RCN Digital Leadership Series: Sgt (ret’d) Jean-Michel Gagnon, CD In this series, we showcase digital leadership across the RCN to illustrate how our enterprise solutions are successfully leveraged for the benefit of our teams. In an appealing career transition, Sergeant (Retired) Jean-Michel “JM” Gagnon, a distinguished veteran with 15 years […]
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From Frigate to AOPV: Cdr Nicholson takes command of HMCS Harry DeWolf By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff After relinquishing command of His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s on January 16, Commander Jon Nicholson had about 24 hours to decompress before stepping right into his next command, leading the ship’s […]
Face of Base: Kate Chaput By CFB Halifax We are thrilled to introduce our first Face of Base Halifax of 2024: Kate Chaput! Kate works as a Budget Administrator in the Base Comptroller section. In this role she is responsible for reporting Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax’s allocation of funds, […]
Canada leads the way in building better fitting respirators By Peter Mallet, The Lookout A made-in-Canada invention is poised to make respirators used in Basic Military Qualification (BMQ) training more inclusive for all Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members. The final testing phase for the C5B respirator occurred at CFB Esquimalt’s […]
New Year’s Fitness Challenge runs until February 22 By PSP Halifax Have you been looking to get in better shape, improve your overall health, or just get moving? Whatever your fitness goals, the Forces in Training New Year’s Fitness Challenge is the perfect way to give yourself a head start. […]
Grand opening for new Stadacona Fitness and Sports Centre By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CFB Halifax members now have a new fully-equipped gym facility available to them, with the opening of the Stadacona Fitness and Sports Centre taking place on January 8. Located next to the site that previously housed […]
Chief Petty Officer First Class Brett Marchand, incoming coxswain of HMCS Fredericton (right) pays tribute to CPO1 Keagan Dawson, the outgoing Cox’n, during the Change of Appointment ceremony held on board the ship on January 12. The ceremony was presided over by Fredericton’s Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Mitchell.
Change of Command after busy year for SNMCMG1 By NATO Allied Maritime Command Commander Piotr Bartosewicz of the Polish Navy lauded the personnel that have been under his command, including Canadians aboard His Majesty’s Canadian Ships Summerside and Shawinigan, as he handed over the command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures […]
Calling canine recruits for Bring Your Dog to Work Day By CFB Halifax On January 25, 2024, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax is hosting its very first Bring Your Dog to Work Day in support of the National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC)! Rules/Regulations: Supervisor approval required. This is VERY […]
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