The Honourable Rob Nicholson, the Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, gave a moving speech on the occasion of the Rededication of the National War Memorial, in Ottawa, on November 11, 2014. We would like to share this s…
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…
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.
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an important announcement related to the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensuring that Canadian Veterans and their families have the benefits and services they need and deserve.
Approximately 95 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel returned home last night aboard a CC-150 Polaris aircraft from Operation IMPACT, the CAF’s contribution to the Middle East Stabilization Force. The personnel, who have been deployed since the opera…
Kelowna, BC, October 10, 2014 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification in support of innovative soldier survivability systems and related technologies.
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, today announced a new Government of Canada program, which will provide financial support to employers of Canadian Armed Forces reservists who deploy on o…
The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following a speech today on national security to the Montréal Council on Foreign Relations:
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, today announced the Government’s intent to upgrade the defence missile system onboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet of newly modernized Halifax-class frigates. The first step in the upgrade …
BORDEN, ON ¿ Members of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden and the local community remembered the Battle of Vimy Ridge at a ceremony this morning attended by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell,
Minister Fantino will make an announcement regarding investments at Garrison Petawawa. Please note that details are subject to change. All times are local.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has graciously agreed to serve as the Colonel-in-Chief of the 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada, who are celebrating their centennial with a Freedom of the City Parade in Sudbury, Ontario, today.
The Canadian NORAD Region will lead an exercise that will see Canadian and American military personnel and aircraft deploying to various locations in the North and High Arctic to train in aerospace detection and defence from 25 May to 1 June, 2015.
Minister Denis Lebel will make an important infrastructure announcement at Base Valcartier.
Colonel Gerry Blais, Commanding Officer, Joint Personnel Support Unit issued the following statement:
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,
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…
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is preparing to send up to 1,400 personnel, including a firefighting force and integral logistics support, to help fight fires in Saskatchewan.
On behalf of the Government of Canada, Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon–Rosetown–Biggar, will attend the Parade of Heroes, which will take place during the 20th Annual Canada Remembers Our Heroes “Tribute to Veterans” Air Show
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will provide an update on Veterans Affairs Canada’s commitment to service excellence
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), in partnership with Public Safety Canada, will support an innovative project to develop enhanced tools and knowledge sharing for first responder interoperability capabilities.
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 …
LONDON, ONTARIO – The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a $10 million investment for Wolseley Barracks and Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Prevost.
Approximately 170 Canadian soldiers will start training during Exercise ALLIED SPIRIT II on August 4 in Hohenfels, Germany, in support of NATO Assurance Measures.
The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, today announced Government of Canada funding for a new exhibit that will honour North Vancouver Islanders who gave their lives…
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.
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 […]
OTTAWA – The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) conducted a panel discussion on mental health in support of Bell Let’s Talk’s campaign against stigma surrounding mental illness today.
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 Friday, March 20, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.
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…
“The Government of Canada has chosen to stand with our international partners to combat the terrorist threat posed by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Craftsman Kyle Sinclair grew up in Whitby, Ont. He graduated from Fleming College in 2009 with a diploma in Building Techniques.
M. James Bezan, secrétaire parlementaire du ministre de la Défense nationale, fera une annonce aux côtés du brigadier-général Jean-Robert Bernier, médecin général, et de M. George Weber, président-directeur général des Services de santé Royal Ottawa.
The third group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel on Operation SIRONA departed the United Kingdom (UK) today for Kerry Town, Sierra Leone.
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Whitehorse, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, assisted with the interception of more than 5200 kg of cocaine in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Costa Rica as part of…
The humanitarian assistance funding announced today, totalling $5 million, will be channelled through United Nations agencies to address critical needs of the people affected by the earthquake in Nepal
Eight Canadian First World War soldiers were buried today with military honours at Caix British Cemetery in Caix, France.
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the National War Memorial with Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands