The Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) has announced, His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnston, the 28th Governor-General of Canada, will be the next Colonel of the Regiment of the RCR. "I am deeply honoured to be appointed Colonel of The Regiment, The Royal Canadian Regiment. The RCR has long served Canada faithfully. The Regiment's storied history...Read more
The Senate committee sat down with General Jonathan Vance on June 11, to discuss the vital role of the Sexual Misconduct Reporting Centre (SMRC) and Operation Honour. During the last Senate committee meeting on May 28, former Supreme Court of Canada justice Marie Deschamps, expressed concern that the current SMRC in place does not emulate the...Read more
Due to a shortfall in the number of sleeping bags and rucksacks, a Canadian Forces General Order (CANFORGEN) was sent out on May 28, telling soldiers to return their gear so that it may be re-distributed to those who need it most. “We feel this is an effective and efficient approach because there are enough in...Read more
Canadian Forces Combat Camera has been taking photos since the 1990’s. At a moment’s notice, the 14 photographers currently on staff are deployed anywhere around the world to capture images to add to the vast archive of photos. “Photographers are deployed around the world and on exercises and operations who bring back footage that we share...Read more
As wildfires ripped through Manitoba last week, the Canadian Red Cross lead the rescue effort from two First Nations communities. More than 1,000 people were flown to safety with the Red Cross receiving additional support from the Canadian Armed Forces. On May 23, the CAF started preparing for their part in the rescue efforts.