DND NEWS
11 April 2019
Boarding team from HMCS Regina has seized 2,569 kilograms of hashish while deployed in the Indian Ocean as part of Operation Artemis, which is Canada's contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters.
9 April 2019
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, today issued a statement to commemorate Vimy Ridge Day.
18 March 2019
The Department of National Defence has announced the award of an in-service support (ISS) contract to help maintain and strengthen the communications and information systems the Canadian Army depends on to inform and direct land operations.
18 March 2019
The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is extending Operation IMPACT, the Canadian Armed Forces contribution to the Global Coalition and the NATO mission in Iraq, until the end of March 2021.
14 March 2019
The Department of National Defence announced today the award of an in-service support (ISS) contract to help maintain and strengthen the communications and information systems the Canadian Army depends on to inform and direct land operations.
11 March 2019
Today, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, visited members of the Canadian Armed Forces at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown to observe the new logistics trucks that have been delivered to the base.
5 March 2019   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, announced the list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)
22 February 2019
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Kingston and Shawinigan, both Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDVs), are set to arrive in West Africa on 23 February. The ships departed from Halifax in January 2019 and have now completed their trans-Atlantic crossing, arriving in the Gulf of Guinea region of West Africa to conduct Operation PROJECTION West Africa.
21 February 2019
Yesterday, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged a member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) with drug-related offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).
19 February 2019   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The inspection of a dental clinic in Kingston, where a number of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) patients have been treated, has identified improper cleaning and sterilization of dental instruments, which could result in blood-borne infections like Hepatitis and HIV. While no such infections have been reported and the risk is considered low, the Surgeon General is taking precautions to ensure the health and safety of these CAF members.
14 February 2019   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, issued a CANFORGEN announcing the list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements that will occur in 2019.
4 February 2019
The Department of National Defence is investing in defence research and development to produce innovative solutions to surveillance challenges facing the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF), particularly in Canada’s North.
30 January 2019
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Department of National Defence (DND) participated in a panel discussion for Bell Let’s Talk Day at the Canadian Forces Base Halifax.
13 December 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Lockheed Martin Canada and L3 MAS announced they have joined forces to offer a military aircrew training solution for DND's Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) project.
28 November 2018
Treasury Board has approved a pay increase for General Officers, Flag Officers, Colonels and Captains (Navy), and legal officers. This follows pay increases for lower ranks that was announced in July 2017.
21 November 2018
Following the tabling of the Auditor General’s report on Canada’s fighter force, the defence minister has issued a statement saying that his department and the Canadian Armed Forces are taking several steps to address both the report’s recommendations, and the broader concerns around the fighter force.
19 November 2018
The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, addressed NATO parliamentarians in Halifax today. Canada has been hosting the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's 64th Annual Session which kicked off on Friday 16th and wraps up today in Halifax.
19 November 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Members of the Royal Canadian Air Force begin participation in CRUZEX FLIGHT 18, a multinational exercise hosted by the Brazilian Air Force.
2 November 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Sajjan today announced that the Royal Canadian Navy will receive a sixth Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship from Irving Shipyards. The Government of Canada is acquiring the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to bolster the Royal Canadian Navy’s capabilities while equipping its women and men with versatile and reliable vessels to complete their vital missions, he said.
2 October 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Members of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command and the RCAF will conduct a military training event at the Uplands site of Canadian Forces Support Unit (Ottawa) on October 3, 2018. Residents can expect increased noise and low-level flying of CH-146 Griffon and CH-147F Chinook helicopters during this training.

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