DND NEWS
10 April 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Originally announced in June 2017, IDEaS will invest $1.6 billion into Canada’s innovation community over the next 20 years. Through IDEaS, DND will reach out to Canada’s most innovative and creative minds, whether they are inventors, academics in university labs, or scientists in small and major corporations.
22 March 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
HMCS Chicoutimi has returned to CFB Esquimalt, B.C. after a 197-day deployment in the Asia-Pacific region, marking a historic milestone for the Royal Canadian Navy submarine fleet after a nearly 50-year absence from the region.
28 February 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Feb. 28 that a commitment of “more than $750 million” to enhanced cybersecurity, announced the previous day in the Liberal government’s third budget, is among “the early steps towards making sure that Canadians are protected” by a suite of federal agencies. 
28 February 2018   (KEN POLE)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is optimistic that companies in the Canadian defence and aerospace sectors can do more business with India, which has one of the largest standing military forces in the world.
26 February 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Canadian Army Reserve soldiers will participate in winter survival training with the United States’ Alaska National Guard in Fort Greely, Alaska as part of Exercise Arctic Eagle from February 25 to March 8, 2018.
20 February 2018
Colonel Bruce MacGregor, Director of Military Prosecutions, has announced the appointment of Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Poland as a Special Prosecutor to carry out military prosecution duties relating to the charges laid recently against the Chief Military Judge, Colonel Mario Dutil.
12 February 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
A notice of tender for 26 Marijuana Simulation Kits was posted on the Government of Canada's Buy and Sell web site on February 9th, with a close date of April 30 or sooner.
6 February 2018
Approximately 235 members from 4th Canadian Division, the Canadian Army in Ontario, will conduct Northern Exercise 2018 in and around Resolute, Nunavut from February 4 to 17, 2018.
31 January 2018
The Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence held multiple mental health awareness events across Canada today, in support of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign against stigma surrounding mental illness.
30 January 2018
Davie Shipbuilding and Federal Fleet Services announced that following an intensive period of at-sea trials and testing, Asterix has been formally accepted by the Department of National Defence and has now entered full operational service with the Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force.
24 January 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, announced $6 million per year in new funding to modernize the Military Family Services Program and provide additional support to military families.
18 January 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan welcomed the reappointment of the interim Chairperson and three new appointments to the Military Grievances External Review Committee (MGERC).
18 January 2018   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Charlottetown is being replaced by HMCS St. John’s on Operation Reassurance following a successful six-month deployment as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1).
29 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces announced the release of the annual Surgeon General’s Suicide Mortality Report for 2017. The report reflects the importance of taking stock of trends and occurrences of suicide in the CAF so that mental health programs and services can be better aligned to meet the needs of CAF members and their families.
27 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, PC, OMM, MSM, CD, MP, has appointed Mr. Paul Hindo as the next Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army. His appointment follows Honorary Colonel Blake Goldring’s tenure as Honorary Colonel of the Canadian Army for the past six years.
23 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, joined CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie, CFL alumni, RCMP members, Veterans and their families for a Grey Cup Meet and Greet event at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre.
21 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Canadian Armed Forces Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels deployed on Operation Caribbe in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea have been working hand-in-hand with the United States Coast Guard over the past several weeks to intercept and seize large quantities of illicit drugs.
20 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan wrapped up the 9th annual edition of the Halifax International Security Forum, where he highlighted Canadian security and defence priorities through discussions with Defence Ministers, the academic community, industry, and officials from across the globe.
6 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Government of Canada expresses gratitude and appreciation at the official Remembrance Day ceremony at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial near the village of Albert, in the Somme region of France.
6 November 2017   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Battle of Vimy Ridge proved to be a great triumph, but it came at a heavy cost. The Government of Canada held an official ceremony of remembrance at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France.

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