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  • FMF under the gun for RIMPAC readiness
    by Teresa Laird on 07/07/2020 at 3:00 pm

      Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ It’s been all hands on deck lately at Fleet Maintenance Facility (FMF) Cape Breton to get HMCS Winnipeg ready for the upcoming RIMPAC 2020 exercise and an overseas deployment afterwards. Their ultimate goal is to get the Halifax-class frigate into a […]

  • Unprecedented times – gradual training restart
    by Teresa Laird on 06/07/2020 at 6:50 pm

      Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ Training for military members has started up with a gradual, phased re-opening of facilities across the country. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), through the Naval Personnel and Training Group (NPTG), has reactivated its Naval Training System (NTS) in the […]

  • Volume 65, Issue 26, July 6, 2020
    by Teresa Laird on 06/07/2020 at 5:30 pm

    Click issue cover to download the PDF The post Volume 65, Issue 26, July 6, 2020 appeared first on Pacific Navy News.

  • New hazard allowance for CAF members on COVID-19 frontlines
    by Lookout on 05/07/2020 at 2:00 pm

    DND ~ The Exceptional Hazard Allowance has been amended to compensate Canadian Armed Forces members who are deployed in COVID-19 risk environments.  Eligible Canadian Armed Forces members deployed on Operation Laser, and the domestic portion of Operation Globe, who were/are at risk of exposure […]

  • How is COVID-19 affecting you?
    by Lookout on 04/07/2020 at 2:00 pm

    Attention Regular and Primary Reserve Force Members: Please participate in our study on the impacts of isolation on CAF members during COVID-19. Personnel Support Programs (PSP) would like to know how COVID-19 is affecting your individual operational physical readiness. Are you accessing PSP online […]

  • Battle of the Atlantic: Bill Wilson remembers the war’s end
    by Lookout on 03/07/2020 at 2:00 pm

    Able Seaman (Retired) Bill Wilson, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve ~ On the morning of May 8, 1945, His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ottawa, along with the destroyer HMCS Restigouche, was alongside on the Dartmouth side of the Halifax Harbour, having just escorted the troopship […]

  • A Family in Arms
    by Lookout on 02/07/2020 at 2:00 pm

    Peter Mallett / Capt Lisa Evong, Staff Writers Two sailors on board HMCS Regina share a remarkable bond, even more resilient than the tightest of Royal Canadian Navy shipmates. That’s because they are father and son.  The unique paternal connection in the Esquimalt-based warship […]

  • Boomer’s Legacy: Riding to Remember
    by Lookout on 01/07/2020 at 11:52 pm

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ A team of cyclists kept the flame of Boomer’s Legacy burning bright last week. A tribute ride was conducted Saturday, June 20, as this year’s full edition of the annual fundraising bike ride for the charitable foundation was cancelled due to COVID-19. […]

  • Message from a Prideful Admiral
    by Lookout on 01/07/2020 at 11:24 pm

    While COVID-19 restrictions will mute public celebrations somewhat, our West Coast sunny summer days will still make for a terrific Pride Week in Victoria (June 28 to July 5).  This week we join (virtual) hands with our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and 2-spirited (LGBTQ2+) […]

  • CFB Esquimalt celebrates Pride
    by Lookout on 30/06/2020 at 4:45 pm

    Peter Mallett, Staff Writer ~ The base is bolstering its commemoration of Victoria Pride Week 2020 by raising the rainbow flag for seven days in three locations. Each morning, from June 29 to July 5, the rainbow flag will be hoisted high atop flag poles located at Nelles Block in Naden, […]

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