11 January 2017
Seaspan has announced the appointment of Paul Hilder to Vice President, Marine Operations. As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Paul is ultimately accountable for overseeing the operational efficiency and safety of all vessels and marine crews.
17 October 2016
The Royal Canadian Navy has sent HMCS Vancouver to assist the people of New Zealand affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island on November 14.
14 October 2016
The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has issued a statement acknowledging the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction.
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.
18 September 2016
Airbus Defence and Space is designing and building a new constellation of optical satellites, comprising four identical and very agile sensors delivering very high-resolution imagery. The highly responsive dual VHR constellation will offer state-of-the art service to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery user’s community for the next decade.
14 September 2016
First Airbus C295W for Brazilian Air Force Search and Rescue missions makes its maiden flight. This is very similar to the aircraft offered for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Project.
15 August 2016
A wildfire in the hills of the Deodoro Region in Rio de Janeiro has raised some concerns for the Olympics. As the winds have been gaining strength, a close eye needs to be kept on this fire.
29 July 2016
The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has signed an MOU with Luxembourg to proceed with the acquisition of a pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) aircraft. The fleet will be NATO property NATO.
22 July 2016   (CNN)
At least one shooter is still on the loose after a shooting inside a McDonald's at Munich's Olympia shopping mall Friday, police spokeswoman Claudia Küntzel said. "There could be several dead and one or even several shooters are on the loose." The shooting happened around 5:50 p.m. (11:50 a.m. ET).
21 July 2016
The video shows a (large black) man lying on his back in the street, holding his hands in the air. "All he has is a toy truck," the man shouts, worried that the police may harm his autistic (white male) patient who had run away from the group. "I am a behavior therapist at a group home." Inexplicably, the caregiver is shot in the leg by police as he lays on the pavement with his patient sitting at his feet (like a protective puppy).