Royal Canadian Navy Welcomes New Commander

May 30, 2022 announcement This morning Vice-Admiral (VADM) Angus Topshee assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (CRCN) from Vice-Admiral Craig Baines in a virtual change of command ceremony presided over by General Wayne Eyre, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS). The ceremony was held at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard, Halifax, home of Maritime Forces Atlantic. VADM…

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Fleet Commanders Travel to Australia

U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Samuel Paparo visited Australia from May 8–12, 2022 to reaffirm the strong and enduring friendship and alliance between Australia and the United States. Paparo met with a number of senior Australian officials to discuss the importance of maritime security and interoperability between naval forces especially in the critical Southwest Pacific Ocean, including: Minister of Defence…

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Topshee to Relieve Baines as RCN Commander

It was announced April 21st that Rear-Admiral A.I. Topshee will be promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral and appointed Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, in Ottawa, replacing Vice-Admiral C.A. Baines, who will retire from the Canadian Armed Forces. Angus Topshee was born in Nepean, Ontario and joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1990. His first four years were spent…

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Baines Needs to Resign Over Blunder of Epic Proportions

June 14, 2021 – If it wasn’t bad enough to be golfing June 2, 2021, a work day, Vice-Admiral Craig Baines decides it would be a good idea to golf with now retired General Vance. Vance, currently under a cloud for doing nothing about sex allegations, is the last person Baines should have been with. Is the sense of entitlement…

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Vice-Admiral Craig Baines Assumes Command of Royal Canadian Navy

January 12, 2021 – Vice-Admiral Craig Baines assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (CRCN) from Vice-Admiral Art McDonald this afternoon in a virtual change of command ceremony presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), at the National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. Vice-Admiral Baines assumes Command as the 37th CRCN. He has…

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