Fire displaces veteran family

– Two military veterans and their families were displaced last week when a fire gutted their Langford home.

The Deputy Minister’s Vlog – 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act with Acting Director Official Languages Paul Forget

– September 12th is Linguistic Duality Day. And this year, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. We can take that as an opportunity to renew our commitment to linguistic duality within the Defence Team.

Free food, fun at MFRC Hockey fundraiser

– In a show of support for military families and the defence community, Babcock Canada has united with the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre for a special fundraising hockey game.

World Suicide Prevention Day – Working together to prevent suicide

– Every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is held on September 10th.  Launched in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day aims to raise awareness and encourage discussion around suicide prevention, by promoting health-related programs from around the world.

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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 …

Bicyclists Join the CJOC HQ Ride

– Dawnieca Palma, CJOC PA Lined up along the front of 1600 Star Top, spoke-to-spoke, riders are getting ready for the start of the Canadian Joint …

Canadian Lieutenant-General Eyre is honoured with a Korean name

– June 4, 2019 United Nations Command (UNC) Deputy Commander, Lieutenant-General (LGen) Wayne Eyre received an honourary Korean name from the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship …

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 …

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60 Seconds with Sgt Matthew Ramsay, Instructor and Linguist on Operation UNIFIER

– Good afternoon. My name is Sgt Matthew Ramsay of the Black Watch Royal Highland Regiment of Canada. I’m here in Ukraine on Op UNIFIER as an instructor and linguist. Here to do the 60 Seconds Challenge.

Fire displaces veteran family

– Two military veterans and their families were displaced last week when a fire gutted their Langford home.

The Deputy Minister’s Vlog – 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act with Acting Director Official Languages Paul Forget

– September 12th is Linguistic Duality Day. And this year, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. We can take that as an opportunity to renew our commitment to linguistic duality within the Defence Team.

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.

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

– When 95-year-old Second World War veteran Russell Kaye set foot on Juno Beach for his first time since D-Day, he wasn’t making his steps in its dark brown sand alone.

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.

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The Deputy Minister’s Vlog – 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act with Acting Director Official Languages Paul Forget

– September 12th is Linguistic Duality Day. And this year, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. We can take that as an opportunity to renew our commitment to linguistic duality within the Defence Team.

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

– August 9 marks the 37th International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The 2019 theme is Indigenous Peoples’ Languages. The clever use of Indigenous languages to create an unbreakable secret code played a vital role in the victory of the Allies in the Second World Wa

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Fire displaces veteran family

– Two military veterans and their families were displaced last week when a fire gutted their Langford home.

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.

Sable Island trips highlight strong relationship between RCN, Parks Canada

– Sable Island National Park Reserve (NPR) is a unique location that few Canadians get the opportunity to visit. The 45-kilometre long sliver of sand dune sits about 160km off of Nova Scotia – it’s dangerous to sail to, aircraft can only land directly on the sand, and private tours can be difficult and costly to arrange.

Keeping a naval tradition alive

– Being a boatswain demands a lot from an individual. Attention to detail, teamwork and physicality are all part of the job. However, one aspect of the trade remains integral but often taken for granted…rope work!

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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 …

General Safety Training Promotion Month

– Safety is a crucial component of every workforce and it is important for employers and employees to acknowledge its significance in order to promote safe …

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DT News: National Defence now has a Data Strategy, and Linguistic Duality Day is taking place tomorrow!

– National Defence now has a Data Strategy that will support modernization efforts and key objectives identified in Canada’s defence policy.

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.

60 Seconds with Lieutenant-Commander Drew Foran, Commanding officer of HMCS Oriole on the 2019 Great Lakes Deployment

– Hi, my name is Lieutenant-Commander Drew Foran. I’m the commanding officer of HMCS Oriole, the oldest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy and the longest serving commissioned ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, and this is the 60 Seconds Challenge. You ready? And go!

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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.

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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