The ship’s company of HMCS Halifax can’t do much running on land right now, but that isn’t stopping them from taking part in their annual Run for Wishes in support of Make-A-Wish Canada. Sailors have been logging distance whenever they can on treadmills, on the flight deck or while alongside […]
Members of HMCS Ville de Québec joined Habitat for Humanity on April 12 to help out in moving drywall into a pair of homes. The sailors said they were happy to assist volunteers and community partners to help build affordable housing for families in need.
Work continues on the Naval Large Tug (NLT) project at the Ocean Industries Inc. shipyard at L’Isle-aux-Coudres, QC. The project will deliver four new tugboats to the Royal Canadian Navy – two on each coast. The first two boats are expected to be delivered this year, with the remainder arriving […]
HMCS Halifax conducts advanced Naval Boarding Party small arms training on the flight deck on March 26 while sailing with Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) in the Baltic. The team trains with a focus on safely and effectively operating firearms in response to various tactical scenarios. Halifax is currently […]
After missing their annual friendly hockey game in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, members of HMCS Queen Charlotte took on members of the Prince Edward Island Regiment and 36 Signals Regiment on March 24, with the Naval Reserve team taking a 2-0 victory.
HMCS Windsor departed HMC Dockyard Halifax for sea trials in the Bedford Basin on March 16. It’s an early step as the submarine prepares to return to operations for the first time in two years, following maintenance work and modernization upgrades.
HMCS Moncton, still adorned in Second World War era dazzle paint, arrived back in Halifax on March 9 after a six-week deployment to Operation CARIBBE. The ship was in the region to assist U.S. Coast Guard allies on enhanced counter-narcotics operations.
Sailor First Class Bradley Northrup, the recipient of the 2020 Admiral Jones’ Shield for his contribution to Formation Halifax sports, poses with the award. Though an in-person version of the CFB Halifax Sports Recognition Awards wasn’t possible for 2020, the deserving winners were announced earlier this year, and in-person presentations […]
Joint Task Force North CWO Sherri Forward (bottom-left) and Commanding Officer BGen Patrick Carpentier (bottom, second from left) pose with dive team members of Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) at the dive site in Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife, NT during Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT on March 4.
Sailor First Class Brooke Fisher, a Naval Electronic Sensor Operator aboard HMCS Calgary, works the lines as the ship departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honululu, Hawaii on March 7, prior to the ship’s start on Operation ARTEMIS and Operation PROJECTION.