Chinese Propaganda Slams Taiwan Strait Transit

The US Navy destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg sailed through the Taiwan Strait on October 15, and the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sent its naval and air forces to track and monitor the two warships in the whole course, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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USS Dewey and HMCS Winnipeg Transit Taiwan Strait

Destroyer USS Dewey conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg October 14-15, 2021. “The transit demonstrates the commitment of the United States and Canada to a free and open Indo-Pacific, Cooperation like this represents the centerpiece of our approach to a secure and prosperous region” said CDR Haley Sims, US 7th Fleet Public…

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Royal Navy Sailors to Get Canadian Polar Training

More Royal Navy sailors will be trained in taking ships into challenging polar waters thanks to a new collaborative agreement with the Canadian Coast Guard. Its sailors will benefit from Canadian training in navigating through icy waters, breaking sheets of ice where necessary, while Canadian Coast Guard personnel will have operational training opportunities and gain experience with crewless technology with…

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Navy League Honors Lt Kevin Daeninck

Our dedicated volunteers are the heart of everything we do, and the hands behind all our accomplishments since the Navy League of Canada was incorporated. An incredible 3,000 volunteers in over 200 communities across Canada continue to make a positive impact on future leaders. One of these volunteers is Lt(N) Kevin Daeninck, who enrolled as a sea cadet on March…

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It’s Not Just 700 Statement on Dawe Appointment

Issued October 5, 2021 Today, It’s Not Just 700, a grassroots volunteer peer support group for those who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma in the Canadian Armed Forces, was shocked to read an article in the news that Major General Dawe has been appointed to review recommendations of Former Justice, Louise Arbour’s report on Military Sexual Misconduct. To say our…

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Canadian Warship Docks in Manila for Goodwill Visit

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is on a goodwill visit to the Philippines to demonstrate the friendly relations between the two countries. The Canadian Embassy in Manila on Tuesday said Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg arrived on Monday and would be docked at the Port of Manila October 11-13. The Winnipeg last visited the country in 2017. Aside from…

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HMCS Winnipeg Operated With Allied Carrier Strike Groups

U.S. Navy carrier strike groups led by flagships USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) joined with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (JMSDF) Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) and the United Kingdom’s carrier strike group (CSG 21) led by HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) to conduct multiple carrier strike group operations in the Philippine Sea, Oct.…

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JPN-USA-GBR-NLD-CAN-NZL Multilateral Exercise

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021 (IPD21) unit conducts a multilateral exercise with the U.S. Navy (USN), Royal Navy (RN), Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) in order to strengthen cooperation and realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with…

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RCN Officer Serving on USCGC Healy

USCGC Healy Facebook post: “Serving aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy has been an incredible opportunity for me and my service. As a member of the Royal Canadian Navy, I’m serving alongside and cross-pollinating with members from the U.S. Coast Guard, the Royal Navy, and the U.S. Navy. We’ve integrated with Healy’s crew for their Northwest Passage transit and science missions…

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