Members of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery United Kingdom Public Duties Contingent (RCA UK PDC) began their month-long Public Duties in London and Windsor with Changing of the Guard ceremonies held at Buckingham Palace and St. James’s Palace on October 4, 2021.
Media are invited to view, with the option for pooled media coverage to attend, the ceremony marking the 81st anniversary of the Battle of Britain at Beechwood National Military Cemetery in Ottawa, Ontario on September 19, 2021.
Canada and the United States share an important and valued bilateral relationship, which includes a close defence partnership. This is underscored by a commitment to working together to ensure the defence and security of North America.
The Department of Defense of the United States of America (DoD) and the Canadian Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) recognize the value of strategic dialogue between the United States and Canada.
The Minister of National Defence of Canada, the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, and the Secretary of Defense of the United States, Lloyd James Austin III, approve this Joint Statement to guide cooperation between Canada and the United States to enhance the ability of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to execute the missions outlined in the NORAD Agreement while facing evolving threats.
Today, National Defence launched an online progress tracker that will be used to update members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), employees of the Department of National Defence (DND), and Canadians about our work and our progress in addressing culture and conduct.
Today, Wayne Eyre was promoted from the rank of Lieutenant-General to General. The small promotion ceremony, attended by General Eyre and his spouse Jennifer, was presided over by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today:
“Yesterday, I indicated that it was my expectation that Admiral Art McDonald would remain on leave while the Government reviews the situation.
Today, in a virtual ceremony, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence signed the Canada-Qatar Defence Cooperation Arrangement with His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs for Qatar.