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Sierra Leone News: Canadian Navy visits National Museum and Zion Church
Awoko
On Thursday, March 23, the High Commissioner of Canada to Sierra Leone and members of the crew of HMCS Summerside, of the Royal Canadian Navy visited the National Museum in central Freetown. With traditional dance and drumming performances ...


The Advance

Queens County departments considering charging RJ MacIsaac for fire calls onboard recycled ships
The Advance
One of the large fires on board the former HMCS Protecteur which brought out four local volunteer fire departments to fight the blaze. Officials are now considering making the boat recycling company pay for fire calls after four fires in less than a year.

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Reservists training at Saanich range this Saturday
Times Colonist
Naval reservists from HMCS Malahat will be conducting firearms training at Heals Range in Saanich on Saturday. The 30 reservists will practise marksmanship and proficiency in small firearms at the range just west of Willis Point Road and Wallace Drive ...

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The Advance

Fire breaks out on Algonquin, fourth fire on RJ MacIsaac ships in Queens County dockyard less than a year
The Advance
A fire broke out on the former HMCS Algonquin, which is being recycled at Port Mersey Commercial Park by R.J. MacIsaac Ltd. This is the fourth fire to break out one a vessel that has been brought to Liverpool to be recycled by the Antigonish-based company.


Swaziland: Security Forces 'Not Under Control'
AllAfrica.com
The HMCS is responsible for the protection, incarceration, and rehabilitation of convicted persons and keeping order within HMCS institutions. HMCS personnel, however, routinely worked alongside police during protests and demonstrations. While the ...


Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Royal Canadian Navy visits Salone
Awoko
Lt.-Commander Nicole Robichaud is the first woman to captain a warship in the Royal Navy. She commands HMCS Moncton. She said, “It's no secret to becoming successful in this male dominated field. Self-determination, confidence, hard work, and learning ...

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The Swazi Observer

I paid E20 000 bribe – warder
The Swazi Observer
A warder has made a startling revelation to this newspaper about how she was made to pay a sum of E20 000 to secure a job at His Majesty's Correctional Services (HMCS). The warder, in an exclusive interview, has also raised her concern about the manner ...


Radio Canada International

Royal Canadian Navy: A fighting force still, or even protective?
Radio Canada International
Canada's navy recently retired its last destroyer. The HMCS Athabaskan, as a destroyer, is a medium-sized ship, and was specialized in combatting air threats. But what kind of navy does Canada now have? Is it a viable fighting force? Canada with three ...


Canadian Metalworking

Universal vise paired with pallet
Canadian Metalworking
Jergens has introduced its 125-mm vise and 96-mm Drop & Lock™ pallet as a combination for VMCs and HMCs. The new multiaxis, low-profile, self-centring vise features a compact footprint for broad use on quick-change pallet systems. The vise is ...


Victoria Lookout

Oriole sets sail for Canada 150 Celebrations
Victoria Lookout
An enthusiastic 20-person crew of tall ship HMCS Oriole has begun their historic voyage, setting sail for Canada 150 celebrations on the East Coast later this summer. The navy's 31-metre ambassadorial sailing ketch departed Esquimalt Harbour March 16, ...


Sierra Leone News: Canadian Navy visits National Museum and Zion Church
Awoko
On Thursday, March 23, the High Commissioner of Canada to Sierra Leone and members of the crew of HMCS Summerside, of the Royal Canadian Navy visited the National Museum in central Freetown. With traditional dance and drumming performances ...


BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - Latest Happenings
Broadway World
After countless hours of rehearsal over many months, All That Jazz, our production with the Naden Band is officially over. I am so proud of our school and the Naden band-of the Royal Canadian Navy - thought I would clarify who they were) for the ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca

VIDEO: Navy crew and captain offer training, chase down pirates
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The tropical shores of West Africa are a long way from home for Lieutenant-Commander Nicole Robichaud, one of just two female captains in the Royal Canadian Navy. Heading up a crew of 37 sailors on Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Moncton, Robichaud ...


Local Xpress

Navy to use surface drones to jam incoming missiles
Local Xpress
The navy is making plans to load electronic jamming equipment into remote control drones that could be used to protect Canadian frigates from anti-ship missiles. 0. about 13 hours ago by: Chris Lambie. smv-sea. The Canadian navy plans to install ...


Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Royal Canadian Navy visits Salone
Awoko
In 1792, 225 years ago, more than 1,000 former slaves from the U.S. and settlers left the shores of Nova Scotia, Canada, to return to Sierra Leone as free men and women. They settled in the nest along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean beneath the enclave ...

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Radio Canada International

Royal Canadian Navy: A fighting force still, or even protective?
Radio Canada International
Canada's navy recently retired its last destroyer. The HMCS Athabaskan, as a destroyer, is a medium-sized ship, and was specialized in combatting air threats. But what kind of navy does Canada now have? Is it a viable fighting force? Canada with three ...


National Post

Navy can't even give away two old ships because it would cost too much to remove hazardous materials
National Post
The Royal Canadian Navy considered giving a destroyer and supply ship to another nation instead of scrapping them, but had to nix the idea when it realized how costly it would be to remove hazardous materials from the vessels. HMCS Protecteur and ...


Times Colonist

HMCS Saskatoon seizes 660 kg of cocaine off coast of Central America
Times Colonist
Crew members from HMCS Saskatoon load a cargo net with seized cocaine for transfer to a U.S. Coast Guard ship during Operation CARIBBE on March 13, 2017. Photograph By Royal Canadian Navy Public Affai. HMCS Saskatoon and the U.S. Coast Guard ...

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Ottawa Citizen

Photos: US Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy seize coke shipment
Ottawa Citizen
The United States Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment boards Her Majesty's Canadian Ship SASKATOON on March 12, 2017, the morning after the seizure of 660 kg of cocaine from a panga-style vessel in the Eastern Pacific on Operation CARIBBE.


Victoria Lookout

Developing tomorrow's leaders
Victoria Lookout
The weekend included a tour of HMCS Regina, Dockyard, and the base Naval and Military Museum, where the youth received lessons from Navy League Lieutenant Commander Cliff Mah about the history of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). A visit from Rear ...