HMCS Winnipeg Crewmember Lost at Sea

December 15, 2020 – A sailor went missing on Monday, December 14, 2020, while deployed on HMCS Winnipeg. Missing is Master Sailor Duane Earle, a Boatswain, from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The details are still being determined, but it is believed he accidently fell overboard very early on Dec. 14, while the ship was approximately 500 nautical miles west of San Francisco,…

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USS Ross Exercises with SNMG1

December 10, 2020 – USS Ross (DDG 71) completed a multi-warfare exercise with Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1), Dec. 9. Ross conducted a series of air defense exercises and tactical passing maneuvers with Portuguese Vasco da Gama-class frigate NRP Corte-Real (F332), Canadian Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto (FFH 333), six French Dassault Rafale aircraft, and a French E-2C Hawkeye. “Training…

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Serco’s Canada Marine Business Invests In contextere’s Data Analytics Solution

December 7, 2020 – Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the Company is investing $850,000 in Ottawa-based artificial intelligence (AI) software firm contextere. Specifically, contextere’s AI technology, which will extract previously inaccessible data, curate the information, and deliver knowledge that improves performance, increases skills, and eliminates the need for rework. Contextere will develop…

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Seaspan Shipyards to Engage Canadian Youth in Marine Industry STEM Careers

December 8, 2020 – Today, Seaspan Shipyards announced a $300,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable organization that has been providing Canadian youth and educators with engaging science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for more than 25 years. Seaspan’s three-year commitment will support the roll-out of new Kindergarten–Grade 12 (K-12) programming across Canada designed to educate…

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Forever Changed – Stories From the Second World War opens at the Canadian War Museum

December 3, 2020 – The Second World War was a global conflict, fought across almost every continent on land, at sea and in the air. For many Canadians, it was personal, affecting their lives as they served in uniform, contributed to the war effort from the home front, or worried about loved ones in danger. Opening on December 4 at…

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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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