Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, will visit Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Bagotville
Today, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Bill Blair, highlighted the construction of a new Air Force Expeditionary Capability facility at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville.
Today, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Bill Blair, announced that the Government of Canada is committing to provide up to $15.5 million in funding to the City of Saguenay for a short-term solution to address the presence of poly- and perfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) in the municipal water supply, in response to a request from the City of Saguenay.
The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will make an announcement to honour the legacy of No. 2 Construction Battalion.
Today, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) celebrated its third Northern Affiliation ceremony between His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays and the Kitikmeot Region, in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut at Polar Knowledge Canada’s High Arctic Research Station.
Today, the Department of National Defence (DND) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) released a strategy to improve its environmental sustainability and climate change resilience through our science, technology, and innovation research.
Approximately 180 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members hosted nearly 150 members from partner nations for Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER, an international counter explosive exercise held at 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick, from October 20 to November 2, 2023.
On Sunday October 29, 2023, while deployed in support of Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Ottawa’s (HMCS Ottawa) embarked CH-148 Cyclone helicopter was intercepted by a People’s Liberation Army J-11 fighter jet. Though the initial encounter was safe, two subsequent encounters were deemed unsafe.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Remembrance Day Sentry Program, which publicly recognizes outstanding Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members from both the Regular Force and the Reserve Force, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), for their dedication, professionalism and performance in service to Canada.