Transferring ESSMs in the time of COVID-19

November 25, 2020 – The morning of August 31, 2020, was a hot one in the Hawaiian sun. The Combat Systems Engineering (CSE) Officer of HMCS Winnipeg stood on the flight deck, ready to give a safety brief. Another successful Exercise RIM of the PACIFIC (RIMPAC) had just wrapped, and Winnipeg’s CSE department figured significantly in the many gunnery exercises…

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PAO Bureaucrat Named a 2020 Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders

December 2, 2020 – Mercedes-Benz Canada congratulates the 16 women who have been named as 2020 Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award winners, and recognizes the achievements of the rest of this year’s Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards recipients. The Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award celebrates the professional achievements of women aged 30 to 45 who are…

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Canada Joins Six Other Nations in ICE-PPR MOU

December 8, 2020 – The International Cooperative Engagement Program for Polar Research Memorandum of Understanding (ICE-PPR MOU) entered into effect on November 27, 2020. The MOU establishes general provisions that apply across basic research to development, testing and evaluation to improve partners’ capabilities for successful and safe operations in Polar areas. Participating nations include the Department of National Defence of…

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BAE Systems delivers warship support to HMCS Toronto

December 8, 2020 – BAE Systems has successfully completed planned systems maintenance and repair on HMCS Toronto, a Royal Canadian Navy ship, allowing the vessel to return to sea. The work was undertaken at the home of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, UK. BAE Systems readied the Halifax-class frigate for her next assignment by providing support to the…

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About the Japan-Canada Defense Minister Telephone Talks

November 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – We would like to inform you that the marking has been carried out as follows: A telephone conversation was held between Defense Minister Kishi and the Canadian Defense Minister for about 40 minutes from 10:00 on November 25, 2020. At the beginning, the Canadian Minister of Defense expressed his congratulations to Minister Kishi for…

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Foreign Ministers address NATO 2030, Afghanistan, Russia, security in the Black Sea region, and the rise of China

December 2, 2020 – NATO foreign ministers concluded two days of virtual meetings on Wednesday (2 December 2020) to discuss key issues, including NATO’s adaptation, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and Afghanistan. Addressing the situation in Afghanistan, Allies underlined their commitment to the NATO training mission and to supporting the Afghan security forces in the fight against terrorism.…

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Thales Appoints Chris Pogue as New Managing Director of Canadian Defence & Security Business

November 23, 2020 – Thales Canada – Defence and Security welcomes Chris Pogue as its new Managing Director. Chris replaces Jerry McLean, who announced his retirement effective November 16, 2020. Before joining Thales, Chris was President of MDA Government, where he was responsible for the company’s Defence, Earth Observation Systems, Enterprise IT and Government Space Robotics lines of business. In…

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