Library and Archives Canada (LAC), in partnership with the Hockey Hall of Fame (HHOF), is thrilled to announce the opening of an exhibition on hockey and the First World War.
On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa¿Orléans, today attended the launch of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2014 Poppy Campaign in Ottawa.
Jay Aspin, Member of Parliament for Nipissing-Timiskaming, today announced Government of Canada support for a community ceremony that honoured the service and sacrifices of Canada’s Veterans. MP Aspin made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable J…
Today, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Pierre Lemieux, Member of Parliament for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell, will join His Excellency Hee-yong Cho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Canada, His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, and local Veterans at a commemorative wreath-laying ceremony, known as Turn to Busan, held at the Ottawa City Hall to pay tribute to the more than 26,000 Canadians who served in the Korean War.
OTTAWA – Media are invited to attend a short technical briefing on Canadian support to the multinational mission against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Thursday, January 15, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.
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.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today announced the following recipients of the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation
Canadian Armed Forces members to benefit from investments in health care and training infrastructure
Media are invited to attend a technical briefing on Canadian support to the multinational mission against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Thursday, December 4, in Conference Room D, National Defence Headquarters.
The ship’s company of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton is preparing to deploy overseas to join the Standing NATO Maritime Forces in the Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO measures to promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Eu…
PARIS, FRANCE – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, PC, QC, MP for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, met with his French counterpart, Minister of Defence Jean-Yves Le Drian, to sign a Technical Arrangement establishing a Franco-Canadian Defence…
Approximately 120 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel deployed today to replace personnel currently serving overseas as part of Op IMPACT, the CAF’s contribution to the Middle East Stabilization Force.
OTTAWA – The second group of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel on Operation SIRONA arrived in Ottawa today after deploying to West Africa in support of the Government of Canada’s response to fight the Ebola epidemic.
Media are invited to attend the unveiling of a commemorative plaque by Defence Minister Jason Kenney on May 25 at the Valour Building.
More than 100 members of Canada’s Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) returned to CFB Trenton today after the completion of their deployment to Nepal to provide humanitarian assistance following the earthquake that hit the country on 25 April.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney, along with Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino, met today with Italy’s Minister of Defence to discuss a range of security and defence issues, including NATO’s response to the Putin regime’s aggression in Ukraine, an…
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, along with Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, Harold Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Ki…
The Ceremonial Guard performed the first Changing of the Guard ceremony for the 2015 season today on Parliament Hill.
Major General (Retired) Mike Ward, Associate Director General of Morale and Welfare Services issued the following statement:
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, helped induct Afghanistan Veteran Master Corporal (ret.) Jody Mitic into the Royal Canadian Legion Friday night in Ottawa
Funding to improve facilities for Canadian Armed Forces personnel in Canada is possible through the new Federal Infrastructure Investments Program
Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds – Grenville, on behalf of Associate Minister of National Defence, Julian Fantino, today announced an innovative new project to support first responder interoperability.
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO – Bryan Hayes, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Assistant Minister of National Defence, today announced an investment of $6 million for renovations at the Sault Ste. Marie Armoury.
Studies to help develop evidence base on equine therapy for Veterans with mental health conditions
Minister O’Toole joins MP Carmichael in honouring Second World War Veterans with commemorative tribute
General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff and Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West, the Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer, issued the following statement on Remembrance Day:
The military funeral of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent will be held on Saturday, November 1st, 2014, at Cocathédrale Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue in Longueuil, Quebec.
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…
OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement:
The public and the media are invited to attend the official Government of Canada Remembrance Day ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in the Pas-de-Calais, France.
Lieutenant-Colonel Gary O’Neil, Task Force Commander, Operation SIRONA, will host a teleconference on Thursday, January 29, to provide an update on the Canadian Armed Forces’ contribution to Canada’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Builders, architects, sailors and dignitaries joined by Minister Poilievre and Rear-Admiral Lloyd, gathered today at Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Carleton to lay the ceremonial keel of the new building for the Naval Reserve Division in Ottawa.
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…
AREQUIPA, PERU – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C. M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, met with his American counterpart, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel today at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas.
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, joined by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Mr. Peter Van Praagh, Pres…
The histories of the Canadian and Ukrainian peoples are closely intertwined and our two countries enjoy an abiding friendship. We share an enduring commitment to democratic values, a staunch respect for human rights and are committed to a stable rules…
“I welcome the release of the Ombudsman Report Boards of Inquiry: Families in Focusand I wish to thank the Ombudsman for recognizing the positive improvements that the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have made to the Board of Inquiry (BOI) process over the…
The Canadian Armed Forces express sincere condolences upon the death of Lieutenant-General (Retired) William Leach.