17 June 2019
Commodore Josée Kurtz of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) officially assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2), from Commodore Boudewijn Boots of the Royal Netherlands Navy, during a change of command ceremony held in Souda Bay on the Greek island of Crete over the weekend.
10 June 2019
Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd turns over command of the RCN to Vice-Admiral Art McDonald in Halifax during a Change of Command ceremony presided over by General Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff.
4 June 2019
NORAD is conducting air defence exercise flights along the Pacific coast and over the states of Colorado and Nebraska today.
6 May 2019
Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier, Commander of the Canadian Army, and Chief Warrant Officer Stu Hartnell, the Canadian Army Sergeant-Major, concluded a visit to soldiers deployed on Operation Presence in Mali and Operation Reassurance in Latvia.
3 May 2019
The Head of Mission for Team Canada, Brigadier-General Mark Misener, announced the 39 athletes who will represent Canada at the 2019 US Warrior Games from June 21 to 30 in Tampa, Florida.
30 April 2019
The Government of Canada has awarded a $102 million contract to Ocean Industries Inc., from Isle‑aux-Coudres, Quebec, for the acquisition of four tugs. These new tugs will provide towing, firefighting and other critical support services to both the Atlantic and Pacific Maritime Forces.
25 April 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 has renewed Operation CALUMET, the Canadian Armed Forces contribution to the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai Peninsula, until March 31, 2022.
23 April 2019
The revised Physical Performance Strategy for members of the Canadian Armed Forces was announced today by the CDS. The strategy helps to promote a culture of fitness and improve the physical performance within the CAF.
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.