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  1. Afghanistan: Canada’s longest war

    16.11.2017 10:11

    Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian government was quick to express its solidarity with the United States following the 9/11 attacks and was soon preparing for combat in Afghanistan.

  2. 1 CMBG hones warfighting skills on Ex IRON RAM

    16.11.2017 08:11

    Wainwright, Alberta  — Much of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) descended on the Wainwright training area in mid-October to participate in Exercise IRON RAM (Ex IRON RAM). With...

  3. Be battle ready and mission ready with FORCE Combat

    15.11.2017 04:11

    Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Army (CA) is adopting a challenging new fitness objective that better reflects the physical requirements of operations.

  4. The Vimy Ridge Gun: Restoring a Part of Canada’s History

    09.11.2017 10:11

    St. Catharines, Ontario — The Vimy Ridge Gun is a captured German howitzer. Volunteers and donors from the Lincoln and Welland Regiment Foundation have worked since 2009 to restore this piece of...

  5. Bringing closure and a final resting place, a century later

    09.11.2017 10:11

    Ottawa, Ontario — From 2002 to 2011, it became a familiar sight to witness hundreds of people lining the overpasses along the Highway of Heroes, located between Trenton and Toronto, to pay...

  6. Military Police Commander achieves another first

    09.11.2017 09:11

    Ottawa, Ontario — There are several notable aspects to the career of Lieutenant-Colonel Vanessa Hanrahan: The native Newfoundlander was half of the first female command team to lead a Canadian...

  7. From the Olympics to Passchendaele: Alexander Decoteau’s exceptional journey

    07.11.2017 09:11

    Passchendaele, Belgium — On November 12, 2017, Canadians will participate in the Alex Decoteau Run, a 5K portion of the 16K Poppies’ Run taking place through the historic battlefield of...

  8. Military and civilian partners join forces to counter explosive threats

    07.11.2017 07:11

    Borden, Ontario — A United Nations doctrine on the improvised explosive device (IED) problem, created with the input of Canadian military personnel, has been put into practice for the first time...

  9. A devotion to peace: the Suez Crisis

    06.11.2017 10:11

    Ottawa, Ontario — While Canada’s role in international peacekeeping missions has been reduced since the start of the Afghanistan mission in 2001, Canadians can continue to take pride in our...

  10. Artist explores her own ‘Journey to Remembrance’

    03.11.2017 09:11

    Longview, Alberta — In childhood, the closest Alberta-based artist Deanna Lavoie ever got to the military was watching her brothers play soldier. She stopped taking history classes in Grade 11,...