Commander Peter Chance RCN (Ret’d) Receives Quilt of Valor

101 years young Commander Peter Godwin Chance (ret’d) received his Quilt of Valor at his home in Sidney December 15th. It was an incredible Honor and Privilege to make this Presentation of this lovely quilt made by Glynis Ballard of Duncan, BC. Peter served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1938 until 1970. During WWII he served in Seven ships…

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5G Energy Awarded BorgConnect® Contract for Esquimalt

5G Energy Ltd., a high technology digital transformation solution company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, has been awarded a Research and Development defense contract by Public Works and Government Services Canada to supply a digital transformation platform called BorgConnect® to the Royal Canadian Navy, Canada, under the Innovative Solutions Canada’s funding program dedicated to Canadian innovators. BorgConnect® shall connect to multiple…

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Former HMCS Qu’Appelle Navigator Retires from Coast Guard

This week we mark the end of a remarkable career and salute excellence in leadership as we say farewell and happy retirement to Assistant Commissioner Roger Girouard. After a 34 year distinguished career with the Canadian Armed Forces, culminating in Commander, Maritime Forces Pacific, Roger joined our Western Region as Assistant Commissioner in May 2013. Since that time, we cannot…

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Saab Receives RCN Order for Sea Giraffe AMB

Saab has signed a contract for multi-role Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars antenna kits, for the upgrade of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class frigates. The contract also includes associated equipment and spare parts with an order value over SEK 300 million. The upgrade is based on the customers’ requirement to sustain the service life and enhances the performance of…

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Davie Shipbuilding Creates Davie Capital

Davie Shipbuilding today announced that it will create an investment division called “Davie Capital” in Q1 2022. Davie Capital will be based at the 1250 Rene-Levesque building in Montreal. It will identify, qualify and manage major investments across Canada as part of Davie’s commitments under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and other key programs. Davie has already made multi-million dollar…

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HMCS Winnipeg Completes Indo-Pacific Deployment

HMCS Winnipeg returned to Esquimalt December 16th after a four-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. During Winnipeg’s deployment, approximately one and a half months was dedicated to Operation NEON, Canada’s contribution to the coordinated multinational effort to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea. Winnipeg’s deployment demonstrates Canada’s continued commitment to work with like-minded…

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