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Canada's defence minister visits Western Naval Command
Daily News & Analysis
HMCS Winnipeg will visit India in mid May 2017 and will carry out professional interaction and Passage Exercise with Indian ships, the spokesperson said. "The minister also visited the Indian Navy's indigenous guided missile destroyer, INS Kochi. He ...

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Times Colonist

HMCS Saskatoon on way home after derailing cocaine shipments
Times Colonist
HMCS Saskatoon arrives in Esquimalt Harbor, B.C., sailing past Fisgard Lighthouse, in an undated DND handout photo. The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of a Canadian navy vessel, says it has made a massive cocaine bust in international waters.

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Ottawa Citizen

HMCS Saskatoon joins forces with U.S. Coast Guard in cocaine bust
Ottawa Citizen
HMCS Saskatoon was vectored to intercept the panga-style fishing vessel and launched a rigid hulled inflatable boat with an embarked USCG Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) to board the vessel of interest. The panga-style vessel was investigated by ...

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Globalnews.ca

HMCS Saskatoon makes another massive cocaine bust
Globalnews.ca
The executive officer of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Saskatoon, Lt. (Navy) Christopher Shook and a crewmember move bales of cocaine into a net for transfer to United States Coast Guard custody on April 8, 2017 after an interdiction on April 6, 2017 ...

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CTV Vancouver Island

HMCS Saskatoon seizes 464 kilograms of cocaine
CTV Vancouver Island
A CFB Esquimalt navy ship seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine off the coast of central America and helped in the disruption of two drug shipments this month. HMCS Saskatoon and the US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment were dispatched ...

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The Swazi Observer

Warders' staff association leader quits after verbal assault by COMGEN Mzuthini
The Swazi Observer
Barely a week after making blistering submissions against the Commissioner General Mzuthini Ntshangase in parliament, His Majesty's Correctional Services (HMCS) Staff Association is man down following the resignation of the Vice-Chairperson Senior ...


Ottawa Citizen

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to be the sponsor of HMCS Harry DeWolf, lead Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship
Ottawa Citizen
The names of five of six Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships have been announced to date. Each one is named after Canadian naval heroes: HMCS Harry DeWolf, HMCS Margaret Brooke, HMCS Max Bernays, HMCS William Hall, and HMCS Frédérick Rolette.


Victoria Lookout

Halifax base changes leadership
Victoria Lookout
From left: Outgoing CFB Halifax Base Commander Capt(N) Chris Sutherland, RAdm John Newton, and incoming Base Commander Capt(N) Paul Forget sign documents at the Change of Command ceremony held at HMCS Scotian on March 31. Photo by Cpl ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca

VIDEO: Anti-piracy effort complete
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Two Royal Canadian Navy ships are heading home to Halifax after completing a 12-day anti-piracy exercise last week titled Obangame Express 17 in Africa's Gulf of Guinea. Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Summerside and her sister vessel HMCS Moncton ...

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The Guardian

HMCS Charlottetown commanding officer pays visit to city hall
The Guardian
Commander Jeff Hutt, the new Commanding Officer of HMCS Charlottetown and Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Barry Eady made a courtesy visit to City Hall today (Tuesday, April 4). From left: Commander Jeff Hutt, HMCS Charlottetown; Charlottetown Mayor ...


Edmonton Sun

Bike ride to raise funds for charity and awareness of Royal ...
Edmonton Sun
Dozens of cyclists ignored flurries and slush to take part in the first annual Navy Bike Ride in Edmonton on Saturday.The event, which started near the Ortona ...

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Times Colonist

HMCS Saskatoon on way home after derailing cocaine shipments
Times Colonist
HMCS Saskatoon arrives in Esquimalt Harbor, B.C., sailing past Fisgard Lighthouse, in an undated DND handout photo. The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of a Canadian navy vessel, says it has made a massive cocaine bust in international waters.

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Ottawa Citizen

HMCS Saskatoon joins forces with U.S. Coast Guard in cocaine bust
Ottawa Citizen
The Royal Canadian Navy announced the drug bust on Friday. Additionally, HMCS Saskatoon assisted the US Coast Guard in the disruption of two drug shipments on April 13 and 14, in international waters in the eastern Pacific. More details from the RCN:.

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The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy to perform last Sunday Serenade concert in 11th season
BCLocalNews
If Dixieland, Ragtime or Swing is your thing then you don't want to miss Fairwater Brass. St. Mary's Church is hosting the brass quintet of the Royal Canadian Navy's Naden Band April 23 at 2:30 p.m.. This concert will be the last Sunday Serenade ...


Vauxhall Advance (blog)

Leader of Canadian navy will be special guest at cadet 75th birthday
Vauxhall Advance (blog)
(File Photo) CADET ALUMNI: Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd, commander of the Royal Canadian Navy and 225 Royal Cadet Air Squadron alumni, will be the guest of honour at the air cadet's 75th anniversary celebrations in Taber on May 6.

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Navy member sentenced for harassment, inappropriate comments in Sydney
Local Xpress
A member of the Royal Canadian Navy has been reprimanded for four charges related to conduct contrary to good order and discipline. Navy Lt. James Clark was also fined $2,000. He pleaded guilty Feb. 22 at a court martial in Sydney for offences related ...

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Radio Canada International

Prime minister's wife to sponsor Arctic patrol ship
Radio Canada International
Some traditions die hard in the Royal Canadian Navy and having famous women name and sponsor new ships is one of them. The navy has announced that the prime minister's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has agreed to sponsor the lead ship in a new ...

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Ottawa Citizen

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to be the sponsor of HMCS Harry DeWolf, lead Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship
Ottawa Citizen
The Royal Canadian Navy asked Grégoire Trudeau to be the sponsor of the ship. The function of a sponsor is to be part of the naming of a ship, typically breaking a bottle of champagne across the ship's bow during its naming or launching ceremony.


TheChronicleHerald.ca

VIDEO: Anti-piracy effort complete
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Two Royal Canadian Navy ships are heading home to Halifax after completing a 12-day anti-piracy exercise last week titled Obangame Express 17 in Africa's Gulf of Guinea. Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Summerside and her sister vessel HMCS Moncton ...

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The Globe and Mail

Irving rejects allegations of meddling in contract at question in RCMP Norman probe
The Globe and Mail
It was a massive deal, worth $667-million, to refit a vessel for the Canadian navy to use as a temporary supply ship. “They are being unbelievably selfish,” Vice-Adm. Norman wrote of Irving Shipbuilding in a November, 2015, e-mail to a friend. “They ...