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Minister Fantino visits NATO Joint Force Command Naples

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, visited Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) today for briefings on NATO and Canada’s contribution to the high readiness headquarters.

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

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

Senator Yonah Martin and Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa–Orléans, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

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Chief of Defence Staff Honorary Advisor Granted Honorary Rank of Lieutenant-General

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

Recognizing his unparalleled record of service to the country, General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce that the Honorary Advisor to the Chief of the Defence Staff, Major-General (Retired) Richard Rohmer, OC, CMM, DFC, O.O…

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Minister Peter MacKay and Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong Announce a Significant $20 Million Investment for 14 Wing Greenwood

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

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Scott Armstrong, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence,…

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Government of Canada attends Royal Canadian Legion Initiation Ceremony

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

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be attending a dinner and initiation ceremony of new members at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632 in Orléans

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Minister Goodyear Announces Infrastructure Investment at Cambridge Armoury

Posted July 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario) and Member of Parliament for Cambridge-North Dumfries, on behalf of the Honorable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a $2.6 million infrastructure investment for repairs and renovations to the Colonel J.A. McIntosh Armoury DSO, ED, in Cambridge.

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Federal Infrastructure Investments Across Canada and at CAF Facilities

Posted July 15, 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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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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Minister Kenney issues a statement on the death of Pte Tott in CFB Shilo

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

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, has issued this statement following the death of Private Kirby Tott:

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Government of Canada to honour Second World War Veterans at Sunnybrook

Posted July 30, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined by John Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, will honour Second World War Veterans during an event at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Canada to assume command of Combined Task Force 150

Posted November 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Harper Government Focused on Canadian Jobs

Posted October 24, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

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…

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Statement by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence

Posted November 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:

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Legacy of local Kamloops Veterans of First and Second World Wars, Korean War and Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan preserved

Posted November 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Another Canadian First World War Soldier Found in Hallu, France, Identified

Posted November 5, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

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.

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Government of Canada introduces new benefits and services for Veterans and families

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

Parliamentary Secretary Lemieux and MP Rick Norlock consult with Legion Presidents and Veteran Representatives in Northumberland-Quinte West

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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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Canada deploys an Assessment Team and elements of the Disaster Assistance Response Team to assist in humanitarian crisis in Nepal

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

Today, an assessment team and elements of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) deployed from Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario. The Canadian Armed Forces is currently pre-positioning its personnel and resources in order to ensure a prompt r…

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Ministers of Veterans Affairs and National Defence to make announcement

Posted November 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement. The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, …

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Canadian Armed Forces personnel deploy to help fight Ebola outbreak

Posted December 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Health services personnel will work with British forces in Sierra Leone

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Canada Assert Arctic Sovereignty with Successful Completion of Operation NUNALIVUT

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

Operation NUNALIVUT 2015, one of Joint Task Force (North’s) premier High Arctic operations, concluded today after nearly one month of activity in and around the Cambridge Bay, Nunavut area.

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Media opportunity with Associate Minister of National Defence about Canada’s Arctic sovereignty operations

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

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence will hold a media call on 10 April 2015, about his visit to Operation NUNALIVUT 2015, one of the Canadian Armed Forces premier military exercises in Canada’s North.

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Minister Fantino Announces $22.5 million Investment to Improve Infrastructure at CFB Borden

Posted May 11, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

BORDEN – The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced a significant investment to improve and expand critical infrastructure at CFB Borden,

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Minister Fantino Announces $736,000 Investment to Improve Infrastructure at the Richmond Armoury

Posted May 25, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $736,000 for the Colonel Sherman Armoury in Richmond, for upgrades including interior flooring and lighting improvements, skylight replacement, as w…

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Exercise AMALGAM DART concludes successfully under Canadian NORAD Region leadership

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

The Canadian NORAD Region just successfully completed Exercise AMALGAM DART, which took place in Alaska, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut from 25 May to 1 June.

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Ministers Kenney and Fantino meet with United States Deputy Secretary of Defense Work

Posted June 15, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

Defence Minister Jason Kenney and Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino today met with United States (U.S.) Deputy Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert Work, in advance of celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of the Permanent Joint Board on De…

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Canadian Armed Forces concludes its participation in Exercise Tradewinds 15

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

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) successfully participated in Exercise Tradewinds 15, a multinational training event which took place in the Caribbean region from May 31 to June 24, 2015.

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Federal Infrastructure Investments Across Canada and in Drummondville and St-Hyacinthe

Posted June 29, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Department of National Defence has 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 need to provid…

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Canadian Armed Forces Assert Arctic Sovereignty through Military Operation NUNAKPUT 2015

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

Operation NUNAKPUT 2015 (Op NK 15) launched today in Hay River, Northwest Territories. From July 6-23, members of 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (1 CRPG) will assert Canada’s sovereignty in the north as they move from Hay River to Tuktoyaktuk by boat during this annual Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) maritime sovereignty operation.

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Fredericton returns from Operation REASSURANCE

Posted July 12, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

July 12, 2015 – HALIFAX – Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton returned to its home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, today, after a successful seven-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NAT…

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Government of Canada provides update on services for Military Veterans and former RCMP members in Atlantic Canada

Posted July 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will make an announcement about Veterans Affairs Canada’s commitment to service excellence to Military Veterans and former RCMP members

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Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation awarded to dedicated Canadians

Posted July 13, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will present the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation to 21 Alberta residents for their contributions to remembrance and to the service and care of Military Veterans

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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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Charges laid against a member of the Canadian Armed Forces

Posted July 28, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

OTTAWA – Today, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged a member of the Canadian Armed Forces with multiple sex-related offences including an offence related to Breach of Trust by a Public Officer, all pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada

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CHARGE LAID AGAINST A MEMBER OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES

Posted October 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Ottawa – The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS), the investigative arm of the Canadian Forces Military Police, has charged a Canadian Armed Forces Reserve member for sexual assault allegedly committed at the Connaught Range and Primary Training Centre in the summer of July 2013.

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Historic Discovery at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard in Halifax

Posted October 20, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The media are invited to view an historic discovery recently unearthed at Her Majesty’s Canadian (HMC) Dockyard and to meet with Mr. Richard Sanderson, Director at the Naval Museum of Halifax, following the viewing.

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CCGS <em>Captain Goddard M.S.M.</em> in Charlottetown, PEI

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

November 13, 2014

CHARLOTTETOWN (PEI) ¿ On Friday November 14, 2014 the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Regional Minister for PEI, will join the crew of the CCGS Captain Goddard M.S.M. and members of the Goddard family for a media availability in Charlottetown, PEI. Media will be able to tour the ship and speak with Minister Shea, the crew of the newest vessel in our Canadian Coast Guard fleet and the Goddard family.

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Minister of Veterans Affairs to recognize Toronto Emergency Medical Services Veterans Support Team

Posted November 10, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will honour members of the Toronto Emergency Medical Services Veterans Support Team for the care they provided Canadian Veterans who travelled back to the beaches of Normandy, earlier this ye…

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HMCS Toronto returns home from Operation REASSURANCE

Posted January 16, 2015 by Canada News Centre - National News

HALIFAX ¿ The media are invited to attend the homecoming ceremony of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto on January 18, 2015.

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