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TheChronicleHerald.ca

Female workers called dykes, rats, board hears
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Elizabeth Cummings and Shannon Lee Sampson are both red seal electricians employed with Irving Shipbuilding. Their complaints stem from the summer of 2016, when they were working aboard the frigate HMCS Toronto. The trouble started June 10, 2016, ...


The Guardian

HMCS Charlottetown involved in Operation Reassurance
The Guardian
(Navy) Teri Share, acting executive officer of HMCS Charlottetown, leads bridge activities recently during a live fire of the 57mm gun during Operation Reassurance. The video below was compiled over the course of Northern Coast 17 and Brilliant Mariner ...


Victoria Lookout

HMCS Brandon visits the Prairies
Victoria Lookout
LCdr Collin Forsberg, HMCS Brandon's Commanding Officer, presents a cheque for $1,100 to Judy Sieb of Food for Thought, a charity that ensures all school children receive a healthy breakfast. Photo Credit: Lori Truscott, CFB Shilo Public Affairs Officer.


Software-defined memory trends yield speed, high performance
TechTarget
HMCs compete with another emerging server memory type, High Bandwidth Memory (HBM), a high-performance interface that aims to bring memory devices closer to the CPU or GPU via an interposer. Like HMCs, HBM modules have higher bandwidth and ...


Canada deploys submarine to Japan for the first time in a half century
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Royal Canadian Navy has deployed a submarine to Japan. HMCS Chicoutimi left Esquimalt, B.C., last month for a patrol mission in the Asia-Pacific region. At the time, military officials said the purpose of the ...

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Afloat

Canadian Frigate Docks in Dublin After UK-Led NATO Exercise And Storm Ophelia
Afloat
#navalvisits- A Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montréal made a morning arrival to Dublin Port yesterday having taken part in a major UK led exercise involving a large NATO fleet off Scotland last week, writes Jehan Ashmore. The call of the 1994 ...


Victoria Lookout

Military members play key role in major renovation
Victoria Lookout
For three weekends this fall sailors from HMCS Calgary and volunteers from Boomer's Legacy Foundation gave up their personal time and transformed themselves into heroes. Approximately 20 sailors from the warship and others recruited by the Canadian ...


TheRecord.com

HMCS Kitchener honoured at city hall
TheRecord.com
Morley Schwartz, a Kitchener resident and collector of military memorabilia, unveiled a framed custom-made patch to commemorate the HMCS Kitchener, a corvette that carried out Atlantic escorts during the Second World War. "I thought, wouldn't it be ...


Victoria Lookout

HMCS Winnipeg at San Francisco Fleet Week
Victoria Lookout
Last week, HMCS Winnipeg attended Fleet Week in San Francisco, California. This six-day event was filled with activities and community relations events with Winnipeg actively participating in numerous engagements. Winnipeg also supported the Canadian ...


The Chronicle Journal

Navy reservists get back into groove
The Chronicle Journal
HMCS Griffon navy reservists lift a simulated casualty from the boat deck to be placed in a Stokes basket and then safely transferred to the dock. By Heather Peden, CJ staff. A rigid hull inflatable boat powered out into Thunder Bay harbour on Sunday ...


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Irving Shipyard union questions hiring practices
TheChronicleHerald.ca
... received criticism from the union for hiring a Spanish naval outfitting contractor to bring in employees for carpentry work on the Arctic and offshore patrol ships it is currently building as part of its $60-billion contract to build new vessels ...

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CBC.ca

Canada deploys submarine to Japan for the first time in a half ...
CBC.ca
For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Royal Canadian Navy has deployed a submarine to Japan.

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Ottawa Citizen

Sturgeon and Cairns: Warship procurement needs a course correction
Ottawa Citizen
... be significantly short-changed by this important – and expensive – procurement. Raymond Sturgeon is a former Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of Defence for Matériel; Vice-Admiral (Ret'd) Peter Cairns is a former Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy.


IHS Jane's 360

Davie launches Resolve-class naval support ship
IHS Jane's 360
The vessel represents the largest-ever naval vessel to be launched from a Canadian shipyard and will serve as an interim supply vessel for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) until the delayed Protecteur-class Joint Support Ships (JSS) come into service from ...


Oshawa Express

Deployed to BC, local Sea Cadets will learn the ropes on Navy ship
Oshawa Express
Local Sea Cadets Hailey Button, left, and Brianna Goodyear are currently deployed in British Columbia to take part in training aboard a Royal Canadian Navy ship. (Photo by Dave Flaherty). By Dave Flaherty/The Oshawa Express. Two local Sea Cadets will ...


Naval Technology

Davie launches Canadian Navy's Resolve-class support ship
Naval Technology
Davie Shipbuilding has launched the Royal Canadian Navy's new Resolve-class support ship, which represents the largest naval vessel to be delivered from a Canadian shipyard to date. The ship is expected to be delivered on time, within budget and at an ...


Afloat

Canadian Frigate Docks in Dublin After UK-Led NATO Exercise And Storm Ophelia
Afloat
#navalvisits- A Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Montréal made a morning arrival to Dublin Port yesterday having taken part in a major UK led exercise involving a large NATO fleet off Scotland last week, writes Jehan Ashmore. The call of the 1994 ...


Langley Advance

Langley woman organizes day at sea for girls and women
Langley Advance
The foundation, which is behind The Sky's the Limit – Girls Fly Too!, has partnered with the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard to offer the experience on Oct. 21. Another session is slated for Jan. 27, 2018. Activities include: tours of ...


Bromsgrove Standard

Poignant rededication of Bromsgrove and Devon airmen's graves 101 years after their deaths
Bromsgrove Standard
The moving ceremony for the town's Lt Leonard Cameron Kidd MC and Second Lt Fenton Ellis Stanley Philips MC was held at the Caterpillar Valley Cemetery in France after painstaking research by a Royal Canadian Navy Officer. Lt Commander Steve St ...


Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Heroes truck honours the dead, provides hope for the struggling
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A former Manitoba soldier has transformed his truck into a rolling memorial for two Canadian soldiers who were killed in action in Afghanistan. He hopes it will also serve as a beacon of hope for people like him who suffer from post-traumatic stress ...

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