Christmas In July for Operation SantaBattlefield Bike Ride 2015: A Journey of HealingAnniversary of D-Day and Battle of NormandyThird-Party to Oversee DND ProcurementAboriginal Awareness Week Celebrated by CAF

Christmas In July for Operation Santa

It is a year-round process to be the Santa Claus for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). During the Christmas season Operation Santa Claus (OSC) keeps the holiday spirit alive by supplying packages to each and every deployed member of the CAF all over the world. However, to be prepared for the holiday season donations are accepted...
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Battlefield Bike Ride 2015: A Journey of Healing

The 2015 Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride (BBR15) was a time of reflection, challenges and bonding, a time never to be forgotten by those who participated. The ride began where the inaugural and inspiring Battlefield Bike Ride 2014 ended, at the iconic Vimy Ridge Memorial. “We had 90 riders participate and they combined to raise over...
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Anniversary of D-Day and Battle of Normandy

June 6 marks the 71st anniversary of  Canadian troops storming Juno Beach in Normandy, France, as part of the Allied assault to break the grip of Nazi Germany on Western Europe. D-Day was a battle that changed the course of the Second World War where Canada paid greatly. “Canada’s triumph came with great sacrifice—of the...
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Third-Party to Oversee DND Procurement

Canadian defence procurement will now be subject to the rigour of a new independent, third-party challenge function. The first Independent Review Panel for Defence Acquisition was announced today in Ottawa by Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence. “Were taking a significant step forward in our government’s commitment to develop and maintain a first-class, modern military that is...
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Aboriginal Awareness Week Celebrated by CAF

  Throughout history, Aboriginal Peoples have been at the front lines of Canada’s major conflicts. And to acknowledge their contribution to Canada the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) recognizes Aboriginal Awareness Week. This year Aboriginal Awareness week is being held May 19 to May 22. During the week, the CAF will be acknowledging the tradition of military service...
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