The media are invited to attend the homecoming ceremony of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Athabaskan, returning from a seven-week deployment in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean on Operation CARIBBE on October 30, 2014.
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto completed her participation in Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION today as part of her Operation REASSURANCE deployment in the Mediterranean Sea in response to the Putin regime's aggressive military actions against Ukraine.
The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Tom Lawson, hosted his counterpart, the Commander of the Finnish Defence Force, General Jarmo Lindberg, for high-level discussions today on military and security issues.
I am writing to you from Europe, where I am currently undertaking an official visit, to let you know that my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. The Canadian Armed Forces is very much a family, and together we are mourning the loss of two comrades and the wounding of another.
The new armoury is being named the "Master Corporal Charles (Chuck) Michaud Armoury." Master Corporal Michaud, a native of Edmundston, New Brunswick, died on July 4, 2009, from injuries sustained in an improvised explosive device incident that occurred in Panjway District, Afghanistan, on June 23 of that year.
Today, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, attended an opening ceremony for the new Edmundston Armoury in Edmundston, New Brunswick.
OTTAWA – Our fallen comrade, Corporal Nathan Cirillo, will be departing Ottawa today for his return home to Hamilton, Ontario. The transportation route will include a trip down the Highway of Heroes, which will allow Canadians to pay respects to both Corporal Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.