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Capt Mike Evans’ team competes on a Beneteau 40.7 sailboat during the China Cup International Regatta 2017.
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China Cup Regatta

RCAF sailboat racer competes at prestigious Hong Kong event By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff One of Formation Halifax’s top sport sailors is back from testing his racing skills overseas against some of the best in the world. Capt Mike Evans, a Weapons Tactics Analyst at Trinity, led a 12-man crew […]

CISM Cross-Country Championship
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CISM Cross-Country Championship

MARLANT runners compete at CISM event in Hungary By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Fifteen CAF members from across the country travelled Balatonakarattya, Hungary during the first of week November to compete at the CISM World Military Cross-Country Championship, and among them were MARLANT representatives Lt(N) Michael Bergeron and Lt(N) Natalia […]

From left, CANEX CFB Halifax Manager Glenn Banfield, Base Commander Capt(N) Paul Forget, and SISIP Branch Manager Jim Boylan at Juno Tower on November 15, where CANEX and SISIP presented a cheque for $179,967 to the CFB Halifax and 12 Wing Shearwater base/wing fund.
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CANEX and SISIP give back

CANEX/SISIP give back to Formation Halifax By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff CANEX and SISIP Financial have been serving military communities across Canada for nearly 50 years, and it’s no different at CFB Halifax. CAF members support these CFMWS organizations with their hard-earned money, and in turn, CANEX and SISIP give […]

LS Jeremy Hodder touches up a doorway at Veith House on October 31.
Photo: MCpl Chris Ringius, FIS Halifax
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Day of Caring at Veith House

RCN offers a helping hand to Veith House By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff Veith House is a neighbourhood hub that’s been providing services and opportunities for residents of North End Halifax for nearly 50 years, but even a staunch community supporter can sometimes use a helping hand. And that’s exactly […]

Photograph of Halifax looking south after the blast, showing ships in the Harbour and destruction on the shore.
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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.
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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 […]