Canada to work on a new pilot project with the Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council
Apr22

Canada to work on a new pilot project with the Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council

The Government of Canada announced the allocation of $877,838 for a new maritime information system pilot project by partnering with the Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council. This project is part of the Oceans Protection Plan’s Enhanced Maritime Situational Awareness (EMSA) Initiative. On April 17, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament for Central...

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HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman
Apr10

HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman

During its deployment in the Indian Ocean on April 6, 2019, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina seized 2,569 kilograms of hashish, a drug made from the resin of the cannabis plant. HMCS Regina made this seizure as part of Operation ARTEMIS – the Canadian Armed Forces’ ongoing contribution to Middle Eastern and East African waters – to counter-terrorism...

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Game Changer: Anne Healey, Country Director – Canada, BAE Systems
Apr08

Game Changer: Anne Healey, Country Director – Canada, BAE Systems

The defence industry has been an essential component of Anne Healey’s life. Hailing from a military family, Anne says she feels she has been part of defence her entire life. “Entering the defence industry felt familiar, and the people were, in many ways, an extended family of sorts,” says Healey. “It is a community, and like all sectors, it...

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Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS
Apr02

Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS

Operation ARTEMIS, the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) ongoing contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters recently received a boost. The Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), a task force under Combined Maritime Forces of 33 nations, was joined by Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix, and...

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Dashboard: Shipbuilding on Canada’s West Coast
Mar25

Dashboard: Shipbuilding on Canada’s West Coast

Thanks to the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), Seaspan Shipyards is leading the redevelopment of Canada’s shipbuilding industry from the West Coast. The NSS is a long-term program that was launched by the Government of Canada to renew the fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), support job creation and revitalize the shipbuilding industry. Divided...

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Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue
Mar18

Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue

The Government of Canada has contracted Magellan Aerospace Corporation to provide LUU-2 illumination flares for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The LUU-2 is an air-deployed high-intensity illumination flare, which the RCAF will use to support night-time search and rescue operations. The flares can produce up to 1.8 million candlepower of visual illumination for five minutes, according to a...

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