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Canadian Forces Soldier Dies During Training

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

A Canadian Forces Reserve soldier died during military training at Canadian Forces Base Shilo Saturday, July 25, 2015.

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Canadian Armed Forces successfully complete the 2015 Nijmegen Marches

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

A contingent of over 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members from across Canada completed a demanding journey today by crossing the finish line at the 99th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen.

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Government of Canada pays tribute to Canadian Veterans who served in the Korean War

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Senator Yonah Martin, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will take part in a memorial service at the Korea Veterans National Wall of Remembrance in Brampton, Ontario, to mark the 62nd anniversary of the signing of t…

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Government of Canada announces improvements to Canada’s Search and Rescue system

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Today, Defence Minister Jason Kenney and Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced a series of measures that will help strengthen the SAR system, including investment in a satellite system to improve detection of activated emergency beacons.

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Search and Rescue Canada

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s area of responsibility for Search and Rescue (SAR) includes millions of square kilometers of sparsely settled and austere terrain, and the longest coastlines in the world.

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Government of Canada Supports Improved Monitoring of Canada’s Arctic Waters

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Associate Minister of National Defence, Julian Fantino, today announced an innovative new project to support Arctic research, as well as Canada’s ability to counter any threat to our Arctic sovereignty.

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Government of Canada Invests in Canada’s Safety and Security

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

A science and technology project, which will develop tools to improve our ability to monitor maritime activities in the Arctic, to be funded through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP).

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Government of Canada Investment to Boost Western Presence at International Defence Procurement Events

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification (WD), announced over $1.1 million in funding to the Canadian Association of D…

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Government of Canada to make announcement on mental health supports for Veterans

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an announcement regarding mental health supports for Veterans

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Member of Parliament Kyle Seeback Announces $2 Million Investment for Brampton Armoury

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO – Kyle Seeback, Member of Parliament for Brampton West, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced investments worth $2 million to improve infrastructure at the Brampton Armoury.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments across Canada and at the Brampton Armoury

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.

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Minister Fantino and Member of Parliament Colin Carrie Announce $2.4 Million Investment for the Oshawa Armoury

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OSHAWA, ONTARIO – The Honorable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, and Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa, today announced $2.4 million in funding which will provide important upgrades and repairs to the Colonel R.S. McLaughlin Armoury in Oshawa and support local jobs and growth in the Oshawa area.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Oshawa and across Canada

Posted July 24, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence 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 …

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Operation NUNAKPUT 2015 successfully concludes in Tuktoyaktuk

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members from Joint Task Force (North) and 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group conclude their participation in Operation NUNAKPUT 2015 (Op NK 15) today after 17 days of maritime patrols along the Mackenzie River from Hay River to Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Terri…

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Canadian Coast Guard at HMCS <em>Discovery</em> in Vancouver

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Strengthened Inshore Rescue

Since 2013, the Canadian Coast Guard has operated an Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) facility on a seasonal basis at HMCS Discovery, a Royal Canadian Naval Reserve facility located on the shore of Vancouver Harbour. Established in the 1970s, CCG’s IRB program provides search and rescue coverage in key areas – including major metropolitan harbours – during peak times in the recreational boating season.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Western Defence and Security Industry

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Friday, July 24th, 2015, the Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification will make an announcement to benefit Western Canad…

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Government of Canada strengthens environmental response and rescue capability in Vancouver

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, accompanied by the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries and Ocean…

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FORTISSIMO 2015 on Parliament Hill

Posted July 23, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – The soldiers and band of the Ceremonial Guard of the Canadian Armed Forces will host the 19th annual Fortissimo on Parliament Hill, at 7:30 p.m. each evening from July 23 to 25.

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Member of Parliament Ron Cannan Announces $1.1 Million Investment for the Kelowna Armoury

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Honourable Ron Cannan, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced $1.1 million for renovations at the Brigadier Angle Armoury in Kelowna.

