SSE Highlights: June-November 2018

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STRONG SECURE ENGAGED

HIGHLIGHTS JUNE-NOVEMBER 2018

The Defence Team continues to make great strides towards realizing the objectives of Strong, Secure, Engaged.

Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen Jonathan Vance: We have to pay first for our people, for our human capital, for a workforce that is satisfied, confident, resilient, and wanting to be here, and in fact, is so satisfied and confident and resilient that it is a beacon to others to want to join the Forces.

WELL-SUPPORTED, DIVERSE, RESILIENT PEOPLE AND FAMILIES

Enhanced Resources for Military Family Resource Centres

32 Locations

Seamless Canada Initiative

Veteran’s Service Card

Defence Workplace Well-being Survey

Deputy Minister of National Defence, Jody Thomas: We are in the second year of a 20-year defence policy, and we’ve already delivered on a lot of initiatives, and we’re preparing to deliver on more. The decisions we make affect people who’re out doing very, very dangerous things, and are protecting our nation. And so the decision we make on procurement, the decisions we make on any number of things affect lives, affect this country.

CANADA’S VISION FOR DEFENCE

Operation NANOOK

Operation PRESENCE – Mali

Supporting Canada’s Commitment to NATO

DEFENCE INNOVATION

First round of proposals under Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)

MODERNIZING THE BUSINESS OF DEFENCE

New Engineering Facility at CFB Borden

New Intelligence Facility at CFB Kingston

Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

First Energy Performance Contract Award

This is about as golden a moment as we get. We’ve got the money, we’ve got the team, we’ve got the leaders, we have the mandate. This is about as good as it gets. We’re building that environment for you to flourish in, so flourish, and we’ll be fine.

INVESTMENTS TO ENHANCE CAPABILITY AND CAPACITY

First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Launched

Modern Rifles for Canadian Rangers

STRONG SECURE ENGAGED

CANADA’S DEFENCE POLICY

CANADA’S NEW VISION FOR DEFENCE

WELL-SUPPORTED, DIVERSE, RESILIENT PEOPLE AND FAMILIES

INVESTMENTS TO ENHANCE CAPABILITY AND CAPACITY

DEFENCE INNOVATION

MODERNIZING THE BUSINESS OF DEFENCE

STABLE, PREDICTABLE, REALISTIC FUNDING

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