Three additional cannabis products soon to be legal: What you need to know

– The Government of Canada has announced the final regulations for the sale and production of three soon-to-be-legal cannabis products.

Summer Fire Safety

– Campfires, fireworks and barbeque grills are especially enjoyable during summer social gatherings. Those popular seasonal practices share one common essential element: fire. In that sense, …

The Importance of Training in Crew Readiness

– By Captain Annie Morin, Public Affairs Officer for Op CARIBBE To Note: On May 6, 2019, HMC Ships Yellowknife and Whitehorse completed their deployment on …

Military spouses play an important role in the Defence Team

– On June 13, 2019, the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, took time to recognize one individual whose choral contribution has been heard across Canada.

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The Importance of Training in Crew Readiness

– By Captain Annie Morin, Public Affairs Officer for Op CARIBBE To Note: On May 6, 2019, HMC Ships Yellowknife and Whitehorse completed their deployment on …

By the Book: Changing the Narrative of Female Integration in Armed Forces

– Dawnieca Palma, Canadian Joint Operations Command Public Affairs The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) is the largest UN …

Relationship-building is key for Civil-Military Cooperation specialists in the Caribbean

– By: Lt Suzanne Nogue, Public Affairs Officer Las Calderas Naval Station, Dominican RepublicKingston, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – The Caribbean is an area known …

HMCS Goose Bay collaborates with Caribbean partner navies during TRADEWINDS 19

– By: Sub-Lieutenant William Bélanger-Croteau, Deck Officer, HMCS Goose Bay Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Goose Bay and its crew departed Halifax late May 2019 to …

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Three additional cannabis products soon to be legal: What you need to know

– The Government of Canada has announced the final regulations for the sale and production of three soon-to-be-legal cannabis products.

#WhatMovesYou

– This July, on the heels of Warrior Games, Soldier On invites you to lead the #whatmovesyou challenge. As Canadians walk, run, cycle, paddle, golf, fish, …

Military spouses play an important role in the Defence Team

– On June 13, 2019, the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, took time to recognize one individual whose choral contribution has been heard across Canada.

Tributes to Corporal Nathan Hornburg, born on Father’s Day, keep his memory alive

– Corporal Nathan Hornburg was born on Father’s Day in 1983 – an event that made an already special day even more so for his father, Michael.

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DT News: the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, Recreation Month, and National Public Service Week

– A Canadian delegation travelled to Courseulles-sur-Mer, France for the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Royal Canadian Mint honours Canadians who landed at Juno Beach with a $2 circulation coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day

– The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a $2 circulation coin honouring the brave Canadians who, landing in Normandy, France 75 years ago, helped establish the Allied foothold that would lead to the liberation of Western Europe.

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Exhibition by Retired CAF Member Tells Poignant Stories of “LGBT Purge” Survivors

– An art exhibition by WO (Ret’d) Christine Potvin, recently displayed at the School of The Photographic Art Ottawa (SPAO), tells the stories of 14 CAF survivors of the “LGBT Purge,” a dark period during which LGBTQ2 Canadians serving in the public service, the military or the RCMP were unfairly targeted by federal policies due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

– D-Day, and the ensuing Battle of Normandy, was one of Canada’s most significant military engagements of the 20th century. The 75th anniversary of this struggle is a time for us to recognize and remember the more than 90,000 Canadian soldiers who volunteered to serve our country and saw action in the Normandy campaign.

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Tributes to Corporal Nathan Hornburg, born on Father’s Day, keep his memory alive

– Corporal Nathan Hornburg was born on Father’s Day in 1983 – an event that made an already special day even more so for his father, Michael.

Canadian Rangers working long hours in Pikangikum fire evacuation

– The Canadian Rangers of Pikangikum First Nation are receiving accolades for their role in helping their remote Northern Ontario community evacuate as it is threatened by a major forest fire.

Exercise MAROON CHEF 2019

– To highlight the Cook trade, six teams, each made up of one member of the Defence Team, and one Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) culinary student, came together this past April for a cook-off in six Mobile Kitchen Trailers, (MKT).

Being a Canadian ranger instructor is a unique job in the military

– A few years ago the Canadian Armed Forces had a recruiting slogan that said “there’s no life like it.” For Sergeant Eric Scott, a new Canadian Ranger instructor with the 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (3 CRPG), which commands the Rangers of the Far North of Ontario, the slogan still rings true.

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Summer Fire Safety

– Campfires, fireworks and barbeque grills are especially enjoyable during summer social gatherings. Those popular seasonal practices share one common essential element: fire. In that sense, …

Initiatives launched to retain and increase RCAF personnel experience levels

– In June 2019, programs were launched to ensure the continuing health of the RCAF and our ability to achieve mission success. These initiatives are vital in the face of an unprecedented level of global competition for the skills of pilots, technicians, highly trained aviation specialists, and support personnel.

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DT News: Exercise TRADEWINDS 2019 and the HR-Go mobile app

– The U.S.-led land and maritime exercise focused on strengthening safety and security in Caribbean regions like the Dominican Republic, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Defence Team: Send in your Pride 2019 photos

– The LGBTQ2 community takes part in Pride Month, celebrating sexual diversity and equal rights, as well as focusing awareness on the issues faced by those within their community. Parades and other community events take place throughout the summer.

60 Seconds with Maj Daniel Legault, Commandant of the Chief Warrant Officer Robert Osside Profession of Arms Institute

– Maj Legault answered as many randomly drawn questions as he could in 60 seconds.

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Thank you message from the DM and the CDS on the closing of the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign

– When the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) got underway in September we challenged the Defence Team to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in support of those who need it most…

Making diversity fashionable in support of NDWCC

– To show their support for the 2018 National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC), Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) and Canadian Defence Academy (CDA), held their second annual fashion show in November 2018 to share the rich cultural diversity of the School.

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