Thales’ Recruitment Drive Continues

February 26, 2019 – Since 2016, Thales has hired 5,000 to 6,000 people a year. And in 2019, the company’s recruitment drive continues apace, with 5,500 new jobs created worldwide, including 2,500 in France. In 2019, Europe’s largest technology company is focusing on digital security to help invent the world of tomorrow — a world of autonomous systems and smart interconnected sensors. Thales will be recruiting all around the world, mainly in France with new jobs in all parts of the country, but also in Europe (United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands),…

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RCN Officer Experiences Antarctic Operations on BAP Carrasco

February 19, 2019 – Not many people get to go Antarctica, never mind drive an advanced polar class ship as part of the twenty-sixth Scientific Campaign of Peru to Antarctica. On December 17, 2018 Sub-Lieutenant Riley Perrior got the rare opportunity to be part of the Peruvian Navy Ship Buque Armada Peruana (BAP) Carrasco. A Naval Warfar Officer, SLt Perrior operated BAP Carrasco and was an observer of the research taking place during the scientific campaign, called ANTAR XXVI. Some of this research was conducted aboard the ship while the…

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Medal of Bravery Awarded for HMCS Fredericton Incident

February 20, 2019 – On February 23, 2017 HMCS Fredericton was conducting a replenishment at sea with a foreign tanker. HMCS Fredericton had just begun receiving fuel from the tanker when the span wire connected to both ships snapped. The fueling probe and receiver fell to the deck. The fueling hose began falling into the water and pulled the probe from the receiver, bending over metal barriers as it left the ship. The light and heavy messengers, two lines that guide and support the fueling probe as it is heaved…

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Ordinary Seaman Benjamin’s leap of faith

February 21, 2019 – “I joined the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) because I wanted to challenge myself, experience new things and be a part of something great,” said OS Benjamin who joined the RCN in 2016. During her last year of university she knew she had to decide what she wanted to do with the rest of her life. She didn’t know if she wanted to find a job within her degree or do something different. “One day, I saw a commercial for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and something…

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Veterans and Military families call for more support to the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign

February 21, 2019 – Representatives and supporters of the Highway of Heroes Tree Campaign are asking for increased support from the Federal Government. The campaign will fund the planting of 2,000,000 trees between Trenton and Toronto, one tree for every Canadian that has served during times of conflict. 117,000 of the most prominent trees will be planted along and near the stretch of the 401 known as the Highway of Heroes, one tree for every life lost while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. Support from the Government of Canada…

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