On February 14, 2017, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force with one count of sexual assault under the Criminal Code of Canada.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will be in Europe from February 15 to 18 to participate in the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting and the Counter-ISIS Defence Ministerial, held in Brussels, Belgium, as well as the Munich Security Conference, taking place…
Minister Hehr delivers valentines to Veterans and announces a new partnership agreement with Parkwood Institute that will improve Veterans’ access to long term care
Media from the greater Québec City region are invited to meet Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan on three occasions during his visit to the old capital.
The experiences of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and our allies in Afghanistan and other areas of operation continue to demonstrate the ongoing need for a highly protected, yet highly mobile Light Armoured Vehicle.
The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will participate in a guided tour of the Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury to observe progress of the reconstruction.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will make an important announcement concerning the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project.
Media are invited to participate in a one-on-one interview with Commodore Haydn C. Edmundson, the Commander of Combined Task Force 150 and Operation ARTEMIS, the CAF’s contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations across the Red Se…
The Government of Canada is committed to providing the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces with the equipment they need to do their jobs. This equipment includes shelters to support them during military operations.
On February 7, 2017, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a Department of National Defence civilian employee at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown with one count of sexual assault under the Criminal Code of Canada.
Approximately 100 divers from across the Canadian Army, as well as NATO Allies, will participate in Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2017 near the city of Victoria, British Columbia, from February 7 to 26, 2017.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today issued the following readout after his first meeting with new U.S.
Anonymous drug testing at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) and the Royal Military College Saint-Jean (RMC Saint-Jean) has determined that the vast majority of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members at both schools do not use drugs.
The Canadian Armed Forces are continuing to provide assistance to New Brunswick’s relief efforts in some of the hardest hit parts of the Acadian Peninsula, including the islands of Lamèque and Miscou, and will begin to draw-down the military presence in those areas where the Province has announced that remaining relief efforts are within provincial and municipal capabilities.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, will travel to Washington, D.C., for meetings with their counterparts.
Ex-Petty Officer, 2nd Class (Ex-PO2) James Wilks has been found guilty of three counts of breach of trust and one count of sexual assault by a General Court Martial in Gatineau, Quebec.
The Government of Canada is committed to providing the women and men of the military with the equipment they need to fulfill their important role.
The Sustainment Initiative is a new way of contracting private-sector maintenance and support services for military equipment.
The Government of Canada is committed to providing the sailors of the Royal Canadian Navy with the modern, functional facilities they need to complete important operational missions on behalf of Canadians.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will make an important announcement supporting the Canadian Armed Forces and…
General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff, has appointed Jill Sinclair, a former Assistant Deputy Minister with the Department of National Defence (DND) and currently Executive Director, Directorate of Strategic Concepts, Leadership and En…
January 31, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s will work and train in the Black Sea with vessels from several allied and partner nations from January 31 to February 20, 2017, as part of Operation REASSURANCE.
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 2017.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) is sending approximately 200 personnel tomorrow to support the ongoing emergency response to the ice storm in New Brunswick.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Central Standard Time, a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) flight instructor and RCAF student ejected from a CT-156 Harvard II training aircraft based at 15 Wing Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan. The plane crashed southwest of Moose …
January 27, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who have medical conditions and are up for potential promotion, no longer have to feel that they need to choose between the two. Ill and injured members can now be promoted while undergoing medical care.
On January 26, 2017, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service charged a Regular Force member based in Kingston with one count of sexual assault and one count of criminal harassment under the Criminal Code of Canada.
130 Syndicate Avenue South location will serve approximately 1,700 Veterans
Close to 1300 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will participate in Exercise UNIFIED RESOLVE 2017, the Canadian Army’s largest and most complex computer-assisted training exercise of the year.
The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) held multiple mental health awareness events across Canada today, in support of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign against stigma surrounding mental illness.
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the women and men of the Canadian Armed Forces have the support they need, including safe and modern facilities in which to work and train. To mark the opening of the newly-constructed Hangar 6 at 8 Win…
Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay Rainy-River, on behalf of the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will officially reopen the Veterans Affairs Canada office in Thunder Bay, Ontario
Media are invited to a technical briefing where they will be provided with an update on the Government of Canada’s ongoing strategy to counter Daesh as well as its stabilization, development and humanitarian efforts in Iraq and the region.
The Government of Canada is committed to providing our women and men in uniform with the equipment and training they need to do their job, at the best value for Canadians. We are announcing today the extension of the contract with CAE for the NATO Flyi…
Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement marking Bell Let’s Talk Day:
Media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte to officially mark the completion of Hanger 6, a new maintena…
Media are invited to attend a Department of National Defence (DND) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) panel discussion on mental health for Bell Let’s Talk Day.
On January 9, 2017, pre-trial motions began for the general court martial of Ex-Petty Officer, 2nd Class James Wilks, a former Canadian Armed Forces medical technician. He is currently being tried on eight charges with respect to six complainants. Of t…