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Tag: International Women’s Day – International Women’s Day

60 Seconds with BGen Jennie Carignan, Commander 2nd Canadian Division and Joint Task Force (East)

– BGen Jennie Carignan answered as many randomly drawn questions as she could in 60 seconds.

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Champion for Women in Defence: International Women’s Day 2019

– On Friday, March 8, the Defence Team joins communities around the world to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) – this is our opportunity to recognize the great work of Defence Team women.

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Army Reservist, athlete and engineering consultant is ‘Never bored and never boring’

– Regina, Saskatchewan — A grappler, a soldier, and a consultant walk into the room. No, it is not the start of a bad joke, but it is simply my life in all its variety.

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CAF Firsts: Captain of the Queen’s Guard

– This week, to mark International Women’s Day, we are showcasing some of the firsts for women in the Canadian Armed Forces.

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CAF Firsts: Military female test pilot

– In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment is proud to highlight Major Catherine Blais – the first and only military female test pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces.

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Women can achieve anything with the Navy

– The Canadian Armed Forces’ efforts to beef up the number of women in the military received the support of the Achieve Anything Foundation in early February.

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Twin sisters follow similar paths through Navy career

– The two sisters have been members of the Royal Canadian Navy since 2005. They completed their basic training together, and their careers have progressed in lockstep with each other ever since.

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One of Canada’s most powerful women inspires at 8 Wing Trenton

– “There are so many women who blazed a trail before, and there are so many incredible women in the Canadian Armed Forces,” noted Lieutenant-Commander Kelly Williamson.

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