Canadian Forces

2 Canadian Armed Forces members in Halifax charged with importing controlled substance

Two Halifax-based sailors have been arrested and will be facing charges of importing a controlled substance.<p>According to the Department of National …

Armed Forces

Five CF-18s, 135 personnel being sent to Romania to support NATO mission

The Canadian military is sending approximately 135 personnel and five CF-18 Hornets to Constanta, Romania, to participate in NATO enhanced Air …

Military

International military reservists meet and compete in Quebec | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin<p>There are no age limits to participating in the Confederation of Reserve and Medical Reserve Officers competition. The teams …

Military

Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Liberation Day of Korea

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in recognition of the National Liberation Day of Korea:“Today, Koreans …

North Korea

Child, 4, attacked by cougar near Fernie

A four-year-old child was taken to hospital on Sunday after being attacked by a cougar near Fernie.<p>The BC Conservation Officer Service said the …

Trans Mountain Pipeline

Canadian troops come to fight B.C. fires as some ask what took so long

Firefighters from around the world are battling wildfires across B.C., with more help on the way from the Canadian Forces.<p>But there are concerns the …

British Columbia

50-50 pot starting at $100,000 for August 17 vs Ottawa

<b>WINNIPEG, MB., August 13, 2018 –</b> The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the 50/50 prize pot for next Friday’s game against the Ottawa REDBLACKS …

Canadian Football League

Veteran launches proposed class-action lawsuit over disability benefit formula

A former member of the Canadian Forces is suing the federal government, alleging the formula used to calculate long-term disability payments only …

Canadian Politics

History shows we're better off getting along with the U.S.

<b>Re: Canada can stand up to Trump, letter by Michael Lapain, July 28.</b>With no disrespect to Canadian Forces which served with extreme valour and …

Remembrance Day

A vote was held for best air show in America, and this Texas air show was ranked 3rd

Texans already love the annual Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show.<p>Apparently the rest of America is catching on, too.<p>The show, which this year will be …

Air Shows

Vance’s plan to buy U.S.-made uniforms for Canadian military raises issues

My Postmedia colleague Christie Blatchford reports the Canadian military is looking for a new camouflage uniform for its 95,000 regular and reserve …

Canadian News

Want to see the best air show in the US? It’s right here in NC, USA Today ranking says

The people have spoken, and a North Carolina Marine Corps Air Station has no complaints.<p>MCAS Cherry Point Air Show in Havelock found out Friday it …

Air Shows

The second-oldest military aerodrome in Canada turns 100

This week marks 12 Wing Shearwater's 100th anniversary.<p>Originally founded in August 1918 by the US Navy, the military airfield located at Canadian …

Military

Canadian troops headed for Iraq to provide training to deal with IEDs

A small contingent of soldiers from the Canadian Army’s 4 Engineer Support Regiment in New Brunswick left for Iraq Wednesday to provide training for …

Military

One dead, one missing and one rescued from float plane crash in B.C. Interior

One person is dead, one remains missing and a third has been rescued and taken to hospital after a small float plane crashed on Tyaughton Lake, 100 …

Airplanes

Manitoba appoints acting ombudsman

The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba has a new acting ombudsman.<p>Marc Cormier has promoted to the role, replacing Charlene Paquin, who resigned from …

Canadian News

RCAF to present Shearwater Aviation Museum with two Sea Kings as part of base anniversary

Royal Canadian Air Force personnel will be at the Shearwater Aviation Museum at 12 Wing in Shearwater, NS on August 2 for a dedication parade to mark …

Aviation

Free-falling with the SkyHawks, Canada’s troops in the sky

Whitecourt Airport — The anticipation tangles one’s soul but stepping into a free fall from an altitude of 12,500 feet brings breathtaking clarity.<p>Of …

Canadian News

Free-falling with SkyHawks, Canada's troops in the sky

Whitecourt Airport — The anticipation tangles one’s soul but stepping into a free fall from an altitude of 12,500 feet brings breathtaking clarity.Of …

Armed Forces

Canadian soldiers won’t have to buy their own combat boots anymore

Some Canadian soldiers will no longer have to buy their own boots as the military agreed Friday to give them cash for combat footwear.The Canadian …

Military

New policy to put an end to Canadian soldiers buying their own boots

Some Canadian soldiers will no longer have to buy their own boots as a new policy introduced Friday provides them with cash for combat footwear.The …

Special Forces

Edmonton soldier charged with sexual assault of civilian

Military police have laid a sexual assault charge against a soldier at CFB Edmonton relating to an incident with a civilian, according to the …

Edmonton

Crew of HMCS Calgary prepares for Asia-Pacific deployment

HMCS <i>Calgary</i> will leave CFB Esquimalt Monday for a five-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific region on Operation PROJECTION. While deployed the crew …

Esquimalt

Armed Forces reservist charged with sexual assault in Edmonton

A reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident last summer.<p>On July 20, the Canadian …

Armed Forces

Members of Team Canada announced for 2018 Invictus Games in Australia

The Canadian military has officially announced the names of the 40 athletes who will compete for Canada at the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney, …

Armed Forces

The 2018 Honda Celebration of Light kicks off this weekend

The 28th annual Honda Celebration of Light kicks off over the skies of English Bay this weekend!There is no question that the fireworks competition …

Air Shows

Man with knife stopped as he tried to attack Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill

A Department of National Defence official said the incident took place Monday at 10:15 a.m. on the lawn of Parliament Hill, during the Changing of …

Canadian Parliament

Man with knife arrested during Changing of the Guard ceremony

Ottawa Police are investigating after a man with a knife has been detained during the Changing of the Guard parade on Parliament Hill.<p>The incident …

Canadian Politics

B.C. fishing trip prompts search when empty canoe found off west coast of Vancouver Island

VICTORIA — An overdue canoeist off the west coast of B.C.’s Vancouver Island has prompted and air and sea search.<p>A statement from Maritimes Forces …

Coast Guard

Empty canoe prompts search off Flores Island during B.C. fishing trip

VICTORIA — An overdue canoeist off the west coast of B.C.’s Vancouver Island has prompted and air and sea search.<p>A statement from Maritimes Forces …

Canoeing