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Tag: 2017 Year in Review

Operation ELEMENT comes to an end

– The operation to provide temporary accommodation for asylum seekers at the Canada-US border has come to an end.

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Chief of the Defence Staff LGBTQ2 Message

– “As Canada’s defenders, we must be a military that reflects our country and thrives on the unique perspectives diversity offers us.” General Jonathan H. Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff

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HMCS Winnipeg supports UN conference

– While alongside Canada Place, HMCS Winnipeg provided a hosting platform for various events throughout the conference.

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Afghanistan: Canada’s longest war

– Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian government was quick to express its solidarity with the United States following the 9/11 attacks and was soon preparing for combat in Afghanistan.

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Veterans’ Week marks the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

– This year marks the 100th anniversary of the battle and sacrifices and achievements of those who gave so much will never be forgotten.

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First Indigenous spiritual advisor reflects on anniversary

– Ottawa, Ontario — Sergeant Moogly Tetrault-Hamel celebrated objectives reached during his first year in the newly created position of Indigenous Advisor to the Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

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Air power at sea: A force multiplier during Operation RENAISSANCE IRMA MARIA

– First tasked to South Caicos and then to Dominica, HMCS St. John’s was one of the assets deployed by the Government of Canada to help those affected by the 2017 hurricane season.

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HMCS Charlottetown supports NATO operations in the Baltic Sea

– In August 2017, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown was deployed to the Baltic Sea on Operation REASSURANCE, joining the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1).

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Memo to all staff from the Deputy Minister

– Today I am pleased to announce that the Prime Minister has appointed our Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Jody Thomas ‎as the new Deputy Minister of National Defence effective October 23, 2017.

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Invictus Games National Relay Flag Tour

– The Invictus Games National Flag Tour began on Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C. on August 16, before making its way east across the country.

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