NEWS BRIEFS: CANADA
1 June 2016
Four warships, several aircraft and more than 1,500 Canadian sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen will participate in the United States Navy-led Exercise Rim of the Pacific from June 30 to August 4, 2016, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
31 May 2016 (National Post)
Veterans Affairs is acknowledging another case where the confidential files of a Canadian veteran were accessed, without consent, by an employee of the Royal Canadian Legion.
31 May 2016
The Canadian Armed Forces Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic will conduct diver training for Caribbean partner nations from May 30 to June 18, 2016, as part of Canada’s participation in Exercise Tradewinds 16.
25 May 2016
Defence Minister Sajjan hosted an informative roundtable meeting with key stakeholders in Yellowknife yesterday as part of public consultations to inform a new defence policy for Canada.
20 May 2016
Forty Canadian Rangers and ten Ranger instructors from the five Canadian Ranger Patrol Groups (CRPGs) will participate in a pilot Canadian Ranger Patrol Leader (CRPL) course, which will be held at Farnham Garrison, Quebec, from May 21 to 28, 2016.
19 May 2016
As part of contributions to the operational readiness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), over 6000 CAF personnel will participate in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2016, the Canadian Army’s largest and most complex training event of the year.
13 May 2016
Canadian military aircraft will begin returning to their home bases after provincial authorities in Alberta assessed that they no longer required Canadian Armed Forces air assets to support provincial resources in responding to the wildfires in Fort McMurray.
13 May 2016
Over one hundred Canadian Army (CA) Reservists serving with 36 and 37 Canadian Brigade Groups will conduct training throughout the Atlantic Provinces from May 13 to 15, 2016.
9 May 2016
A CH-147F Chinook helicopter delivered 8,200 pounds of food, water, and other sundries to Fort McKay First Nation yesterday as part of the Canadian Armed Forces’ ongoing support to the Province of Alberta in responding to the wildfires in Fort McMurray.
5 May 2016
A 28-member Canadian team, including five members of the Canadian Armed Forces and 23 veterans, has travelled to Orlando, Florida, to compete in the 2016 Invictus Games.