2020 News 

Former naval officer leads B.C.’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

October 16, 2020 – Dr. Bonnie Henry is a prime example of the outstanding achievements of Canadian women who are celebrated during Women’s History Month in October. A former naval officer, Dr. Henry is British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer, the first woman to hold that position. Her journey to becoming a household name in B.C. and across Canada began decades ago as the child of a military family. “I was born in Fredericton as my father was posted to nearby Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Gagetown, but I consider Charlottetown my…

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2020 News 

Former Naval Officer Bonnie Henry Launches CCGS John Cabot in North Vancouver

On Friday, July 3, under strict COVID-19 public health requirements and protocols, Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer, joined a small number of Seaspan Shipyards employees and special guests to break the customary bottle of champagne against the bow of the future CCGS John Cabot, officially launching the third state-of-the-art Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV) for the Canadian Coast Guard. The July launch of the future CCGS John Cabot is a particularly impressive achievement given that construction was completed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seaspan Shipyards significantly adapted its…

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