Canada Armed Forces

Military Spouses' Pension Problems To Be Reviewed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Politics

The federal department in charge of retirement benefits has quietly been reviewing its protocols amid concerns that military spouses were wrongfully being rejected for old age security payments.

Canadian Advance Military Team To Head To Kuwait

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says an advance military team will leave Trenton, Ont., for Kuwait next week as Canada gears up to join the fi...

Canada's Ability to Defend Itself Might Be at Risk

Colin Kenny | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Colin Kenny

August 30, 2013 was an ominous day in Canadian military history. It was on this date that the destroyer HMCS Algonquin and the supply ship HMCS Protecteur collided during a routine towing exercise in the Pacific. Until the Algonquin is repaired, Canada will have just two destroyers, both on the Atlantic coast.

At Home With Claude: A Veteran's Life In The Shipping Container

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - He steps over piles of trash, past the dog wolfing kibble off the floor, across his tattered mattress and into the perpetual darkness at th...