FRONTLINE NEWS PORTAL
13 October 2016
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan this week attended the 12th biennial Conference of Defence Ministers of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, a conference that provides a unique forum for defence ministers in the hemisphere to share ideas and experiences regarding regional defence and security issues.
12 October 2016 (Ottawa Citizen)
A joint rescue operation was conducted on Monday involving the RCAF’s 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron and various civilian agencies after a plane crashed north of Anahim Lake, BC.
12 October 2016
Key operations and logistics staff from the Canadian Army headquarters are hosting the bi-annual Combined Army Conference this week in Ottawa to discuss force generation and sustainment strategy for the Army’s operational commitments and training activities.
11 October 2016
The Canadian Armed Forces’ Judge Advocate General (JAG) is launching consultations with Canadians as part of the ongoing comprehensive review of the court martial system.
7 October 2016
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
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.
29 September 2016 (The Globe and Mail)
A Liberal MP says Canada and Russia will hold a joint conference on Arctic co-operation next month in Ottawa, despite differences over Syria and Ukraine.
28 September 2016
Dr. James A. Boutilier has been chosen as the 2016 Vimy Award recipient. This prestigious award is presented annually to a prominent Canadian who has made outstanding contributions towards the security and defence of Canada and the preservation of democratic values.
27 September 2016
The Canadian Forces Provost Marshal Brigadier-General Robert Delaney today officially announced the establishment of a new 18-member team dedicated to supporting the investigation of criminal sexual offences throughout the Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence.
23 September 2016
Armoured fighting vehicle crews from five countries, including 186 Canadian soldiers, will participate in Exercise WORTHINGTON CHALLENGE 2016 from September 23 to 30. The exercise, which has a competitive flavour, will be hosted by the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown in New Brunswick.
19 September 2016
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons from across Canada are participating in their annual National Search and Rescue Exercise, SAREX 2016, from September 18 to 24, 2016, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
18 September 2016
Today, over 23,000 participants ran, walked and rolled through the National Capital Region in the 9th annual Canada Army Run, presented by BMO. During the race, Canadian Armed Forces personnel and ill and injured soldiers were accompanied by participants of all ages and abilities.