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DND/CAF Data Strategy sets the course for a data-centered approach to the business of Defence

– The Strategy is grounded in the modernization objectives laid out in Canada’s defence policy, and will help transition the Defence Team into a disciplined data culture to enable a new era of evidence-based decision-making.

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New CAF Centre of Excellence for Peace and Security

– On June 25, 2019, at the Canadian Forces College (CFC) in Toronto, the Department of National Defence (DND) announced the establishment of the Dallaire Centre of Excellence for Peace and Security, with the core mandate to develop concepts, support relevant research, sponsor doctrinal changes, and capture lessons learned and best practices in support of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) training, and education, and related personnel readiness enablers in relevant peace and security topic areas.

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Back to school driving safety

– As summer is quickly coming to an end, autumn is making a comeback bringing along the sweater weather, colour change, and pumpkin spice everything. That being said, fall is also synonymous with back to school. Indeed, as students of all ages head back to class, it is important to acknowledge the fact that their homecoming …

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The Deputy Minister’s Vlog – NDWCC with Champion ADM(PA) Chris Henderson

– As we mark the launch of the National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign, it’s useful to reflect on why we give, and how our contributions can make a difference.

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Learning to drive an ATV safely a key part of Camp Loon training

– Learning how to drive an all-terrain vehicle safely was an important part of the training Junior Canadian Rangers received at Camp Loon, the Junior Ranger advanced training camp held annually in the bush north of Geraldton.

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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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Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

– It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.

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DT News: Exercise STALWART GUARDIAN and a reminder that the NDWCC launches this week!

– A collective training event recently took place which focused on improving Reserve and Regular Force integration for Army Reserve formations and units within 4th Canadian Division.

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Canadian Army musicians perform at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

– In August, Canadian Armed Forces musicians proudly participated in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland, an international spectacle that has celebrated cultural diversity and military tradition for nearly 70 years. 

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Faces of the 5th Canadian Division: Sapper – Sarah Duncan

– What is the best part of your job? I really enjoy the demolition range and working with explosives. I also like the teamwork when we build bridges.

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