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NDHQ (Carling) is officially open for business!

– The wait is finally over. The first wave of Defence Team members have moved into our new national headquarters at the Carling Campus, a newly renovated, state-of-the art workspace located in Ottawa’s west end. “I was skeptical before coming here to be honest. I thought it was going to be a lot like a call …

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PARKING DETAILS – Phase One

– You’ve asked, you’ve waited and now you know! Here are the parking details for NDHQ (Carling): Parking is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis although there will be enough spaces for phase one. Cost is $35/month, $2/hour or $5/day, effective 1 January 2017. Monthly and day parking passes will be available for purchase from Impark, …

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Nominate a deserving individual before March 18

– It’s time to nominate your deserving colleagues for a Celebrating Excellence Award. These awards are the DM/CDS level awards given to recognize the exceptional work of the Defence Team. Award categories include: The Deputy Minister Award for Excellence; The DM/CDS Renewal Award; The DM/CDS Innovation Award; The Deputy Minister Emerging Leader Award; The Deputy Minister …

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Defence rated one of “Canada’s Best Employers” for 2016

– The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces has been rated as one of “Canada’s Best Employers 2016”, according to an independent survey conducted by Forbes magazine. The survey was conducted anonymously among a sample of 8000 people representative of the Canadian workforce in large organizations with more than 500 employees in all …

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On-the-Job-Experiences like no other for officer cadets

–   More than 600 Royal Military College officer cadets enjoyed great professional development opportunities this summer. Splitting the 14 weeks of basic training into two summer sessions, Military Personal Generation now provides officer cadets with short-term On-the-Job-Experiences (OJEs) to further develop leadership skills and immerse them in new environments like never before. “The aim to …

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New common competency dictionary developed for performance appraisals

–   Most employees feel reassured when they have a clear sense of what their supervisors and managers expect from them in terms of performance, behaviours, and work attitudes. Clearly laying out expectations can demonstrate an organization’s commitment towards its employees, especially when this is accompanied by steps to ensure everyone has the competencies they need …

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Empowering the Delivery of Modern Training and Education

– There is something new on the information technology horizon that will have a positive impact all Defence Team members through new and updated training and education applications. Defence Learning Network (DLN) 2.0, a significant upgrade with over 800 new features, is the cornerstone of Individual Training and Education (IT&E) modernization . modernization and Civilian Learning …

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