Anti-Israel Blockade Vanquished on Second Try at B.C. Port

June 17, 2021 – A vessel owned by an Israel-based company managed to unload its cargo at a northern British Columbia port last night, following an ultimately unsuccessful blockade effort by anti-Israel extremists. The ship in question is the Volans, a Liberian-flagged container ship carrying cargo for ZIM, a Haifa-based shipping company that played a key role in the establishment…

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Ten Years After Bottoming, Corner Brook Refloated

June 16, 2021 announcement. Notice no mention of 2011 grounding, three years in layup and seven years in refit. Nor is the fire or ballast tank bungling while in Babcock care. When Her Majesty’s Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Corner Brook began its undocking on June 13, 2021, it became the most modern submarine in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). This undocking…

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Senior Officer Announcements

June 17, 2021 – Lieutenant-General Wayne Eyre, Acting Chief of the Defence Staff, has announced additions to the list of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) General and Flag Officer senior appointments and promotions for 2021. These promotions and appointments support recent decisions on military institutional initiatives. • Commodore Christopher Robinson will be appointed Commander Canadian Fleet Atlantic, in Halifax, replacing Commodore…

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