DND NEWS
7 October 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The ministers of Foreign Affairs, International Development and La Francophonie, and National Defence have announced that the Government of Canada has deployed the Canadian Disaster Assessment Team (CDAT) to Haiti and set aside up to $3 million as an initial humanitarian response for those in Haiti and other countries in the region affected by Hurricane Matthew.
6 October 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Over the next two days, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Brandon, Edmonton and Kingston are departing to participate in Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean.
22 September 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Department of National Defence (DND), through Defence Construction Canada, has issued a tender that will mark the beginning of the second phase of a major project to replace the two main operational berthing facilities for Royal Canadian Navy ships at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt in British Columbia.
23 August 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
In Memoriam; Who’s Where in Industry and DND; and Change of Commands in the Canadian Armed Forces.
2 August 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan today announced the conclusion of public consultations on the future of Canada’s defence policy, the largest such effort in more than 20 years.
17 July 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
DND is confirming that at approximately 1:50 p.m. MDT, a T-28 Trojan crashed during a performance at the Cold Lake Air Show. Pilot Bruce Evans (59), an experienced pilot and president of an aerial survey company, was killed on impact.
28 June 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Sajjan has announced $38 million in funding to improve critical infrastructure and training facilities at the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, the bulk of which is for training facilities for identifying and disposing of improvised explosive devices and other explosive ordnance.
23 June 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy from Vice-Admiral Mark Norman this morning in a formal change of command ceremony presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff.
6 June 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to grow our economy by making significant new investments in green infrastructure and clean technologies, the Department of National Defence has launched a new Energy Performance Contract program to enhance the energy efficiency of Canadian Armed Forces bases across Canada.
25 May 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
DND has awarded Meggitt Target Systems a five-year Standing Offer, worth up to $35 million, for surface and aerial target systems (with provisions for two additional years).
29 April 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) this week tested a modernized parachute that could be used in the CT-114 Tutor.
28 April 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Civilian and military first responders from Simcoe County will converge on Canadian Forces Base Borden on Sunday, May 1, 2016, to participate in a joint mass casualty exercise as part of Exercise STOP, DROP AND ROLL, a simulated response to an air show accident.
24 April 2016   (ARMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS)
More than six decades after the Battle of Kapyong, a young Korean immigrant was inspired to join the Canadian Army (CA).
18 April 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, has announced a new initiative to broaden engagement with Veterans' stakeholders, a move than the government hopes will improve transparency and support consultation to address important Veterans’ issues.
13 April 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Canadian Armed Forces inquiry has found "no evidence" to support allegations of sexually assaulted young boys despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
17 February 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Canada’s shipbuilding industry is concerned over reports that the federal government is not ruling out leasing foreign-built tugboats and fireboats rather than build replacements for the Royal Canadian Navy at home.
28 January 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Summerside departed Halifax today to participate on Operation CARIBBE 2016, marking the start of Canada’s 10th year of contributions to Op MARTILLO - the multinational campaign against transnational criminal organizations in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean.
22 January 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and RCN Commander VAdm Mark Norman each issued statements yesterday on the passing of naval hero Lieutenant Commander (ret’d) Margaret Brooke, MBE, PhD.
19 January 2016   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, has announced the initial list of Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions and retirements that will occur in 2016.
18 December 2015   (FRONTLINE NEWS)
The Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan, issued a statement yesterday about Canadian Special Operations Forces assistance to Kurdish Security Forces in response to a coordinated attack by ISIL forces in Northern Iraq.

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