The Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, issued the following statement:
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto completed its participation in the Turkish-led Exercise MAVI BALINA today as part of Operation REASSURANCE deployment in the Mediterranean Sea in response to the Putin regime’s aggressive military actions agai…
The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and the Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced Government of Canada funding for three projects to pay tribute to Canada’s brave men and women w…
Minister O’Toole announces easier and faster access to effective mental health care for Veterans and their families
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.
Today, 1650 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen, and Special Operations Forces personnel, in Portugal, Spain, Italy, and at sea, completed the live exercise portion of JOINTEX 15.
“It is with great sadness that I report that Leading Seaman Benoit Bilodeau was discovered deceased yesterday in Eastern Passage.
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, is pleased to announce the initial list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2016. These officers lead the CAF in …
The Canadian Army is hosting five countries on Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2016, running from January 31 to March 1 in the vicinity of Comox Lake, British Columbia.
Brigadier-General Stéphane Lafaut, Commander 2nd Canadian Division and Joint Task Force (East), today presented the third clasp to the Canadian Forces’ Decoration to eight Canadian Rangers from Nunavik, each of whom have 42 years of dedicated service.
Although designed in the early 1950s, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules remains one of the most successful military transport airplanes ever designed.
The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today regarding the 65th anniversary of the Battle of K…
Minister Hehr concludes Stakeholder Summit and announces broad consultations and Veteran satisfaction survey
I am writing to you from Europe, where I am currently undertaking an official visit, to let you know that my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. The Canadian Armed Forces is very much a family, and together we are mourning the loss of two com…
Today, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Regional Minister for Manitoba, and Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic …
“On November 11th Canadians across the nation will mark with solemn remembrance the sacrifice of Canadian Armed Forces members who have served Canada with honour and distinction.
The public and the media are invited to attend the official Government of Canada Remembrance Day ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial near the village of Albert, in the Somme, France
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C. M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of National Defence, will formally host Lithuania’s Minister of National Defence, Juozas Olekas, in Ottawa on January 19-20, 2015. The Ministers will have the opportunity to reaf…
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,
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, today released an action plan to address inappropriate sexual behaviour in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) following several recent incidents.