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Naval Technology

Canadian Navy's first AOPS assembled at Halifax
Naval Technology
Irving Shipbuilding has commenced the assembly of the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, at its shipyard in Halifax. The bow section of the first vessel was shifted on heavy lift ...

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CBC.ca

Couple makes history by commanding same Canadian navy ship
CBC.ca
Lt.-Cmdr. Victoria Devita. "In today's day and age, it's so important to demonstrate gender equality and that work-life, family-military balance," said Chris. "It's also good that it seems to be the time for these kinds of things to just be happening ...

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Victoria Lookout

Christmas comes early for HMCS Calgary and school children
Victoria Lookout
HMCS Regina's mascot Gunner even popped by for a visit with the children. Cdr Blair Saltel, Calgary Commanding Officer, stopped by to extend warm holiday greetings to the visitors during lunch. The party culminated with a visit from 'Jolly Old' Saint ...


Canadian Metalworking

First Arctic and offshore patrol ship assembled at Halifax Shipyard
Canadian Metalworking
The future HMCS Harry DeWolf is scheduled to be launched at Halifax Shipyard in summer 2018. "It is clear that the National Shipbuilding Strategy is working. The Royal Canadian Navy's ships are being built by the best shipbuilders in the most modern ...


The MediTelegraph

Canada's first Arctic patrol ship assembled
The MediTelegraph
Halifax - The Royal Canadian Navy's first Arctic and offshore patrol ship, the future HMCS “Harry DeWolf”, is now assembled at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard. On Friday, the bow section of the vessel was transported on heavy lift transporters ...


News Talk 980 CJME

Roger that, Santa: Reserve Force helps kids call North Pole
News Talk 980 CJME
Relaying Christmas lists to St. Nicholas is a lot easier, thanks to HMCS Queen and the 38 Signals Regiment's Operation Radio Santa. Using the Reserve Force's equipment, children had the chance to radio up to Santa Claus in the North Pole on Saturday ...

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The Battlefords News-Optimist

Take the deal on the new frigates
The Battlefords News-Optimist
A few years ago, the Royal Canadian Navy had a very, very, bad year. In August 2013, destroyer HMCS Algonquin bumped into supply ship HMCS Protecteur and was damaged. A few months later, in February 2014, HMCS Protecteur caught fire near Hawaii. She ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca

East Tracadie home invaded by 50000 bees
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Raw video from house fire on South Rawdon Road in Hants County Sat. Oct. 28. BILL ROBERTS. 1:32 Christmas Tree's to Puerto Rico. Three Nova Scotia Balsam Fir Christmas tree firms are combining to help make Christmas in Puerto Rico a little easier this ...


CBC.ca

First Arctic patrol ship clicks into place at Halifax Shipyard
CBC.ca
The company says it has already committed $1.9 billion in spending on the patrol ship project. "As the first ship of the class, having the future HMCS Harry DeWolf assembled at land level is a significant milestone," Kevin McCoy, president of Irving ...

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West Seattle Blog (blog)

AT TERMINAL 5: Two Royal Canadian Navy vessels in port this weekend
West Seattle Blog (blog)
Two Canadian minesweepers will arrive T-5 at 2 p.m. today (Friday) and remain at berth through the weekend. The HMCS YELLOWKNIFE and HMCS WHITEHORSE each have a length overall (LOA) of 181′. Flexi Floats will be installed today, after which the ...

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Ottawa Citizen

Davie warns about government's lack of action on shipbuilding
Ottawa Citizen
Davie converted a commercial container ship into a supply vessel for the Royal Canadian Navy. The ship, the Asterix, goes into service early next year and under the agreement will be leased to the RCN. Davie says it is ready to quickly convert another ...


Naval Technology

Canadian Navy's first AOPS assembled at Halifax
Naval Technology
Irving Shipbuilding has commenced the assembly of the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, at its shipyard in Halifax. The bow section of the first vessel was shifted on heavy lift ...

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Married couple makes history by commanding same Canadian navy ship
TheSpec.com
Married couple makes history by commanding same Canadian navy ship. News 04:22 PM by Adina Bresge The Canadian Press Hamilton Spectator. Devitas. Royal Canadian Navy Officers husband and wife Lieutenant-Commander (LCdr) Chris Devita and LCdr Victoria ...

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CTV News

Davie Shipyard facing bleak prospects
CTV News
At least 800 workers from the Davie Shipyards are facing a bleak holiday season after the company began laying off staff. It's anticipated that hundreds more could lose their jobs unless the company wins another federal shipbuilding contract. On the ...

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Times Colonist

New Coast Guard ship coming to Victoria for finishing, sea trials
Times Colonist
Seaspan won a competition in 2011 to build non-combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. As many as 17 federal ships, worth more than $7 billion, are to be built by Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver and in Victoria, where the ...

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Canadian Metalworking

First Arctic and offshore patrol ship assembled at Halifax Shipyard
Canadian Metalworking
The Royal Canadian Navy's ships are being built by the best shipbuilders in the most modern shipbuilding facility in North America, Canada's shipbuilding industry is being reinvigorated, and Canadians are benefiting from coast to coast to coast," said ...


iPolitics.ca

Morning Brief: Splitting the pot pot
iPolitics.ca
Today's Morning Brief is brought to you by Canada's Combat Ship Team. Lockheed Martin Canada is leading a team of BAE Systems, CAE, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics to deliver the Royal Canadian Navy's future fleet of surface combatants ...


Victoria Lookout

Canada flag set to fly over Belfast
Victoria Lookout
He proposed the Canadian flag fly at the mast of the museum ship over Christmas week to celebrate and commemorate the participation of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in the battle of North Cape for which Belfast was awarded a Battle Honour. Lewin, vice ...


The Battlefords News-Optimist

Take the deal on the new frigates
The Battlefords News-Optimist
A few years ago, the Royal Canadian Navy had a very, very, bad year. In August 2013, destroyer HMCS Algonquin bumped into supply ship HMCS Protecteur and was damaged. A few months later, in February 2014, HMCS Protecteur caught fire near Hawaii. She ...


Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Ahoy! 1st vessel built under federal shipbuilding strategy unveiled in BC
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A national program to design and build ships in Canada has launched its first vessel. On Friday, federal politicians, along with their provincial counterparts and local workers unveiled the Sir John Franklin, an offshore fisheries science vessel, in ...

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