Photograph of Halifax looking south after the blast, showing ships in the Harbour and destruction on the shore.
Photo: Library and Archives Canada

Halifax Explosion heroes

Naval heroes of the Halifax Explosion By Col (ret’d) John Boileau, By permission, Canadian Naval Memorial Trust/HMCS Sackville Many city residents blamed the fledgling RCN for the Halifax Explosion of Dec. 6, 1917, believing it had failed to adequately control shipping in the harbour. Yet, at the individual level, several […]

A Fleet run/walk through HMC Dockyard kicked off CAF Sports Day in Halifax. 

Photo: Mona Ghiz, MARLANT PA
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CAF Sports Day

MARLANT takes part in national celebration of sport By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CAF members across MARLANT took a break from their usual activities to celebrate the power of sports on October 20, as CAF Sports Day saw members take the morning to participate in a wide range of different […]

Vendors and displays around the room in the Fleet Club were available to military and civilian Base personnel who stopped in to the Fall Harvest Festival on October 20.
Photo: Ryan Melanson/Trident Staff

Fall Harvest Festival

Fall Harvest Festival puts focus on fresh food, healthy lifestyles By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CFB Halifax’s first Fall Harvest Festival was held on October 20 at Tribute Tower, featuring local farmers and gardeners, fresh food, educational presentations and live demos. The event was spearheaded by the Nutritional Wellness Working […]

NDWCC: Why do i give?

NDWCC: Why do i give?

NDWCC: Why do I give? By Capt(N) Paul Forget, Base Commander CFB Halifax As Base Commander, I belong to various organizations that are directly related to the community. For example, I sit on the Board of Directors for the Greater Halifax Partnership and the Chamber of Commerce. But the most […]

Members of the Royal Danish Navy's Boarding Party disembark from HMCS Charlottetown and board a rigid-hulled inflatable boat during Operation REASSURANCE on October 3, 2017, while on Exercise BRILLIANT MARINER.
Photo: Cpl J.W.S Houck, FIS

Enhanced naval boarding party

Enhanced naval boarding party on HMCS Charlottetown trains with Royal Danish Navy By Lt(N) Meghan Jacques and LS Richard Donafeld, Operation REASSURANCE MTF Taking advantage of their time operating closely with NATO allies, the enhanced naval boarding party deployed in HMCS Charlottetown recently facilitated a combined team training exercise for […]

Flight Lt James Mealy leads the procession at the at the Caterpillar Valley Cemetery in France on October 12.

Photo: SAC Nicholas Egan, RAF

First World War graves rededicated

First World War graves rededicated thanks to research by retired RCN officer By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff More than 100 years after their deaths during the First World War, two British airmen and one Canadian soldier were recently honoured in France with grave rededication ceremonies officially marking their final resting […]