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Governor General presents honours at Rideau Hall

Governor General presents honours at Rideau Hall

Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada Julie Payette presented honours to 48 recipients during a ceremony on February 28, 2018, at Rideau Hall.
March 15, 2018

The commanding officers of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Kingston and Summerside, along with Commodore Craig Skjerpen, Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic, and exchange officers from Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, gather before departing for West Africa.

Ships depart for West Africa

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships Summerside and Kingston left the winter weather behind as they departed Halifax on January 26, 2018 for a three-month deployment...
March 13, 2018

It’s International Women’s Day – Canadian Armed Forces’ first military female test pilot

Major Catherine Blais is the first and only military female test pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces…
March 8, 2018

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60 Seconds with MGen Nicolas Eldaoud, Chief of Staff Strategic, Military Personnel Command

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To just say thank you is a such shallow expression of appreciation for all that you do.  Your courage, ethics, strength and compassion are admirable.  Your honour is unmatched. You are why I am proud to be a Canadian. You are the epitome of what we should all aspire to. Thank you.

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