Through Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring the Royal Canadian Navy remains an agile, multi-purpose and responsive naval force. In support of this commitment, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, highlighted the award of two contracts related to maritime equipment today.
As stated in Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada is committed to acquiring or upgrading armament and systems for current and future platforms allowing for more effective naval capabilities and enhancing naval intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. In August 2018, two contracts for maritime equipment were announced to help support this goal.
Two Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members in Halifax, Nova Scotia, have been arrested and face pending charges of Importing a Controlled Substance following an investigation by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) and the Nova Scotia Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) Unit.
As part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to invest in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, will announce investments for the acquisition and sustainment of equipment for the Royal Canadian Navy.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan has wrapped up a three day visit to Canadian Armed Forces installations in the North where he saw first-hand how the Defence Team is enhancing its ability to operate in the Arctic and keep Canada strong at home, which is a key commitment of the Department of National Defence’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged.
Media are invited to attend the burials of four Canadian soldiers of the First World War on August 23, 2018, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) Loos British Cemetery outside Loos-en-Gohelle, France.
As part of Canada’s defence policy Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Government of Canada is committed to supporting the improvement of the Canadian Army’s ability to operate in remote regions by investing in modernized communication equipment.
Today, the 2018 Military Police National Motorcycle Relay (MPNMR) riders arrive in Ottawa and complete Day 16 of their 27-day ride across Canada that fundraises for the Military Police Fund for Blind Children.