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Canadian Army divers assist with Saint John River microplastics study

– The Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering Army Dive Centre and the 5th Canadian Division Support Group Environmental Services Branch helped advance the research of Atlantic Canada scientists from Mount Allison University who are studying the emerging concerns of microplastics (MPs) pollution in the Saint John River watershed.

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CFB Halifax – Base Commander’s NDWCC Challenge!

– Other local Defence organizations will be ‘dragon’ behind #CFBHalifax Base Commander Capt(N) Mazur and his team during a brand new NDWCC activity at Lake Banook on October 17. Are you up to the challenge? Take a look! #NDWCC2019 #Shoulder2Shoulde

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The facts about vaping and health

– This past summer, news media began reporting on a series of acute and severe lung illnesses in the United States linked to the use of vaping products, and more recently vaping-related illnesses have been reported in Canada. While public health authorities are examining possible risk factors for these illnesses, the exact cause is still under investigation.

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October 17th marks International Conflict Resolution Day

– During each October, the Defence Team celebrates Healthy Workplace Month, and this year International Conflict Resolution Day is recognized on October 17th. Effective conflict resolution and complaint management are essential aspects of a healthy workplace, and a leadership responsibility within the Defence Team, essential to ensuring the operational effectiveness of all Defence Team workplaces.

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Health and Wellness Fair highlights well-being resources for Defence Team members

– Military and civilian Defence Team members have access to a wide variety of resources that help support positive mental health and physical well-being. These resources were recently showcased at the Defence Team Health and Wellness Fair, as part of Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month.

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RCN Naval Cadets enjoy ‘incredible’ USN exchange

– A group of Naval Cadets gave glowing reviews about their recent summer job placements aboard the United States Navy (USN) vessel USS Spruance.

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60 Seconds with Commodore Rebecca Patterson, Defence Champion for Women

– I’m Cmdre Rebecca Patterson, and I’m the Defence Champion for Women. I’m here to take the 60 seconds challenge. OK. Here we go.

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A Touch of CLaS: Passion, people, and performance on board HMCS Calgary

– It isn’t every day that civilians are afforded the opportunity to see inside a warship, let alone sail with its crew and basically have the run of the place.

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World Mental Health Day: Promoting Positive Mental Health

– The World Health Organization (WHO), of which Canada is a part, has designated October 10th as World Mental Health Day. The WHO uses this day as an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health issues and this year’s theme is suicide prevention.

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Battle of Britain remembered throughout Canada

– Throughout the country, RCAF personnel, veterans, air cadets and the Canadian public paused on September 15, 2019, to mark the 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain—a pivotal battle that thwarted Hitler’s plan to invade Great Britain.

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