Veterans’ Week Poster Unveiled on HMCS Haida

July 27, 2019 – During the Second World War, Canadians from all walks of life accomplished much and sacrificed greatly in the fight for the rights and freedoms we enjoy today. This year’s 75th anniversary of the Italian Campaign recognizes and remembers the more than 93,000 Canadians who served in this bitter struggle—an important step in finally achieving victory in Europe in May 1945. Today, the Minister of Veterans Affairs unveiled the official poster for Veterans’ Week to commemorate the Italian Campaign during the Second World War. The poster features…

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HMCS Haida to be named RCN Flagship

In response to a petition started by Project Naval Distinction Founder and Executive Director, Patrick White, the Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan has confirmed that HMCS Haida will be named Flagship of the Royal Canadian Navy in 2018. The response was tabled in the House of Commons on January 29th, 2018 (included below). “Recognition of HMCS Haida, the ‘fightingest’ ship in Canadian history, as the Royal Canadian Navy Flagship has been a prime objective of Project Naval Distinction and is a symbolic way of honouring her incredible story,” White…

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