Legion joins chorus of anger over conditions in long-term care

May 29, 2020 – The Royal Canadian Legion is demanding better and humane treatment for Veterans and Seniors in all long-term care centers in Canada. This comes after a damning report about conditions in some Ontario centers, as observed by the military’s Joint Task Force (central). The Legion sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau this week, asking for immediate…

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US Navy Locates HMCS Fredericton CH-148 Cyclone Wreckage

May 27, 2020 – In the early morning of May 27, 2020, a combined Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and United States Navy (USN) search and recovery team arrived at the CH-148 Cyclone crash site, which is approximately 220 nautical miles east of Catania, Sicily. The REMORA III remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) then dove to a depth of 3143 meters and quickly…

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Statements from the Family of Captain Maxime Miron-Morin RCAF

Maxime Miron-Morin, February 24, 1991 – April 29, 2020. Captain Maxime Miron-Morin (Max) RCAF was tragically lost in the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crash while proudly serving Canada aboard HMCS Fredericton in support of Operation REASSURANCE. **************************************** Max was a genuine and patient soul; his authenticity and approachable demeanor instantly drew people to him. He had the time of day and…

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Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT in Rankin Inlet

May 20, 2020 – Royal Canadian Navy divers participated in Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut from March 2 to 18, 2020, along with divers from Finland, France and Belgium. “The conduct of dive operations in the Arctic in temperatures below -50 degrees Celsius presents many unique challenges relating primarily to equipment temperatures and freeze-up,” said Lieutenant (Navy) Kristopher Hicks,…

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Colombian Navy Returns Rescued Canadians

May 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 14 of this year, thanks to the timely reaction of Colombian Navy Units, they allowed to safeguard the lives of two Canadians, who were left adrift after the Canadian-flagged “Exception” sailboat suffered failures. in its propulsion engine, in Colombian Pacific waters. The events that were disclosed through communications between the United States…

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