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Op REASSURANCE and Op IMPACT Host CDSNew Globemaster for RCAFCanada to Train Military Police in Ukraine1 Calgary Highlanders Receive CommendationNew Anti-Terrorism Legislation Coming

Op REASSURANCE and Op IMPACT Host CDS

In January, Chief of the Defence Staff General Tom Lawson visited officers and crew of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton, which is deployed on Operation REASSURANCE and has troops deployed on Operation IMPACT. During his visit, General Lawson had the opportunity to meet with deployed members, affirm the importance of the operations and observe the...
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New Globemaster for RCAF

In late December, the Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson announced the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet. The additional CC-177 will improve the Canadian Armed Forces capability to response to both domestic and international emergencies and provide support to a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance,...
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Canada to Train Military Police in Ukraine

The Canadian Government today further committed to working with the Ukrainian Government and its security forces to strengthen their capacity and defend Ukraine’s territorial integrity and its people. Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson, announced Canada will join the United States-Ukraine Joint Commission on Defence Reform and Bilateral Cooperation in order to better coordinate Canada’s ongoing...
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1 Calgary Highlanders Receive Commendation

Early last month a reserve unit in Alberta was recognized and awarded for going above and beyond the call of duty when they deployed an unprecedented percentage of unit strength throughout the mission. On January 9, The Calgary Highlanders received the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Unit Commendation for their outstanding contribution to the Canadian mission in...
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New Anti-Terrorism Legislation Coming

A roundtable discussion how best to protect Canadians from the evolving threats of terrorism and extremism took place on January 29. The meeting came as a response to the international jihadist movement declaring war on Canada, on Canadian allies, and on the sacred values and way of life of Canadians. “That’s why our Government committed the Canadian...
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