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VAdm Ron Lloyd, Commander RCN, and RCN Chief Petty Officer CPO1 Michel Vigneault, were on hand for the unveiling of the converted MV Asterix in Quebec on July 21.

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Interim AOR unveiled

Interim AOR unveiled at public ceremony in Quebec By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The RCN’s interim Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship was unveiled to the public in its nearly-completed state during an open-house event at Davie Shipbuilding’s Quebec shipyard on July 21. VAdm Rob Lloyd, Commander RCN, was at the unveiling, […]

Naval Fleet School Atlantic & Naval Training Development Centre Atlantic line up in formation for a Ceremonial Division Parade Group Shot at Porteous Field on July 29.

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Campus Atlantic holds divisions

Divisions held for NFS(A) and NTDC(A) By Virginia Beaton, Trident Staff Promotions and professional achievements were celebrated during Naval Fleet School Atlantic and Naval Training Development Centre Atlantic divisions, held on Porteous Field in Stadacona on Thursday, June 29, 2017. A number of personnel were promoted, as follows: PO1 Lavigne […]

PO2 Raef Wilson of the Stadacona Band has performed at the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo each year since 1981.
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37 years at the Tattoo

Stad Band member has long history with the Nova Scotia Tattoo By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo has been a yearly attraction in Halifax for nearly 40 years, and PO2 Raef Wilson has been there almost every step of the way. The longtime member of […]

A Royal Canadian Navy cutter, the Defender, from CFB Halifax is used to provide 1 Canadian Rangers Patrol Group with critical Search and Rescue and small craft training on Great Slave Lake near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories during Operation NUNAKPUT on July 11, 2016.
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Operation NUNAKPUT 2017

By DND A group of about 140 CAF members and employees from other government departments and agencies will take part in Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 beginning on June 26 in the Northwest Territories. Operation NUNAKPUT 2017 consists of a series of maritime and safety patrols, water and ground reconnaissance, survival training, […]

Rear-Admiral JohnNewton and members of Maritime Forces Atlantic celebrate National Aboriginal Day and enjoy Indigenous performers during the Mi’Kmaw Native Friendship Center’s Mawita’Jik Let us Gather event on the Halifax Commons June 21, 2017


Halifax Mi’Kmaw Native Friendship Center and Chief Petty Officer 2nd class (Retired) Deby Eisan acknowledge RAdm Newton’s support with a special presentation during National Aboriginal Day. Rear-Admiral Newton displays blanket with dancers Denise & Bert Breath Mitchell. 

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National Aboriginal Day

MARLANT takes part in National Aboriginal Day celebrations By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A large crowd of MARLANT personnel gathered at the Halifax Common alongside members of Aboriginal communities from across the province on June 21 for the Mawita’jik – “Let us Gather” event marking National Aboriginal Day in Canada. […]