Vice-Admiral McDonald becomes the 36th Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy
Jun12

Vice-Admiral McDonald becomes the 36th Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy

Vice-Admiral Art McDonald has officially assumed the duties of Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) from Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd in a ceremony that was held today. The formal change of command ceremony was presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard, Halifax, home of Maritime Forces Atlantic. VAdm McDonald has...

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Game Changer: Wayne McKay, Galley Design Specialist, Smart Galley Designs
Jun10

Game Changer: Wayne McKay, Galley Design Specialist, Smart Galley Designs

In 1994, Wayne McKay was called upon by KPMG personnel search division to change careers from Executive Chef of the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax to a corporate F&B Cost Controller in charge of managing the food procurement in Moncton, N.B. This change marked the entrance of McKay into the marine industry. Here he was charged with...

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Game Changer: Glenn Walters, Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME
Jun07

Game Changer: Glenn Walters, Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME

Glenn Walters has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the marine industry. With over 35 years involvement in the sector (20 as a Canadian Naval Engineering Officer, 10 in industry and the last five as an independent consultant), Glenn is utilizing his experience in his current role as Global Membership Committee Chair, SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and...

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Game Changer: Ashley Meyers, President, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, AntoXa Corporation
Jun06

Game Changer: Ashley Meyers, President, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, AntoXa Corporation

The threat of chemical and biological warfare is real. It can be unleashed at any time and in any place. So, what are some of the antidotes to fight against this threat? Ashley Meyers One of our Game Changers for the June/July issue of Vanguard has been working on producing drugs that will help protect against such an attack....

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Strong, Secure, Engaged: The Cyber Extract
Jun04

Strong, Secure, Engaged: The Cyber Extract

Lately, hardly a day goes by without media headlines stringing out the latest on the SNC Lavalin scandal with proliferous filler, like the Norman affair and China (anything to do with China). With the words ‘bribe,’ ‘breach’ and ‘bureaucrats behaving badly’ hanging over Canada’s woes, headlines were made around the world. Canada, no longer the apologetic neophyte, had slid...

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Lee Obst from Collins Aerospace talks about their offerings for Canada
May27

Lee Obst from Collins Aerospace talks about their offerings for Canada

J. Richard Jones, host of Vanguard Radio talks with Johnathon (Lee) Obst, President and Managing Director, Rockwell Collins Canada, a Collins Aerospace Company, of the capabilities of the newly formed company. Lee Obst Lee joined Collins Aerospace (formerly Rockwell Collins) in 2000 as a Program Manager in the Government Systems Airborne Solutions portfolio and shortly afterwards transitioned in to...

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