Outgoing Commanding Officer, Cdr Christoper Devita (left) and incoming Commanding Officer, Cdr Geoffrey Simpson sign Change of Command Certificates as witnessed by RAdm Craig Baines, Commander JTFA and MARLANT, during HMCS Montreal’s Change of Command Ceremony on July 27, 2019.
Ward 5 Neighbourhood Center hosted its annual Block Party on Thursday, August 22 in celebration of the North End Halifax Community. The event consisted of a BBQ, refreshments, games, and community bonding. Base Commander Capt(N) David Mazur (right), Base Chief CPO1 Gregory (left), HRM’s Mayor Mike Savage (second right) and […]
Fresh off a stint as the flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), the American Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Gravely came alongside in Halifax for a port visit on August 7, tying up at Jetty NH. The ship was recently deployed for six months with SNMG1 in the […]
Crews used a crane to lift and move the anchor from the former HMCS Preserver on August 16. The intent is to soon have the anchor on permanent display just outside the main Stadacona gates on Gottingen Street, along with interpretive signage explaining the anchor’s significance. The work is being […]
LS Russ Blackburn of HMCS Regina greets his son after the ship returned to Esquimalt on August 19 following a six-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific Region. The ship participated in Ops PROJECTION, NEON, and ARTEMIS while deployed.
The self-care event held in honour of International Self Care Day, provided insightful information and tips on how we, as human beings, can be more mindful of prioritizing our mental and physical health. The event consisted of a series of workshops about taking care of ourselves in all aspects including exercising self-compassion. […]
On July 29, 2019, LCdr Matthew Mitchell (left), incoming Commander HMCS Shawinigan and LCdr Teri Share (right), outgoing Commander HMCS Shawinigan, sign Change of Command certificates while witnessed by Capt(N) Matthew Bowen, Commander Sea Training Group (centre).
The Nijmegen team from 12 Wing Shearwater recently completed the annual four-day marches known as Vierdaagse, in the Netherlands, from July 16-19.
Brianna Marie Allard of Mount Uniacke, NS, a graduate of Avon View High School in Windsor, NS, is the recipient of the Nova Scotia Naval Association of Canada (NSNAC) 2019 bursary. Dr Guy Chauvin, chair of the NSNAC bursary selection committee, was on hand to present a cheque when Brianna […]
On July 29, 2019, HMCS Ville de Quebéc departed HMC Dockyard in Halifax, for Arctic waters.