN.

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CHARGE LAID AGAINST A MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES

Posted October 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa – The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS), the investigative arm of the Canadian Forces Military Police, has charged a Canadian Armed Forces Reserve member for sexual assault allegedly committed at the Connaught Range and Primary Training Centre in the summer of July 2013.

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