CAF continues to support UkraineCelebration of Life for Craftsman SinclairNavy Appreciation Day 2014Navy Celebrates Modernization of Halifax-Class FrigatesA Void That Cannot Be Filled

CAF continues to support Ukraine

On November 26 the Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson, announced that in response to a request from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Canada will provide more military equipment to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The donated military gear falls under the category of non-lethal equipment, and will include kit such as tactical communications systems, explosive ordinance disposal...
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Celebration of Life for Craftsman Sinclair

Today the family of the late Craftsman Kyle Sinclair issued a statement to the media. Craftsman Sinclair of 2 Service Battalion, based in Garrison Petawawa died on November 21, 2014 of injuries resulting from an incident November 20, at Garrison Petawawa. Kyle Sinclair grew up in Whitby, Ontario. He graduated from Fleming College in 2009 with...
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Navy Appreciation Day 2014

Navy Appreciation Day 2014 was proudly hosted by the Navy League of Canada is took place on Parliament Hill today. Events included a Navy Hero appreciation ceremony in the Senate Chambers, speeches by parliamentarians of all political stripes, and a magnificent reception at the end of the day, attended by hundreds of Parliamentarians, Industry partners, and...
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Navy Celebrates Modernization of Halifax-Class Frigates

The successful modernization of the first four Halifax-Class frigates, HMCS Halifax, Fredericton, Calgary, and Winnipeg was announced today by the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence. The Halifax-class modernization/frigate equipment life extension is a $4.3 billion program to upgrade and enhance the existing fleet. The program, part of...
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A Void That Cannot Be Filled

Last Friday Garrison Petawawa suffered another loss when Craftsman Kyle Sinclair of 2 Service Battalion died of injuries resulting from a workplace incident. At the time of the incident Sinclair, a vehicle technician was working on a Coyote Armoured Vehicle, a variant of the light armoured vehicle family. The 27 year old was posted to 2 Service...
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