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A timeline of events in the navy supply ship troubles
Medicine Hat News
Oct. 25, 2013: The Harper government announces plans for two new supply ships, to be named HMCS Queenston and HMCS Chateauguay. Feb. 27, 2014: Supply vessel HMCS Protecteur suffers a serious engine room fire off of Hawaii and has to be towed ...

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CFL.ca

Stop #2: Brodie Blogs From The CFL Visit To The HMCS St. John's
CFL.ca
I hope you have enjoyed all of the #CFL social media posts and videos from our visit today with members of the Canadian Navy! It was the second and final stop of our trip which took us to Marseille France where the H.M.C.S St. John's was docked. The ...

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CFL.ca

CFL visits troops aboard the HMCS St. John's
CFL.ca
The CFL's Tour of Europe continued today in Marseille, France as Brodie Lawson, several CFL Players & the Grey Cup visited our Canadian Troops aboard the HMCS St. John's. There was no shortage of amazing content across social media: We have made ...

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The Daily Courier (subscription)

CFL players Black, Benson appreciative of Canadian military personnel
The Daily Courier (subscription)
CFL players who are visiting Canadian military bases overseas to help boost morale pose with the Grey Cup by HMCS St.John's in a handout photo. A group of league players and personnel are visiting Canadian troops in Lviv, Ukraine and Marseilles, France ...

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Victoria Lookout

Ships sponsor named – Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
Victoria Lookout
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has annouced that Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has agreed to become the sponsor of HMCS Harry DeWolf, the lead ship in the RCN's upcoming class of Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships. The appointment of a ship's sponsor is a ...


Londoner

Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic
Londoner
Sean Batte, commanding officer of HMCS Prevost, said the memorial was originally installed at the military base on Becher Street in 2010, but has gradually been refurbished over the past three years. A ceremony unveiling the revamped memorial while ...


Times Colonist

HMCS Saskatoon on way home after derailing cocaine shipments
Times Colonist
HMCS Saskatoon arrives in Esquimalt Harbor, B.C., sailing past Fisgard Lighthouse, in an undated DND handout photo. The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of a Canadian navy vessel, says it has made a massive cocaine bust in international waters.

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Ottawa Citizen

HMCS Saskatoon joins forces with U.S. Coast Guard in cocaine bust
Ottawa Citizen
HMCS Saskatoon was vectored to intercept the panga-style fishing vessel and launched a rigid hulled inflatable boat with an embarked USCG Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) to board the vessel of interest. The panga-style vessel was investigated by ...

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CTV Vancouver Island

HMCS Saskatoon seizes 464 kilograms of cocaine
CTV Vancouver Island
A CFB Esquimalt navy ship seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine off the coast of central America and helped in the disruption of two drug shipments this month. HMCS Saskatoon and the US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment were dispatched ...

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Globalnews.ca

HMCS Saskatoon makes another massive cocaine bust
Globalnews.ca
The executive officer of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Saskatoon, Lt. (Navy) Christopher Shook and a crewmember move bales of cocaine into a net for transfer to United States Coast Guard custody on April 8, 2017 after an interdiction on April 6, 2017 ...

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TheChronicleHerald.ca

OPINION: Who will step up to care for the Anchor monument?
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Among other things, it is the only monument open to the public that records the names of the nine men who died aboard HMCS Kootenay in 1969, in the Canadian Navy's worst peacetime disaster. Survivors of that event and their families gather each year ...

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Ottawa Sun

RCMP alleges Mark Norman provided CEO with stream of sensitive info on supply ship
Ottawa Sun
The RCMP believe one of the country's top military officers provided an industry executive with a steady stream of sensitive information as well as advice on pressuring the federal government so the Royal Canadian Navy could receive a much-needed ...

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A timeline of events in the navy supply ship troubles
TheChronicleHerald.ca
OTTAWA — Here is a chronology of the Royal Canadian Navy's supply ship scandal which resulted in the suspension of a senior admiral. 1969: Supply ship HMCS Protecteur commissioned. 1970: Supply ship HMCS Preserver commissioned. Oct. 25, 2013: ...

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Yahoo News

No fried food on frigates as navy takes aim at fatty fare
Yahoo News
The Royal Canadian Navy is launching an offence against an all-too-familiar enemy right in its midst: fatty, fried foods. Navy ships are ridding their kitchens of deep fryers and charbroilers and replacing them with high-powered steam ovens in an ...

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iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Mark Norman emails paint picture of 'personal and vindictive' feud
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
Royal Canadian Navy Vice-Admiral Mark Norman (left) speaks with Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd during a change of command ceremony, Thursday, June 23, 2016 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld ...

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Castanet.net

Tattoo celebrates Canada
Castanet.net
Internationally recognized performers such as the Calgary Round-Up Band and the NADEN Band of the Royal Canadian Navy will be there to entertain the audience. One of the event's highlights will be a 'Tribute to Vimy' – commemorating the 100th ...

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Surface ambitions: Canada's future surface combatant programme takes shape
IHS Jane's 360
The Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) surface fleet is currently operating at historically low capability levels. The last of its four Iroquois-class guided-missile destroyers, HMCS Athabaskan , was paid off in early March 2017 after 44 years in service. In ...


The Globe and Mail

Vice-Adm. Norman leaked cabinet secrets, helped press Liberals in navy contract: RCMP affidavit
The Globe and Mail
“I believe that Norman contrary to his obligation as an official of the government of Canada used his position as the Vice-Admiral of the Royal Canadian Navy to willfully provide, on an ongoing basis, information subject to cabinet confidence to Fraser ...

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CFL.ca

Stop #2: Brodie Blogs From The CFL Visit To The HMCS St. John's
CFL.ca
I hope you have enjoyed all of the #CFL social media posts and videos from our visit today with members of the Canadian Navy! It was the second and final stop of our trip which took us to Marseille France where the H.M.C.S St. John's was docked. The ...

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New Straits Times Online

Canada's Defence Minister assures closer defence relations with Malaysia
New Straits Times Online
"This is a unique programme and we want to look at how we can further this relationship with Malaysia," said Harjit in a press conference onboard Royal Canadian Navy frigate, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Winnipeg today. Harjit is currently on a three ...

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