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).
On February 1, 2016, three members of HMCS Winnipeg’s ship’s company were detained by Japanese authorities while the ship was conducting a port visit in Tokyo, Japan. These crew members, two military members and one civilian employee, were detained for…
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will highlight the Government of Canada’s commitment to improving services benefitting Veterans and their families.
Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, today announced Government of Canada funding for a project that pays tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served in uniform.
OTTAWA – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today:
OTTAWA – Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg is patroling in the Eastern Pacific as part of Operation CARIBBE 2015, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribb…
Veterans who have been severely and permanently injured in their service to Canada and have lost employment and career advancement opportunities need a stable source of monthly financial support.
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…
The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are taking action to improve the mental health of CAF members and their families.
Canada assumed command of a Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150) today, a naval counter-terrorism task force that spans more than two million square miles in the greater Middle East region.
Minister of Veterans Affairs attends Légion d’Honneur presentation ceremony
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton joins Exercise JOINT WARRIOR today as part of its deployment under Operation REASSURANCE in support of NATO assurance measures in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Today the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence departed on a three city tour today to meet European colleagues and partners and discuss current international security issues.
Veterans and public gather to celebrate hard-won freedoms
Approximately 220 personnel from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), 10 partner nations and civilian law enforcement agencies will conduct Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER 2015 at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt and throughout the Greater Victoria, BC,
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement to mark the 113th anniversary of the end of the South African War
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, met today with Italy’s Undersecretary of Defence to discuss defence matters, including the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and NATO’s response to Russia’s …
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:
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.
The Department of National Defence has received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. – The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East,
IQALUIT, NUNAVUT – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, …
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence and Minister for Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and …
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
Lieutenant-General Marquis Hainse, Commander of the Canadian Army, has issued this statement following the death of Private Kirby Tott:
COMOX, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State (Chief Government Whip) and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, today announced a significant investment of close to $30 million for 19 Wing Comox. In total, eight projects at 19 Wing Comox will be completed over the next two years.
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.
OTTAWA – Media representatives are advised that Defence Minister, Harjit S Sajjan, will hold a media availability via teleconference to provide an update on his recent travels to the Middle East.
CFB PETAWAWA – Media are invited to attend a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) panel discussion on mental health as part of its participation in Bell Let’s Talk Day.
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.
Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State (Democratic Reform) and Member of Parliament for Nepean-Carleton, announced the awarding of a $137.8-million co…
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:
Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, today announced Government of Canada support for the restoration and beautification of the Memorial Hill Park Cenotaph and surrounding area.
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.
On behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, today highlighted new benefits for Veterans and their families.