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Member of Parliament Tom Lukiwski Announces $10.5 Million Investment for 15 Wing Moose Jaw and the Regina Garrison Armoury

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

MOOSE JAW, SASKATCHEWAN – Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina –Lumsden – Lake Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a $10.5 million investment for infrastructure upgrades at 15 Wing Moose Jaw and the Regina Garrison Armoury.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments at CAF Facilities and across Canada

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.

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Minister Finley Announces $15.5 Million Investment for Southern Ontario Armouries

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

STRATFORD, ONTARIO – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced infrastructure projects worth more than $15.5 million for five Armouries in southern Ontario.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in southern Ontario and across Canada

Posted July 22, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence 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 …

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Member of Parliament Bryan Hayes Announces $6 million Investment for the Sault Ste. Marie Armoury

Posted July 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO – Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Assistant Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $6 million for renovations at the Sault Ste. Marie Armoury.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Sault Ste. Marie and across Canada

Posted July 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence 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 …

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Member of Parliament Leon Benoit Announces $9 Million Investment for Wainwright Garrison

Posted July 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

WAINWRIGHT, ALBERTA – Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament for Vegreville-Wainwright, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $9 million for new construction and expansion of an existing facility at the Wainwright Garrison.

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Wainwright, Alberta, and across Canada

Posted July 21, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence 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 …

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Canadian Armed Forces contribute expertise to multinational exercise in Ukraineq

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Fifteen members of the Canadian Armed Forces are participating in Exercise SABER GUARDIAN / RAPID TRIDENT 15, a multinational exercise at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Yavoriv, Ukraine, from July 17 to 31, 2015.

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Government of Canada Supports Improved Cyber Protection and Interoperability Across Canada

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, on behalf of the Associate Minister of National Defence, Julian Fantino, today announced two new cutting-edge projects to better protect cyber systems and support increased public safet…

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Two science and technology projects to be funded through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP)

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), in partnership with Public Safety Canada, will support two innovative projects to develop enhanced tools and knowledge for Canada’s information technology community

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Minister Fantino and Member of Parliament Jay Aspin Announce $9.2 Million Investment for 22 Wing and the North Bay Armoury

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

NORTH BAY, ONTARIO – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, and Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing-Temiskaming, today announced a significant $9.2 million investment for both 22 Wing North Bay and the North B…

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in North Bay and across Canada

Posted July 20, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Department of National Defence 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 …

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Nova Scotia and New Brunswick volunteers recognized for dedication to Canada’s Veterans

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendations presented by the Honourable Erin O’Toole at ceremony in Halifax

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General Jonathan Vance Appointed Canada’s New Chief of Defence Staff

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

General Jonathan Vance was appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff during a change of command ceremony held today in Ottawa. The event was presided over by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-…

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Government of Canada expands mental health services and hires new staff to support Military Veterans in Atlantic Canada

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today reinforced Veterans Affairs Canada’s (VAC) commitment to providing more mental health support and service excellence for Military Veterans and former RCMP members

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Government of Canada Supports Enhanced Tools for Natural Disaster and Public Health Emergency Response

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

New federal investments to provide support for new tools and knowledge to address natural disasters and public health emergencies throughout Canada

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Member of Parliament Rick Dykstra Announces $3.9 million Investment for St. Catharines Armoury

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO – Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence,

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Government of Canada Invests in Canada’s Safety and Security

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Four projects to be funded through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) to address natural disasters and public health emergencies throughout Canada

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Highlights of New Federal Infrastructure Investments in St. Catharines, Ontario

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

In November 2014, the Government announced an additional $5.8 billion investment (Federal Infrastructure) that will continue to build and renew infrastructure across the country. The majority of this support will be delivered within the next three years.

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Minister Fantino Officially Breaks Ground for Construction of the Nanisivik Naval Facility

Posted July 17, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

NANISIVIK, NUNAVUT – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, participated in the official ground-breaking for construction of the Nanisivik Naval Facility.

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