Military

Health-care workers wait in line at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities

Canadian Armed Forces to support vaccine efforts in 32 communities of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation

 

In this photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, A Russian Tu-160 strategic bomber fires a cruise missile at test targets, during a military drills, Russia. The Russian military has conducted sweeping drills of its strategic nuclear forces that featured several practice missile launches. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

Russia follows US to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

U.S. completed its withdrawal from the pact in November

  • Jan 15, 2021

 

Art McDonald, then the new head of the navy, addressed the audience at the Royal Canadian Navy change of command ceremony in Halifax on June 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

New defence chief apologizes to victims of military sexual misconduct, hate

McDonald promised to work to root out discrimination and harassment

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the troops at Adazi Military Base in Kadaga, Latvia, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the troops at Adazi Military Base in Kadaga, Latvia, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Mary MacAfee waves as the frigate HMCS Halifax heads from the harbour in Halifax on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 to start a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea to assist in NATO counter-terrorism patrols and related activities throughout the region. MacAfee’s son-in-law Petty Officer Phil Hudson is a member of the ship’s crew. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

HMCS Halifax sets sail on 6-month deployment on New Year’s Day

HMCS Halifax sets sail on 6-month deployment on New Year’s Day

Mary MacAfee waves as the frigate HMCS Halifax heads from the harbour in Halifax on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 to start a six-month deployment in the Mediterranean Sea to assist in NATO counter-terrorism patrols and related activities throughout the region. MacAfee’s son-in-law Petty Officer Phil Hudson is a member of the ship’s crew. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy Vice-Admiral Art McDonald is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Navy commander Art McDonald tapped to steer Canadian military as new defence chief

Navy commander Art McDonald tapped to steer Canadian military as new defence chief

Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy Vice-Admiral Art McDonald is seen during an interview with The Canadian Press in Ottawa, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Canadian Joint Operations Commander Lt.-Gen. Mike Rouleau speaks during a news conference on the recent Canadian Forces helicopter crash, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Ottawa. The Canadian Armed Forces is preparing to formally apologize to victims of sexual misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct

Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct

Canadian Joint Operations Commander Lt.-Gen. Mike Rouleau speaks during a news conference on the recent Canadian Forces helicopter crash, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Ottawa. The Canadian Armed Forces is preparing to formally apologize to victims of sexual misconduct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Supreme Court Justice Richard Wagner (left) confers with his colleague Supreme Court Justice Morris Fish in Ottawa, Dec. 10, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Ottawa launches independent review of Canada’s beleaguered military-justice system

Ottawa launches independent review of Canada’s beleaguered military-justice system

Supreme Court Justice Richard Wagner (left) confers with his colleague Supreme Court Justice Morris Fish in Ottawa, Dec. 10, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. nbsp;Top defence officials have ordered Canadian troops to keep up their guard against COVID-19 while painting a gloomy picture of how the pandemic could affect the military and country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance responds to a question during a news conference Friday, June 26, 2020 in Ottawa. nbsp;Top defence officials have ordered Canadian troops to keep up their guard against COVID-19 while painting a gloomy picture of how the pandemic could affect the military and country. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19

Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19

Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19

Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19
HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash

HMCS Fredericton returns after six-month mission marked by tragic helicopter crash
Military issues new orders in effort to crackdown on ‘hateful conduct’

Military issues new orders in effort to crackdown on ‘hateful conduct’

Military issues new orders in effort to crackdown on ‘hateful conduct’

Military issues new orders in effort to crackdown on ‘hateful conduct’
Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP

Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP

Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP

Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP
Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme

Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme

Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme

Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme
Cyclone crash caused by ‘conflict’ between pilot, helicopter: DND

Cyclone crash caused by ‘conflict’ between pilot, helicopter: DND

Cyclone crash caused by ‘conflict’ between pilot, helicopter: DND

Cyclone crash caused by ‘conflict’ between pilot, helicopter: DND

Ninety Canadian troops to leave for Ukraine as military looks to resume mission

Ninety Canadian troops to leave for Ukraine as military looks to resume mission

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has been clear that the $553 billion in military spending promised over 20 years will continue, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Military spending needed more now than ever, top defence official says

OTTAWA — The Defence Department’s top civilian official is touting the importance…

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has been clear that the $553 billion in military spending promised over 20 years will continue, in a June 11, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece

Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece

Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece

Drone retrieves human remains, pieces of navy helicopter that crashed off Greece
Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean

Military has located wreckage of helicopter and remains in Mediterranean