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Remembering with New Canadians: Members of the Canadian Armed Forces Support Citizenship Ceremonies during Veterans’ Week

– As part of Veterans’ Week 2019, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members were invited by Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to participate in citizenship ceremonies.

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What can LifeSpeak do for you?

– LifeSpeak is a feature of DND’s EAP.  Check-out a quick video to see how the app can benefit you!

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DT News: exercise COMMON GROUND, the Halifax International Security Forum, and Canada’s Commemorative Map

– Exercise COMMON GROUND II is one of the largest training exercises within the Canadian Army.

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Salvaging marine life from dry dock

– Have you ever wondered what collects, grows and lives in the dry dock each time the caisson is open? It essentially becomes part of the ocean floor for extended periods of time between dockings and a potential home for numerous life forms.

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Operation DISTINCTION – The 75th Anniversary of the Italian Campaign commemorates the significant sacrifices and achievements made by those who served.

– In the past few days, more than 180 Canadian Armed Forces members travelled to Italy to remember the 96,000 Canadians who served in the Italian Campaign of World War II.

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NDWCC 2019: Let’s Be the Change

– Capt(N) D.E. Mazur the CFB Halifax Base Commander and 2019 MARLANT NDWCC Champion’s, NDWCC launch message.

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Ethical Scenario Commentary on “Drinking on the Job”

– Our September scenario, “Drinking on the Job”, is about a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) training instructor who abused alcohol in the workplace and occasionally would belligerently act out towards trainees. He denied having any problems when you, his colleague and friend, approached him.

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100th Birthday of Thomas W. Dowbiggin

– December 3, 2019, marks the 100th birthday of Squadron Leader (retired) Thomas W. Dowbiggin, who served as a Second World War Spitfire pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force’s 401 Squadron.

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New Veteran’s Service Card secure portal has more than 6,800 applicants

– More than 6,800 former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members have applied for a Veteran’s Service Card (VSC) in the first month after the launch of a new online portal.

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Fat-tire bikes offer four season fitness

– Fat-tire bikes aren’t for everyone – especially those who feel the need for the speed you can only get riding a road bike. However, for the right person, these bikes do offer a number of great advantages.

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