Canadian Military

Suicide Risk Higher For Those In The Army, Report Finds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of the defence staff, says in a statement that the Forces need to work harder on the ever-present issue of suicide prevention.

Alberta Will Recognize Military Drivers Licences

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

Previously, veterans were unable to transfer their credentials when they left the military.

Preliminary Hearing Set For Edmonton Officer Accused Of Sexual Assault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

No trial date has been set.

Harper Promises The Yukon Its Own Unit Of Armed Forces Reserves

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Politics

The territory last had its own reserve force in 1968.

New Military Chief Reveals Plan To Tackle 'Endemic' Problem

CP | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Politics

The announcement follows a scathing report released earlier this year indicating how sexual misconduct is "endemic" in the Canadian military.

Canadians Train Ukrainian Soldiers In Bomb Disposal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2015 | Canada Politics

YAVORIV, Ukraine - Canadian bomb disposal troops are instructing Ukrainian troops over the next couple of weeks on how to better deal with the growing...

$55M Radar Replacement Deal For Canadian Military Cancelled

CBC | Posted 07.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Another multimillion-dollar military purchase has gone off the rails. The Harper government is terminating its contract with Thales Canada Ltd., whi...

Military To Help Battle Northern Saskatchewan Fires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2015 | Canada

REGINA - Close to 1,000 military personnel are on their way to help fight wildfires in Saskatchewan.Duane McKay, commissioner of emergency management ...

Canada Denies Working With Assad On CF-18 Airstrikes

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Two CF-18 jets carried out airstrikes this week near the eastern city of Al Hasakah, a hotly contested region with split political loyalties.

Lieutenant-General Confident Canadian Military Culture Can Be Changed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Politics

The lieutenant-general heading the Canadian Forces effort to address sexual misconduct and harassment says she's confident change can be made in the military.

Canada's Military Doing Better Job In Arctic Than People Think: Report

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Politics

"They recognize that their role up there is not traditional military."

Canadian Military Quietly Planned To Undermine Own Bombshell Report

CBC | James Cudmore | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada

Weeks before the release of a scathing report into military sexual misconduct, Canada's top general issued orders for the military to plan to ignore k...

Canadian Soldier Loses Bid To Recover Lost Money Linked To Home Sale

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - The Treasury Board has rejected the latest effort by a 24-year veteran of the Canadian military who has fought for years to recover $88,000 ...

Being a Soldier Is Great, Until You Get Injured or Sick

Bruce Moncur | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Politics
Bruce Moncur

Being a soldier is a great career as long as you don't get injured or sick. Even when the military has cases of medical malpractice they do not take responsibility for their actions. If you don't believe me ask Robyn Young or the thousands of others like her who suffer at the hands of a company with no accountability. It is the only organization not obliged to take care of its injured employees.

Military Won't Accept Responsibility For Soldier's Botched Tumour Case

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A 24-year-old reservist says the Canadian military is refusing to accept responsibility for misdiagnosing her brain tumour and she won't get ...

Canadian Veterans Start Horseback Ride Across The Country

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Canadian Veteran Paul Nichols says he's saddling up to raise awareness around the challenges vets face when they return to civilian life.

Jonathan Vance In Line For Canada's Top Defence Job: Sources

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A former combat commander, who leads Canadian military operations both at home and abroad, has emerged as the front-runner to be the country'...

Canadian Military Continues Longest Mission -- Against Avalanches

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It's a never-ending war that the Canadian Forces has no hope of winning.

F-35 Fumbles And Canada's Reputation As 'Challenging Partner'

CBC | Posted 04.25.2015 | Canada Politics

The widening fallout from a botched program to replace Canada's aging CF-18 fighter jets may be damaging the military's relationships with i...

Canadian Jets Destroy Another ISIS Bomb Factory

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The military says Canadian CF-18 fighter jets conducted a single attack in Iraq last week, leading a coalition strike that destroyed a factor...

Kenney Calls 2-Year Wait For Military Severance 'Unacceptable'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Defence Minister Jason Kenney says it's unacceptable that reservists who've left the military now face a wait of nearly two years for severan...

Canadians Jets Destroy ISIS Bomb Factory

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian warplanes have gone into action again in Iraq, bombing a militant compound and bomb-making factory in separate raids over the last f...

PMO Kept Military In Dark Over Royal Visit, Documents Reveal

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian military was not amused by the secrecy and confusion that surrounded a Toronto event it was asked to organize for Prince Charles...

Canadian Military Deploys Spooks Against Possible Arctic Spies

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian military has been routinely deploying a counter-intelligence team to guard against possible spying, terrorism and sabotage durin...

British, Canadian Military Join Ebola Fight In Sierra Leone

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Politics

LONDON - Reservists and troops from Britain and Canada have left for Sierra Leone to help in the battle to contain the Ebola virus outbreak.British of...