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Minister Anand welcomes Royal Canadian Navy ships from operations in Indo-Pacific 

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Esquimalt – Anita Anand,welcomed home the companies of His Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg as they returned to their homeport of Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, after successfully completing their deployments on Operation (Op) PROJECTION and Op NEON. Since sailing to the Indo-Pacific region in early August, the Halifax-class frigates have carried out an ambitious schedule, which included port calls to eight countries, …

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2M Trees Planted in Honour of Canadian Armed Forces

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Port Hope – Forests are essentially the world’s lungs, and they lay the foundation for all life to thrive on our planet. They offer homes and shelter for our wildlife, provide us with materials we can build and create with, and contribute to the quality of our air and bio-economy. And, for some, they are even more than that. Through …

Minister Anand ends 15th Biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of Americas

Minister Anand ends 15th Biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of Americas

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand concluded her participation in the 15th biennial Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA). The CDMA is a forum for defence ministers and secretaries of the Americas to discuss shared defence and security principles, priorities, and values. This was Minister Anand’s first official trip to Brazil and the first CDMA to be held …

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Canada to acquire aircrafts for Royal Canadian Air Force 

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada has finalized a contract to acquire the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will replace and renew the capability currently fulfilled by the CC-150 Polaris fleet and later become part of the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) fleet. The contract for the procurement and preparation of …

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Canada Marks 5th Anniversary of Leading Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia

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Ottawa – The Canadian Armed Forces marks the 5th anniversary of leading NATO’s multinational enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group in Latvia. Following Russia’s invasion of Crimea, NATO Allies agreed at the 2016 Summit in Warsaw to establish an enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in the eastern part of the Alliance, in order to strengthen deterrence measures. Canada, as the Framework Nation for …

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Marking 5th Anniversary of Defence Policy 

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Ottawa – Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, marked the 5th anniversary of Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE). Launched in 2017, SSE remains an ambitious yet realistic plan that outlines Canada’s defence priorities over 20 years. Recognizing that Canada cannot meet its defence needs without the dedicated, motivated and highly skilled people who work tirelessly to defend Canada and promote Canadian …

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Tackling new world challenges and complexities

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Wainwright – More than 3,200 soldiers from Canada, United States, and the United Kingdom successfully completed Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 22 (Ex MR 22), which began here on May 10, 2022. As the premier Canadian Army collective training event of the year, Ex MR 22 validated the skills of Canadian Army leaders and soldiers in the contemporary operating environment through a force-on-force exercise. This year was …

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Canada expands overseas services for Ukrainians

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Warsaw – The Government of Canada is steadfast in its commitment to help Ukrainians and their family members. Since the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET) was launched, Canada has approved more than 71,000 applications. We recognize that many Ukrainians may have questions after they submit their applications and their biometric information, and Canada is expanding services on the ground …

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Canada’s Leadership in World

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Ottawa – Ivasion of Ukraine has reminded us that the international community is strongest when it acts together in defence of the values we share. In partnership with like-minded democracies around the world, Canada will continue to stand up to the global threats that recognize no borders. To immediately reinforce Canada’s national defence, announcements in Budget 2022 will provide a …

Canada enacts Emergencies Act

Trudeau to travel to Europe from March 6 to 11

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, announced he will travel to Europe from March 6 to 11, 2022, to further strengthen Canada’s solidarity with our European partners and allies in the face of Russia’s unwarranted invasion of Ukraine. Canada stands united with our partners and allies in support of Ukraine. During the visit, the Prime Minister will engage with close …