Today, we shine a light on the culture, history and traditions of Indigenous Peoples. As the Defence Team Champion for Indigenous Peoples, I would like to commemorate their significant contributions to the defence of our great nation.
“Today, on Canadian Armed Forces Day, we thank the women and men in uniform who serve our nation selflessly, defending Canada’s interests and values and contributing to peace and security both at home and abroad. We also take time today to thank our military families, who are a major source of strength for those in uniform and contribute significantly to our military’s overall effectiveness..."
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), officially created to put into place the conditions for the defence and security of Canada and the United States.
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Seamus O’Regan issued the following statement for International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, made the following statement in response to a charge laid by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police:"Today, the RCMP charged Vice-Admiral Mark Norman with one count of Breach of Trust..."