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 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
General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce additional Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2015. These promotions and appointments support re…
The Canadian Forces Unit Commendation was presented today to the United States Naval Ship (USNS) Sioux for exceptional support to the officers and crew of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur when they experienced a fire at sea last year. Comm…
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.
OTTAWA – Today marks the end of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Operation SIRONA, a six-month mission in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone to combat the spread of Ebola virus disease in West Africa.
Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), today announced the adoption of a stylized flying Canadian Naval Ensign as the new visual identifier for the RCN.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a political and military Alliance whose primary goals are the collective defence of its members and the maintenance of democratic peace in the North Atlantic area.
Ted Falk, Member of Parliament for Provencher, today announced Government of Canada funding to the Village of St-Pierre-Jolys in support of their 2014 Remembrance Day activities.
The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, today concluded a trip to Brunei, where he participated in the 16th Annual United States Pacific Command (PACOM) Chiefs of Defence (CHODs) conference.
“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.
“ISIL is a terrorist group that poses an active threat not only to the region but also to us here in Canada. Its members are raping and pillaging across the Middle East; committing acts of genocide; beheading Western journalists; kidnapping women and s…
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence will celebrate an important Royal Canadian Navy milestone in Halifax on Monday, November 24.
The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada is appalled by a deliberate attack that has resulted in the deaths of three peace…
Media are invited to join the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, in attending the departure ceremony of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton as the ship deploys on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO assu…
OTTAWA – Defence Minister Jason Kenney today announced that an Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) will be named after Margaret Brooke, a Royal Canadian Navy Nursing Sister decorated for gallantry (in courage combat) during the Second World War.
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced that Christopher J. McNeil will join the Veterans Review and Appeal Board
Private Albert Laubenstein, a Canadian casualty of the Second World War whose remains were identified this spring, was buried today with military honours at Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery in Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands.