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Preview: Canadian Naval Review Vol. 18 No. 2

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 21 September 2022 Time passes. As the leaves begin to turn and the temperature falls, it’s time for another issue of Canadian Naval Review. In the […]

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Participaction, Sweden and the CAF?

By Moderator, 12 September 2022 Canadians of a certain age will remember tv commercials for Participaction, a government program formed to encourage Canadians to exercise more. The commercials involved an […]

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An Extension for MV Asterix

By David Dunlop, 27 August 2022 Because of delays of the Protecteur-class Joint Support Ship (JSS) project, the Canadian government is forking over another $187 million for the ‘rental’ of […]

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Defence Reviews

By Dan Middlemiss, 19 August 2022 The United Kingdom published its new National Maritime Security Strategy (NMSS) on 15 August 2022. The full report can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-maritime-security-strategy The […]

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CAF and Social Media use

By Moderator, 18 August 2022 Colonel Tod Strickland Commandant, CACSC, released a piece in January called “On Social Media.” It’s about the use of social media by members of the […]

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Another Critique of the NSS

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 27 July 2022 It’s been said before — and it’ll be said again — that the National Shipbuilding Strategy is not going well. There have been […]

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Can Ukraine win Putin’s war?

By David Dunlop, 19 July 2022 Here is an interesting read from The New Statesman U.K edition written by Lawrence Freedman. In it he describes both sides of the conflict […]

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CRCN coin 2022

CRCN invites you to design new coin

RCN Public Affairs, 18 July 2022. Good morning shipmates, I would like to take a moment of your time to invite digitally creative Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) sailors and their […]

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HMCS WIN to RIMPAC 2022

RCN ships depart for RIMPAC 2022

RCN Public Affairs, 12 July 2022 On June 14, 2022, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Vancouver and Winnipeg, and their CH-148 Cyclone helicopter air detachments, departed Esquimalt, B.C., to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) […]

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Taking Care of the Home Front

By Roger Cyr, OMM, CD, 12 July 2022 In 2021, Canada was plagued with major natural disasters. The COVID pandemic continued, and there was a deadly heat wave, the worst […]

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Good News for the NSS

By Les Mader, 6 July 2022 Given all of the bad news and negative comments linked to the National Shipbuilding Strategy, especially with respect to the Joint Support Ship and […]

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