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.
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.
The Minister will launch his visit with an announcement in Yellowknife, NT on Monday, August 13. The visit taking place August 13 – 15, 2018 will also include stops at Canadian Forces Station Alert, NU, and the Nanisivik Naval Facility outside of Arctic Bay, NU.
Media are invited to participate in several media opportunities during a maritime domain defence and security exercise as part of Operation NANOOK 2018, which is taking place in Northern Labrador, Nunavut, and Greenland areas from August 9 to September 4, 2018.
Media are invited to the join Brigadier-General Mark Misener, Commander of the Joint Personnel Support Unit and Head of Mission for Team Canada, as he unveils the athletes who will represent Team Canada at the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney, Australia from October 20 to 27.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant will announce their commitment to the Seamless Canada initiative which improves the relocation process for Canadian Armed Forces members and their families.