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The Advance

Fire breaks out on Algonquin, fourth fire on RJ MacIsaac ships in Queens County dockyard less than a year
The Advance
A fire broke out on the former HMCS Algonquin, which is being recycled at Port Mersey Commercial Park by R.J. MacIsaac Ltd. This is the fourth fire to break out one a vessel that has been brought to Liverpool to be recycled by the Antigonish-based company.


Swaziland: Security Forces 'Not Under Control'
AllAfrica.com
The HMCS is responsible for the protection, incarceration, and rehabilitation of convicted persons and keeping order within HMCS institutions. HMCS personnel, however, routinely worked alongside police during protests and demonstrations. While the ...


Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Royal Canadian Navy visits Salone
Awoko
Lt.-Commander Nicole Robichaud is the first woman to captain a warship in the Royal Navy. She commands HMCS Moncton. She said, “It's no secret to becoming successful in this male dominated field. Self-determination, confidence, hard work, and learning ...

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The Swazi Observer

I paid E20 000 bribe – warder
The Swazi Observer
A warder has made a startling revelation to this newspaper about how she was made to pay a sum of E20 000 to secure a job at His Majesty's Correctional Services (HMCS). The warder, in an exclusive interview, has also raised her concern about the manner ...


Canadian Metalworking

Universal vise paired with pallet
Canadian Metalworking
Jergens has introduced its 125-mm vise and 96-mm Drop & Lock™ pallet as a combination for VMCs and HMCs. The new multiaxis, low-profile, self-centring vise features a compact footprint for broad use on quick-change pallet systems. The vise is ...


Radio Canada International

Royal Canadian Navy: A fighting force still, or even protective?
Radio Canada International
Canada's navy recently retired its last destroyer. The HMCS Athabaskan, as a destroyer, is a medium-sized ship, and was specialized in combatting air threats. But what kind of navy does Canada now have? Is it a viable fighting force? Canada with three ...


Victoria Lookout

Oriole sets sail for Canada 150 Celebrations
Victoria Lookout
An enthusiastic 20-person crew of tall ship HMCS Oriole has begun their historic voyage, setting sail for Canada 150 celebrations on the East Coast later this summer. The navy's 31-metre ambassadorial sailing ketch departed Esquimalt Harbour March 16, ...


Ottawa Citizen

Contractor wanted to dismantle former HMCS Preserver, CFAV Quest
Ottawa Citizen
Public Services and Procurement Canada has put out a request for bids from industry for the disposal of the former HMCS Preserver and the CFAV Quest, an auxiliary research ship used by the Canadian Forces. The winning contractor will be required to ...


Explosive ammo from sunken Canadian warship to be removed from Barkley Sound
Yahoo News
A sunken Canadian warship filled with unexploded ammunition is finally getting cleaned out after nearly 80 years under water. The HMCS Thiepval, a battle-class naval trawler used during the First World War, crashed in Barkley Sound in the 1930s.

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HMCS Saskatoon seizes 660 kg of cocaine off Pacific coast of Central America
Times Colonist
HMCS Saskatoon and the U.S. Coast Guard seized 660 kilograms of cocaine on March 12 in international waters in the eastern Pacific ocean off the coast of Central America. HMCS Saskatoon, which is based at CFB Esquimalt, intercepted a suspicious ...

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Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Royal Canadian Navy visits Salone « Awoko ...
Awoko
In 1792, 225 years ago, more than 1,000 former slaves from the U.S. and settlers left the shores of Nova Scotia, Canada, to return to Sierra Leone as free men ...

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Radio Canada International

Royal Canadian Navy: A fighting force still, or even protective?
Radio Canada International
Canada's navy recently retired its last destroyer. The HMCS Athabaskan, as a destroyer, is a medium-sized ship, and was specialized in combatting air threats. But what kind of navy does Canada now have? Is it a viable fighting force? Canada with three ...


Times Colonist

HMCS Saskatoon seizes 660 kg of cocaine off coast of Central America
Times Colonist
Crew members from HMCS Saskatoon load a cargo net with seized cocaine for transfer to a U.S. Coast Guard ship during Operation CARIBBE on March 13, 2017. Photograph By Royal Canadian Navy Public Affai. HMCS Saskatoon and the U.S. Coast Guard ...

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Victoria Lookout

Developing tomorrow's leaders
Victoria Lookout
The weekend included a tour of HMCS Regina, Dockyard, and the base Naval and Military Museum, where the youth received lessons from Navy League Lieutenant Commander Cliff Mah about the history of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). A visit from Rear ...


Rosborough Boats awarded RHIB contract
Shephard Media
Rosborough Boats will supply two of its Rough Water 8.5m Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB) for each of the six AOPS vessel being built at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard for the Royal Canadian Navy. The first AOPS is scheduled to be delivered ...


Jazzy showtunes showcase Naden, CCPA in concert
Oak Bay News (registration)
The concert showcases 60 students and the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, comprised of 35 professional, full-time musicians whose primary role in the Royal Canadian Navy is to support Naval Operations, ceremonial events and generate public ...


Military.com

Navy Destroyer Seizes 600 Pounds of Heroin on Arabian Sea
Military.com
"The impressive work of Combined Task Force 150, under the leadership of Royal Canadian Navy Commodore Haydn Edmundson, continued last night with the second successful seizure of illegal drugs in less than two weeks," Vice. Adm. Kevin Donegan ...

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Naval Technology

Rosborough Boats to deliver multi-role rescue vessels for Canada's AOPS vessels
Naval Technology
Nova Scotia-based Rosborough Boats has received a new contract to deliver multi-role rescue boats for the Royal Canadian Navy's arctic and offshore patrol ships (AOPS). The $7.3m contract was awarded by Irving Shipbuilding, and will see Rosborough ...


Ottawa Citizen

Join the naval reserves in 21 days – Royal Canadian Navy speeds up recruitment process
Ottawa Citizen
The Royal Canadian Navy says it enrolled the first recruit via what is being called the “Expedited Reserve Enrolment” process. That happened last night at a ceremony at Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Donnacona, Montreal's Naval Reserve Division.


MarineLink

US Ship Seizes Heroin in Arabian Sea
MarineLink
The operation could not have succeeded without cooperation between U.S. Navy and U.K. Royal Navy vessels under the command of a Royal Canadian Navy commodore. RFA Fort Victoria tracked the vessel using its helicopter and coordinated Laboon's ...

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