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Regina Leader-Post

HMCS Regina sailors to display world's largest Riders flag | Regina ...
Regina Leader-Post
HMCS Regina sailors arecurrently in town on a namesake city visit and will spend some of their Saturday displaying the world's largest Roughriders flag.

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Victoria Lookout

Sailors deploy for HeroWork at Anawim House
Victoria Lookout
For the next three weekends personnel from HMCS Calgary will roll up their sleeves for a renovation project to benefit our community's financially disadvantaged. Sailors from the Esquimalt-based, Halifax-class frigate will donate their spare time to ...


Globalnews.ca

Canadian frigate on aid mission prepared to relocate due to Hurricane Maria
Globalnews.ca
HMCS St. John's departs Norfolk Naval Base on Operation RENAISSANCE for hurricane Irma relief on September 12, 2017. MCpl Chris Ringius/ Canadian Armed Forces. X. - A A +. Listen. A Royal Canadian Navy frigate on station at the Turks and Caicos ...

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CTV News

Crew of HMCS St. John's keeping an eye on Maria as they assist in the Caribbean
CTV News
The commanding officer of a Halifax-based navy frigate is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Maria as his crew lends a hand in the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma. HMCS St. John's is in Turks and Caicos, where its crew is helping with cleanup efforts ...

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Canadian frigate in Caribbean seeks safe site as Hurricane Maria nears
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
HMCS St. John's and its 220 crew members are being forced to leave a humanitarian mission in Turks and Caicos as another hurricane approaches the already devastated Caribbean islands. Hurricane Maria, following on the path of Hurricanes Irma and ...

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HMCS St. John's provides supplies to Turks and Caicos after hurricane Irma
Cape Breton Post
HMCS St. John's provides supplies to Turks and Caicos after hurricane Irma. The Canadian Press Published on September 19, 2017. Share on Google+. HALIFAX — The crew of HMCS St. John's is helping deliver supplies and clear debris in the Caribbean ...

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Globalnews.ca

Canadian sailors lend a hand in Turks and Caicos as part of Hurricane Irma relief
Globalnews.ca
The crew of HMCS St. John's is lending a hand in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The crew of the Halifax-based frigate is now in the Turks and Caicos islands clearing debris and providing supplies to the islands, which are still recovering from Hurricane Irma.

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Victoria Lookout

Galley Wars at Fleet Week earns ship chefs top trophy
Victoria Lookout
Just before the September long weekend HMCS Ottawa set sail for Los Angeles Fleet Week. Under the guidance of the new Commanding Officer, Commander Alex Barlow, ship and crew sailed down the west coast to southern California. Accompanied by ...


Al-Bawaba

HMCs Home Healthcare Service Provides Education to Families of Stroke Patients
Al-Bawaba
A multidisciplinary group of educators from Hamad Medical Corporation's Home Healthcare Service (HCCS) recently hosted a workshop for family members who care for patients who have experienced a stroke. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the ...

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Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Stone naval frigate in central Edmonton trains next generation of sailors
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
It's all hands on deck this weekend as Alberta sailors prepare for their annual awards ceremony and the launch of their fall recruitment drive at HMCS Nonsuch. It's a job they've been doing in landlocked Edmonton since 1923. "During WWII, centres like ...


Statement - Establishment of a closing date for the Canadian Surface Combatant Request for Proposals
Markets Insider
OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Through the National Shipbuilding Strategy, the Government of Canada is providing the women and men of the Royal Canadian Navy with the equipment they need to do their work, while creating new jobs, and generating ...


Ottawa Citizen

Chris Henderson named new head of DND public affairs – former RCN officer back at NDHQ
Ottawa Citizen
The Oak Bay High alumnus and former Royal Canadian Navy officer served as a public affairs for some 20 years (see the photo above, taken in 1995 in Bosnia. I'm on the left, Henderson is on the right). In 2007, Henderson was appointed as DG, Public ...


Toronto Star

Invictus Game flag tour arrives in Toronto
Toronto Star
Invictus Game flag tour arrives in Toronto. Mac Joyner, a Royal Canadian Air Force veteran of the Second World War and Richard Ratcliffe, a Royal Canadian Navy veteran of the Korean War, joined Vanwart as veteran bearers of the Invictus Flag Thursday.

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This war hero was forgotten in Canada and portrayed as a Brit in 'Dunkirk.' Now he's finally getting his due.
Washington Post
OTTAWA — Thanks to a historical oversight by Hollywood, a long-ignored Canadian war hero is finally getting the honor that eluded him for 77 years. Canada's national parks service on Thursday is unveiling a memorial plaque in Montreal for Cmdr. J.

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Saanich News

Victoria plaintiffs part of national lawsuit against Canadian Armed Forces
Saanich News
Peffers was a 24-year-old university graduate with a boatload of debt, looking for a steady job with good pay and health benefits when she enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in 2008. “Growing up, you learn about current events and about the world and ...

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Goldstream News Gazette (registration)

Demo blasts scheduled for Bentinck Island off Metchosin
Goldstream News Gazette (registration)
Bentinck Island will be in use for terrestrial demolition by the Department of National Defence and the Royal Canadian Navy from Sept. 25 to 30. Local residents will likely be unaware of the activities unless the temperature, humidity or wind direction ...

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CHEK

Navy responds to whale watchers' concerns about demolition exercises
CHEK
The Royal Canadian Navy is changing its procedures in response to concerns from whale watchers about the effect of its demolition exercises on nearby whale populations. Since the last incident on August 31, the navy has increased its safety radius from ...

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Globalnews.ca

Canadian frigate on aid mission prepared to relocate due to Hurricane Maria
Globalnews.ca
A Royal Canadian Navy frigate on station at the Turks and Caicos islands won't be taking chances if Hurricane Maria arrives at their already storm-battered location — they're ready to take action and avoid the incoming storm. HMCS St. John's is ...

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Victoria Lookout

Rare achievement – 42 years of service
Victoria Lookout
... served at sea in 13 ships of the Royal Canadian Navy and in one Italian ship visiting Canada during the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Navy. He served ashore as the MARPAC Flag Lieutenant and CFB Esquimalt Base Information/Public Affairs Officer.


Victoria Lookout

Clearance divers in Sweden for EOD training exercise
Victoria Lookout
Nine Clearance Divers from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) have travelled to Sweden to participate in an 11-nation training exercise focused on Explosive Ordnance Disposal. The navy's bomb disposal specialists are taking part in North Coast (NOCO), ...