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Return of our fallen comrade

Posted March 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Our fallen comrade, Sergeant Andrew Joseph Doiron, will depart Trenton today for Toronto, Ontario, following a repatriation ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Trenton.

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The Canadian Forces Provost Marshal responds to the Military Police Complaints Commission’s Final Report on the Fynes Public Interest Hearing

Posted March 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colonel Rob Delaney, the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal (CFPM) and Commander of the Canadian Forces Military Police Group (CF MP Gp), issued the following statement today regarding the Military Police Complaints Commission’s (MPCC) Final Report on the…

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Minister Rob Moore to highlight new benefit for Veterans and their families

Posted March 10, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Important new benefit for Canadian Veterans and their families.

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Repatriation of Sergeant Doiron

Posted March 9, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Our fallen comrade, Sergeant Andrew Joseph Doiron, from the Canadian Special Operations Regiment, based at Garrison Petawawa, Ontario, returns home to Canada tomorrow.

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Major drug bust by Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Goose Bay and Shawinigan

Posted March 9, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Goose Bay and Shawinigan, in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and in support of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), assisted in seizing more than 1000 kg of cocaine while patrolling in the Caribbean Sea, as part of Operation CARIB…

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Minister of National Defence Statement on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

Posted March 8, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

“International Women’s Day is a great opportunity to reflect on the valuable contributions that women make every day to the vitality of Canadian society, and the strength of the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Minister O’Toole to make important announcement to benefit Veterans and their families

Posted March 8, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an important announcement on behalf of the Government of Canada to benefit Veterans and their families.

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Statement by Minister of National Defence Jason Kenney on death of a Canadian soldier in Iraq

Posted March 7, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the death of a Canadian soldier in Iraq.

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Canadian Armed Forces member killed by friendly fire in Iraq

Posted March 7, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA-A Canadian Armed Forces soldier was killed yesterday, March 6th, 2015 in Iraq at approximately 3:50 p.m. local Ottawa time in a friendly fire incident when members of the Special Operations Forces were mistakenly engaged by Iraqi Kurdish forces …

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Minister of Veterans Affairs salutes military community at hockey game

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister O’Toole meets with Veterans, military members and their families in Kingston

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The Canadian Forces Provost Marshal removes the “Protected B” designation from the Notice of Action

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Colonel Delaney, the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal and Commander of the Canadian Forces Military Police, today issued the following statement:

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Canada announces additional contributions in global fight against Ebola – Phase 3 vaccine trial begins as first Canadian Armed Forces Medical Team returns home from Sierra Leone

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the first group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel on Operation SIRONA arrived home to Canada, after deploying to West Africa in support of the Government of Canada’s response to fight the Ebola epidemic.

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Canadian Forces Military Police depart for Operation Calumet in the Sinai Peninsula

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Today, 33 Canadian Forces Military Police departed CFB Trenton for the Sinai Peninsula as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt.

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Minister O’Toole empowers Veteran-centric Communications Task Force

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Minister instructs Department to re-design all correspondence with Veterans and their families to focus on wellness

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Canadian Armed Forces Military Police to depart for Egypt to provide Task Force policing support in the Sinai Peninsula

Posted March 6, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

TRENTON – Members of the Canadian Forces Military Police depart tomorrow for the Sinai Peninsula as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt.

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Canadian Armed Forces Medical Team returns home from Sierra Leone

Posted March 5, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The first Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) medical contingent will return home to Canada tomorrow after deploying to West Africa in support of global efforts to help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

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Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Winnipeg

Posted March 5, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families, to support the Reserve forces, to support operations home and abroad, and to ensur…

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Minister Fantino Announces Investment in Defence Infrastructure at 17 Wing Winnipeg

Posted March 5, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

17 Wing Winnipeg receives funding through new federal infrastructure investments

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HMCS Fredericton Deploys to the Black Sea in Support of NATO-led Maritime Assurance Activities

Posted March 5, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton has arrived in the Black Sea to participate in joint NATO training exercises and maritime situational awareness operations with warships from several allied and partner nations.

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Technical briefing to provide update on Canadian support to the International coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Posted March 4, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend a technical briefing on Canadian support to the international coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Thursday, March 5, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.

