Leadership

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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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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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Vice-Admiral Topshee’s Flag Hoist Signal

RCN Public Affairs, 01 June 2022 I am proud to assume command of the Royal Canadian Navy. In this era of diminished trust in senior leadership, I recognize that I […]

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Whatever happened to leadership?

By Roger Cyr, OMM, CD There are now culture officers appointed to ships when they deploy to sea, with the role of ensuring that senior members abide with the naval […]

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Canada Geese and the CAF

By Dr. Ann Griffiths, 2 May 2022 The Commander of Canadian Forces Support Group (Ottawa-Gatineau) and Base Commander of Canadian Forces Base Ottawa-Gatineau sent out the following advisory last week […]

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Golfing: A New Battlefield?

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 14 June 2021 Admiral Craig Baines has just issued an apology for golfing with former Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance. Lieutenant-General Mike Rouleau, the Vice-Chief […]

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Vice-Admiral Craig Baines’ Flag Hoist Signal

RCN Public Affairs, 13 January 2021. As I today assume command from Vice-Admiral McDonald, I would like to recognize the significant leadership that my shipmate has provided to the Royal […]

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RCN Rank Designation Change Decision

RCN Public Affairs, 28 August 2020. RCN Rank Change Initiative Poll Results & Rank Designation Change Decision Shipmates, Thank you for participating so enthusiastically in our poll seeking your advice […]

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Pandemics and Navies

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 31 March 2020. You would have to be living in a cave not to have noticed that we’re currently facing a situation that hasn’t been seen since […]

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What Future for the Naval Reserves in Canada?*

[*This article was original published in the April 2013 issue of Marine Matters. It is reprinted here with the permission of the publisher, Mr. Aldert van Nieuwkoop.] When partnerships work, […]

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Lawson not a guarantee for F-35 selection

After the initial flurry of comments following the appointment of Lieutenant-General Thomas Lawson as Chief of Defence Staff, some more measured observations about the duties and responsibilities of the position […]

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