Canadian Pacific honors Canadian, U.S. military with special locomotives

November 12, 2019 – Canadian Pacific (CP) unveiled five specially painted locomotives on Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S. honoring the culture and history of the armed forces. The five Electro-Motive Diesel SD70ACUs will take the message of military pride across the CP system. “As a leading employer of veterans, CP is proud to commemorate military machines and the brave men and women who’ve operated them in conflicts around the world,” said CP President, CEO and veteran Keith Creel. “As these locomotives pass through communities across…

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Canada in Responsive Space Capabilities Steering Group (RSC)

November 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – In the coming years, the space domain may be the defining backdrop for developments on the world stage. That is why the Defense departments that deal with this have joined forces internationally in the Responsive Space Capabilities Steering Group (RSC). Here 11 countries join forces in the field of research, development, testing and experimentation. The annual meeting took place last week at the Netherlands Aerospace Center. An important theme was the cooperation with civilian space partners. The RSC collaboration dates from 2014. Since then,…

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The North American Satellite Tracking of Pollution (NASTOP) Program

On May 2, 2018 – the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its counterpart in the north, Environment and Climate Change Canada, worked together to create the North American Satellite Tracking of Pollution (NASTOP) Program to bolster our shared capacity to respond to marine pollution events. Much like NOAA, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) works to preserve and enhance the natural environment — including water. Canada and the U.S. share two major coastlines and the Great Lakes. During a spill response, it’s important to have an understanding of the…

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Signature of the North Atlantic Treaty – April 4th 1949 in Washington

On April 4th 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty was signed by Norway, Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Iceland, Canada and the United States. This union of 12 nations became known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or more simply NATO. They were sworn to stand together against aggression. An attack against one, would be an attack against all.

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