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Highlights of Significant New Federal Infrastructure Investments in Cold Lake

Posted March 4, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families, to support the Reserve forces, to support operations home and abroad, and to ensur…

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Minister Fantino Announces Support for Defence Infrastructure for the Canadian Armed Forces of 4 Wing Cold Lake

Posted March 4, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

4 Wing Cold Lake Receives Funding through new federal infrastructure investments

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Statement by the Chief of the Defence Staff

Posted March 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, issued the following statement:

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Minister of Veterans Affairs consults with Veterans in Etobicoke

Posted March 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada committed to supporting Veterans and their families

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Canadian Armed Forces support to Canada’s effort in Ukraine

Posted March 3, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada has a deep and multi-faceted relationship with Ukraine.

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Canadian soldiers depart for Operation REASSURANCE in Eastern and Central Europe

Posted March 2, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

TRENTON – Today, 125 Canadian Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), departed CFB Trenton for Eastern Europe as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support NATO assurance meas…

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Canadian soldiers depart for Operation REASSURANCE in Eastern and Central Europe

Posted March 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Media are invited to attend the departure of approximately 125 Canadian Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), who will depart from 8 Wing Trenton, ON, on March 2, 2015 to join soldiers from 3 RCR currently…

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Canadian soldiers depart for Operation REASSURANCE in Eastern and Central Europe

Posted March 1, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Media are invited to a photo opportunity when approximately 125 soldiers from 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (3 RCR), depart Petawawa, Ontario, on March 2, 2015, for a deployment as part of Operation REASSURANCE.

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Minister Jason Kenney visits the Royal Canadian Navy

Posted February 27, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Defence Minister Jason Kenney visited with the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Pacific Fleet in Esquimalt, B.C., today in his first official visit with the RCN since his appointment.

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Minister Fantino reaffirms Canada’s defence of Arctic sovereignty; touts efforts Canadian Armed Forces play in cyber security

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

OTTAWA – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today addressed the 2015 Conference on Security and Defence, an event hosted by the Conference of Defence Associations Institute (CDAI).

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HMCS Toronto Honoured with Prestigious Commendation by United States Navy

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

OTTAWA – On the occasion of the awarding of a Meritorious Unit Commendation to HMCS Toronto by the United States Navy, in recognition of the ship’s outstanding work during Operation ARTEMIS, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, an…

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Second group of Operation SIRONA personnel departs the United Kingdom

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

OTTAWA – The second group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel on Operation SIRONA departed the United Kingdom (UK) yesterday for Kerry Town, Sierra Leone.

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Chief of Defence Staff Meets with International Counterparts in Saudi Arabia

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

RIYADH, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA – Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, has concluded a two-day meeting in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with counterparts from over 25 countries that are contributing to the Coalition’s military op…

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United States Navy presents prestigious commendation to HMCS Toronto

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Media are invited to attend a commendation ceremony at HMCS Scotian on February 20, 2015.

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Statement by Defence Minister Jason Kenney

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Defence Minister Jason Kenney issued the following statement:

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Minister of Veterans Affairs highlights Government’s commitment to improving service for Veterans and their families

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole addresses the Conference of Defence Associations

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Minister Kenney attends the 2015 Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence. First formal appearance as Minister of National Defence.

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Minister Jason Kenney delivered a keynote address today at the 2015 Conference on Security and Defence.

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Royal Canadian Navy Submarines: Fleet Status

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Victoria-class submarine fleet is now operational with three out of four submarines available for operations. HMCS Windsor, Victoria, and Chicoutimi were all at sea in December 2014 and spent a cumulative total of approximately 260 days at sea in 2…

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Technical briefing to provide update on Canadian combat operations against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Posted February 19, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Media are invited to attend a technical briefing on Canadian support to the international coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) today in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.

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Minister of National Defence meets with counterparts on international security – The Honourable Rob Nicholson represents Canada at the 51st Munich Security Conference

Posted February 8, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today concluded his participation in the 51st Munich Security Conference, which took place from February 6 to 8, 2015 in Munich, Germany.

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