The Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds, the Canadian Armed Forces’ premier aerobatics team, performed their annual Canada Day flypast over Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Commodore Marta Mulkins officially assumed command today of the reserve component of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) from Commodore David Craig during a change of command ceremony at the Naval Officer Training Centre Venture, in Esquimalt, British Columbia.
OTTAWA – General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, wished more than 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members the best of luck in the 99th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen at a departure parade held today at the Canadian War Museum.
The Government announced an additional $5.8-billion investment that will continue to build and renew infrastructure across the country. The majority of this support will be delivered within the next three years.
General Jonathan Vance was appointed Canada’s new Chief of the Defence Staff during a change of command ceremony held today in Ottawa. The event was presided over by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-…
A contingent of over 200 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members from across Canada completed a demanding journey today by crossing the finish line at the 99th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen.
BEAUCEVILLE, QUEBEC – The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) and Member of Parliament for Beauce, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced an $800,000 investment to improve the Beauceville Armoury, in support of the Canadian Armed Forces.
The Government of Canada issued the following statement to mark the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the Newfoundland Regiment in Gallipoli
Public Works and Government Services Canada wishes to advise the public that it will begin to respectfully remove flowers and mementos at the National War Memorial on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the death of a Canadian soldier in Iraq.
At the 2014 Best Defence Conference in London, Ontario, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Regional Minister for Southwestern Ontario, delivered a keynote address that highlighted the government’s efforts …
The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Regional Minister for New Brunswick, today announced Government of Canada funding for two projects to pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and women who have served in …
OTTAWA – The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, issued the following statement:
Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will highlight new Government of Canada supports and servic…
TRENTON – Members of the Canadian Forces Military Police depart tomorrow for the Sinai Peninsula as part of military activities undertaken by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to support the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt.
October 18, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario
As of 9:30 a.m. PST efforts continue to assist the Russian-flagged cargo ship Simushir, with 10 crewmembers onboard, located off the south west end of Haida Gwaii.
OTTAWA – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement in honour of the Navy League of Canada’s Navy Appreciation Day 2014.
OTTAWA ¿ The first Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) medical contingent leaves Canada tomorrow to begin training in the United Kingdom prior to its West African deployment in support of global efforts to help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.
The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will join members of the ANAVETS Provincial Command of British Columbia for the 9th Biennial Convention and will deliver remarks.
The 2015 season of the National Sentry Program launched today, as the first sentries were posted at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the National War Memorial.
Government of Canada delegation in Turkey to mark 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign
OTTAWA – The Honourable Jason Kenny, Minister of National Defence, was on board Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg at sea during exercise TRIDENT FURY today to witness Canadian military interaction in the Pacific Ocean with the United States N…
The Bernays family has issued the following public statement on the announcement of a third Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship being named Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Max Bernays:
Revitalized defence infrastructure across Canada will provide the Canadian Armed Forces with the facilities they need to provide support to troops and military families,
Defence Minister Jason Kenney will hold a media availability in the foyer of the House of Commons following the tabling of the Victims’ Rights in the Military Justice System Act.
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…
In November 2014, the Department of National Defence received $452 million for the repair and upgrade of Canadian Armed Forces facilities.
The media are invited to attend the homecoming ceremony of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton on July 12.
The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced investments worth $14 million to improve infrastructure at Montreal armouries and Montreal…
The Government of Canada is the custodian of a broad range of infrastructure and is committed to maintaining and improving this infrastructure across the country. Investments in this critical infrastructure are a key element in our efforts to create jobs,
STRATFORD, ONTARIO – The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced infrastructure projects worth more than $15.5 million for five Armouries in southern Ontario.
Ombudsman’s Office finds that of the cadets who survived the explosion, many sustained – and continue to suffer from – physical or/and psychological injuries; however, the cadets did not receive assistance on par with what was offered to the military members who were also impacted by the incident.
CALGARY – Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence, yesterday announced a $1 million investment to improve Calgary’s Military Museums.
The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Tom Lawson, hosted his counterpart, the Commander of the Finnish Defence Force, General Jarmo Lindberg, for high-level discussions today on military and security issues.
Ministers O’Toole & MacKay to make important announcement to benefit part-time Reserve Force Veterans.
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today joined approximately 1,500 students and staff from Heritage Woods Secondary School for a ceremony of remembrance.
“Following direction from General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, to conduct an administrative investigation into irregularities in administrative procedures concerning Master Corporal (Ret’d) Raymond’s file, I am convening a military Board of …
Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, and his North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) counterparts discussed the key military challenges facing the Alliance at the NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels, Belgium,