MARTECH trade marks new chapter for RCN sailors By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff As the RCN prepares for the delivery of the first Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel in 2018, marking the beginning of a new era of modern Canadian ships, changes will also be needed to modernize training, occupations and […]
MARLANT Navy Bike Ride open to all skill levels By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Formation Halifax’s newest annual fitness event is fast approaching, with the very first MARLANT Navy Bike Ride set for Friday, June 2, beginning at the Shearwater Fitness and Sports Centre and with 6km, 15km and 30km […]
Stadacona Band makes a commitment to sexual assault survivors By PO2 Matt Reiner, Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy On April 3, 2017, Canada’s East Coast Navy Band made a commitment to anyone and everyone affected by sexual assault. They committed to believing the stories of all survivors. Sounds […]
Vimy 100: a centennial anniversary honoured By Sarah-Jean Mannette, H&R MFRC With no living veterans from the First World War, all we have to remember that period are stories and photos. They capture a time in which hoarding food was unpatriotic, propaganda encouraged citizens to buy victory bonds as a […]
CFB Halifax welcomes Capt(N) Paul Forget as new Base Commander By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CFB Halifax welcomed a new Base Commander on March 31, with senior leaders from across Formation Halifax, as well as representatives from local government, Halifax Regional Police and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, gathering at […]
Neptune Trident – A rewarding experience for RCN sailors By LCdr Kelly Williamson, MARLANT PA FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – HMCS Summerside departed Freetown, Sierra Leone on March 26, 2017 after a busy week of community outreach, relationship building and training. Summerside and consort HMCS Moncton hosted a number of events […]
Pro athlete shares mental health struggles during visit to CFB Halifax By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A Canadian pro golfer turned mental health ambassador visited HMCS Charlottetown on January 23, two days ahead of this year’s Bell Let’s Talk campaign, to tell his own story and offer thoughts on mental […]
Mooseheads lend support to 13th Annual DND Appreciation Night By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff The Halifax Mooseheads weren’t able to pull off the win, but they still entertained the crowd of 7,680 and helped raise money for a great cause at the 13th Annual DND Appreciation Night, held on January […]
A crewmember mans the .50 mm calibre Heavy Machine Gun as Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) ST JOHN’S enters Constanta Harbour in Romania on February 2, 2017 during Operation REASSURANCE.
The Spanish Naval Frigate JUAN DE BORBON (foreground) and Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) ST JOHN’S (background) break away from formation as the ships transit to the Black Sea on February 1, 2017 during Operation REASSURANCE.