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Tag: Regional Roundup

Women excelling in skilled trades at FMF Cape Scott

– The modern Royal Canadian Navy is one taking steps to promote an increasingly diverse workforce along gender lines, with proud men and women serving alongside each other across ranks and trades. And while women can be found in all roles on RCN ships, these efforts are also taking place behind the scenes, and amongst the largely-civilian teams at the Navy’s Fleet Maintenance Facilities.

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International Self-Care Day event held at CFB Halifax

– The self-care event held in honour of International Self Care Day, provided insightful information and tips on how we, as human beings, can be more mindful of prioritizing our mental and physical health.

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The Long Road Home for the Kandahar Cenotaph

– It has travelled across a desert, an ocean, all the way across Canada and to the United States en route to its permanent home. The Kandahar Cenotaph, built by soldiers honouring their fallen comrades, is now housed in the Afghanistan Memorial Hall in Ottawa.

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Missie to the rescue: Service dog at Army headquarters training to sniff out health issues

– A dog whose ancestors protected Roman soldiers on the battlefield now keeps watch over a retired Canadian Army (CA) soldier.

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Four-legged employee brightens lives of military community

– The Trenton MFRC has a special four-legged employee brightening the lives of the military community members.

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50 Years of Non-Commissioned Members Professional Military Education in the CAF –that’s something to celebrate!

– This year, the Chief Warrant Officer Robert Osside Profession of Arms Institute marks five years since it was named in honour of CWO Robert Osside.

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Defence Team Roadshow at the Innovation Fair 2019

– In the age of data and digital technologies impacting our workspaces and lifestyles, the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are incorporating new practices to meet the evolving expectations of Canadians.

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Learning about the Army through an innovative high school program: Military co-op education a growth experience for Ottawa students

– Local high school students are taking all the basic training that full-time soldiers receive and are also gaining both academic and financial rewards as part of a newly-formed co-operative education program. 

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Aboriginal Entry Program graduates ready to take the next step

– After a challenging three-week introduction to life in the CAF, the latest participants in the Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program (CFAEP) were on parade at the new Windsor Park Armoury for a graduation ceremony on May 17.

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CANSOFCOM showcases Defence Innovation at the NCR Innovation Fair

– The Government of Canada Innovation Fair for the National Capital Region (NCR) took place at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on May 22, 2019.

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