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Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk, centre, Commander of the Canadian Army, poses with Brockville Rifles and local dignitaries ahead of the local regiment's annual officers' mess dinner on ... Richard Garber, Lt.-Gen Wynnyk, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown, Rev.
Gen. Marc Theriault, the head of Canadian Forces Public Affairs, will become a new advisor to Governor General Julie Payette. It is unclear at this point what ... MPs on the House of Commons defence committee raised those concerns and questioned generals about details of the Mali mission and whether ...

Perhaps Janzen should look inward to his own public affairs organization and ask Assistant Deputy Minister Public Affairs Chris Henderson or Brig.-Gen.Marc Theriault, director general of public affairs, why there was no technical briefing available or proper answers provided to questions by journalists?
Lt. Gen. Stephen Bowes, who was appearing before the committee, answered that, “war zone is not a term. It's a complex conflict zone.” Col. Jay Janzen, the Canadian Forces Director of Strategic Communications, sent out a tweet Friday to defence journalists. “Canada can do better than the nonsensical ...
A ceremony was held at the Canadian Forces Base in Kingston to honour Maj.-Gen. Omer Lavoie and Maj.-Gen. J.S.S.D. Fortin. General Lavoie served as commander of the 1st Canadian Division for two years and on Friday, he handed over his title to Maj.-Gen. Fortin. “It's a privilege to command and I'm so ...
Maj.-Gen. Fortin will serve as new commander of 1st Canadian Division. A ceremony was held at the Canadian Forces Base in Kingston to honour Maj.-Gen. Omer Lavoie and Maj.-Gen. J.S.S.D. Fortin. Continue reading → ...

The Royal Canadian Air Force has already completed its own probe of the incident but Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of ... That includes reviewing the police reports and related evidence, including the work done by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service into the alleged assault by Williams.
Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance has cited changing the culture around sexual misconduct in the Canadian Forces as one of the top priorities of his tenure. He launched the Forces' mission to identify and eliminate sexual misconduct, Operation Honour, in 2015. The Strategic Response Team ...
“It's a very, very prestigious medal,” Drummond said. “He leads by example; when anything needs to be done, Bob's the first man to put his name forward.” McNevin's son Richard served with Canadian Forces in Afghanistan, which was one of the reasons he felt strongly about getting a LAV for Airdrie.
A Canadian Forces spokesperson told the Toronto Star that this includes a ban on associating with outlaw biker gangs. In Canada, the Hells Angels and Outlaws are considered by police to be outlaw biker gangs. The 2018 general order follows a July 2014 report obtained by the Toronto Star under the ...

Lieutenant-General Michael Hood, Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, inspects the troops during the Operation IMPACT Mission Transition Parade, in Kuwait, on March 5, 2016. ... A CANFORGEN has now gone out outlining the latest promotions and retirements from the Canadian Forces. Here it ...
Gen. Julie Payette presents the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) to Warrant Officer Nicolaas Soulis during a ceremony on Wednesday at Rideau Hall in ... A local Canadian Forces warrant officer received a Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor General on Wednesday after developing a ...
A number of the questions Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance was asked by senators on the defence committee Monday focused on concerns about Canadians who fought for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The senators wanted details about whether these Canadians were slipping back ...
OTTAWA — The military is currently wrestling with the implications of marijuana legalization, Canada's top general says — including time restrictions on using the drug before going on duty. "We're going to try to be smart about it," chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said on Monday. "But in the end, ...
“We hold Canadian Armed Forces personnel to a high standard of conduct when representing our country at home and abroad,” Lieutenant-General Stephen Bowes, Commander Canadian Joint Operations Command, said in a statement. “Upholding this standard at all times is essential to our operational ...
“We're going to try to be smart about it,” chief of defence staff Gen. ... But the Canadian Forces' surgeon general is looking at different initiatives to better understand the drug's effects, including how long they last, Vance said, to ensure the military has the necessary information to make the right regulations.
But this specific flight had among its passengers, RCAF Lt.-Gen. Alain Parent, the vice chief of the defence staff and the second highest ranking officer in the Canadian Forces, as well as Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West, the most senior non-commissioned member of the Canadian Forces. They apparently ...
Ottawa moves to settle sexual misconduct class action lawsuits against Canadian Forces .... The armed forces, under the leadership of Gen. Jonathan Vance, the country's top general, have sought to address harassment in their ranks through Operation Honour, a mission to eliminate harmful and ...


 

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