Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

– A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.

Engaging with Canadians at the Canadian National Exhibition

– Every year, when the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) rolls into town, it is a signal to most Torontonians that the end of summer is fast approaching.  For the CAF, however, the start of the CNE marks the beginning of our largest outreach opportunity to engage with Canadians.  The CAF display at the CNE, a signature engagement event, is always a top draw for visitors to Canada’s largest annual fair.

Uniform, camouflage and equipment modernization process marches on

– Some 600 soldiers at 4th Canadian Division Support Base (4 CDSB) Petawawa will soon be standing out as they help the Canadian Armed Forces test a new Canadian Disruptive Pattern (CADPAT) to help select a replacement camouflage for the current iconic woodland and arid CADPAT patterns.

Parliament Hill was 19th century military headquarters for Rideau Canal construction

– Although Parliament Hill may now bring to mind the Parliament Buildings, the Peace Tower, the Changing of the Guard ceremony and the Canada Day fireworks, it was once called Barrack Hill and was the headquarters for the construction of the Rideau Canal.

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.

‘People are the most important thing,’ says new Army Commander

– Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre had only just taken command of Military Personnel Command (and gone back to first finish up a tour in South Korea) in the summer of 2019 when he got the call to step into the role of Commander Canadian Army on August 20. As he says in the following interview, such sudden changes are a regular part of military life.

Grief, gratitude expressed in Kandahar Cenotaph rededication

‘Together we will stand strong,’ says new Commander Canadian Army

Canada’s Indigenous soldiers wove unbreakable wartime code with native languages

Emotional moment at Juno Beach for 95-year-old Veteran and Battlefield cyclists

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