After 20 Years in Esquimalt and No Deployments, HMCS Victoria on Latest Sea Trials

October 22, 2020 – HMCS Victoria, which first arrived in Esquimalt October 23, 2000 and has never deployed, recently achieved another milestone as part of her ongoing sea trials. With the diesel-electric submarine operating on the surface in Royal Roads, a CH148 Cyclone helicopter hovered above to practice transferring equipment and personnel to the sub below – a first for…

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Statement from the family of Master Corporal Matthew Cousins

May 29, 2020 – On April 29, 2020 Matthew Cousins was tragically taken from us during a NATO exercise in the Ionian sea while serving aboard the H.M.C.S Fredericton. Matthew’s career in the Canadian Armed Forces spanned 26 years. His interests took him from being a reserve Infantryman, to a regular force RMS Clerk, and eventually an Airborne Electronic Sensor…

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