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Photo: Bill Gard, CNMT
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Corporate champion and supporter

“Interactive, appealing and informative” are some of the terms used to describe HMCS Sackville’s new website www.hmcssackville.ca  created by Colour, an integrated and marketing agency specializing in digital and social media. The new website is designed to increase awareness, including the significance of Sackville; membership and support for the Second […]

Photo: Cpl Tony Chand, FIS Halifax
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Rain or shine

A technician performs maintenance on the Close In Weapons System onboard HMCS St.John’s during Op REASSURANCE. St. John’s is currently sailing with Standing NATO Maritime Group 1, a naval force made up of ships from various allied countries that work together for a common purpose.

Petty Officer Second Class (PO2) Andrew Childs, a Marine Systems Engineer onboard Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) FREDERICTON, machines new parts on the metal lathe during Exercise SPARTAN WARRIOR, October 30, 2016.

Photo: Tony Chand, Formation Imaging Services 
Le maître de 2e classe (M 2) Andrew Childs, ingénieur en mécanique navale à bord du Navire canadien de Sa Majesté (NCSM) FREDERICTON, usine de nouvelles pièces sur le tour à métal au cours de l’exercice SPARTAN WARRIOR, le 30 octobre 2016.

Photo : Tony Chand, Services d’imagerie de la formation 

Mar Tech Selection Boards

2018 Marine Technician Selection Boards reflect balanced representation By Cdr Luc Tremblay, D Nav P & T To prepare the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for the future fleet, and based on the results of a comprehensive Occupational Analysis, the Marine Technician (Mar Tech) occupation was stood up on July 1, […]

Special thanks to CANEX for sponsoring the Volunteer Recognition Event.  Kathryn Chambers, Myrna Stewart and Shelley Hopkins accept the mock cheque showing the value of volunteer time that is given to H&R MFRC and PSP.
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MFRC Volunteer Recognition Night

Halifax & Region MFRC Volunteer Recognition Night By Sarah-Jean Mannette, Communications, H&R MFRC Volunteers with the H&R MFRC and PSP Community Recreation enjoyed an evening of holiday- inspired fun. The annual Volunteer Recognition Event has been held for more than 16 years. This year’s event was sponsored by CANEX.  100 […]

From left: Annie Boivin, M.Ps.; Mary McGrath, M.Sc.; Dr. Colin Perrier; Dr. Tina Oates-Johnson; Patricia Roache, M.Sc.; Dr. Krista Luedemann; and Chimène Jewer, MSc. Missing from the photo are Dr. Emily Orr and Susan Young, M.Ed. 
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National Psychology Month

DND psychologists serving CAF members By Chimène Jewer, M.Sc., R.Psych, CF H Svcs C (A) February is National Psychology Month, a great opportunity to highlight the role and contributions of DND psychologists serving CAF members in MARLANT as well as those in the civilian community. According to the Canadian Psychological […]

Sailors line the bow of HMCS Athabaskan during the ship’s paying off ceremony on March 10, 2017
Photo: FIS Halifax

HMCS Athabaskan disposal

Contract awarded for disposal of former HMCS Athabaskan By Ryan Melanson, Trident Staff A contract has been awarded for disposal work on the former HMCS Athabaskan, and the ship will soon be towed from HMC Dockyard to the Marine Recycling Corporation (MRC) facilities in Sydney, Nova Scotia for dismantling. Public […]