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…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino announced five innovative new projects that will support local first responders notably firefighters and paramedics – across Canada.
The home to Canada’s new CH-147F Chinook fleet will honour Canadian First World War flying ace Major Andrew McKeever.
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), in partnership with Public Safety Canada, will support five innovative projects to develop enhanced tools and knowledge for Canada’s fire and paramedics services. These projects are part of an overall inv…
LaVar Payne, Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a $2.5 million infrastructure project at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield.
Kamloops, British Columbia Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence,
Beginning summer of 2015, a $2.5 million project will begin to repair and renovate military quarters at CFB Suffield. This investment includes the renovation and repair of military quarters, as well as the single military quarters duplex houses in the …
Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families,
Descendants of Petty Officer William Hall, VC have issued the following public statement on the announcement of a fourth Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship being named Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship William Hall:
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, announced today that an Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named in honour of Petty Officer William Hall, a Canadian naval hero, for his actions at the Relief of Lucknow, In…
Panel focusses on the value of hiring military Veterans in the corporate sector
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark the 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Canada will deploy nearly 1650 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to Europe to participate in NATO’s TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 exercise this fall, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced.
Media are invited to attend the Military Personnel Command Change of Command Ceremony. Lieutenant-General Christine Whitecross will assume the role of Commander of Military Personnel Command from Lieutenant-General David Millar.
Canada will contribute Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) units located in Estonia and Lithuania that will support NATO’s high-readiness forces, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
TORONTO, ON – Today the Canadian Forces College (CFC) held the Joint Command and Staff Programme (JCSP) and the National Security Programme (NSP) graduation alongside a Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) Convocation ceremony.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce the name of the Royal Canadian Navy’s fourth Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship.
In their first meeting since taking their respective positions, Defence Minister Jason Kenney today met with United States (U.S.) Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on the margins of the NATO Defence Ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium.
Canada today reaffirmed to allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) its resolve to stand with them and partners in the face of the Putin regime’s aggression toward Ukraine.
Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant, $15.2 million investment for Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Shilo, in support of mili…
The Government of Canada is the custodian of a broad range of infrastructure and is committed to maintaining and improving infrastructure across the country.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) successfully participated in Exercise Tradewinds 15, a multinational training event which took place in the Caribbean region from May 31 to June 24, 2015.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced that Colt Canada has been awarded a $1.5 million contract to replace the Canadian Ranger’s Lee Enfield rifle.
OTTAWA The Government of Canada will enter into preliminary discussions with Chantier Davie Canada Incorporated to pursue an interim supply ship capability, Defence Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is in the midst of the most intensive and comprehensive period of fleet modernization and renewal in its peacetime history, touching upon all elements of the fleet.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, along with Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Ki…
The Kitchener Armoury, named after a Kitchener Waterloo native, Alexander Walter Bean, who served proudly during the Second World War, is home to the Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada,
Defence Minister Jason Kenney will make an important announcement at National Defence Headquarters on June 23, 2015.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement at Colt Canada on June 23, 2015, to benefit the Canadian Armed Forces and northern sovereignty.
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day
The Commander of the Canadian Army and Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces Champion for Aboriginal Peoples, Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, CMM, MSC, CD, issued the following statement:
Senator Yonah Martin and Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for OttawaOrléans, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
Today, Colonel Simon Bernard took command of the Royal Military College Saint-Jean (RMC St-Jean) from Colonel Jennie Carignan during a ceremony presided over by Major-General Éric Tremblay, Commander of Military Personnel Generation.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney and West Nova MP Greg Kerr announced today his support for the proposed relocation of the Waterville airport located in the Municipality of the County of Kings to the 14 Wing Greenwood aerodrome.