Department of Defence

Internal Analysis Aims To Solve Canadian Military Suicide Crisis

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Post-traumatic stress is thought to have played a role in only three of ten suicides in the Canadian military last winter, and the majority o...

Plane Delay? Don't Look At Me

CBC | Posted 05.12.2013 | Canada Politics

After more than a decade of waiting for a new search-and-rescue plane, the military today is barely a step closer to flying one — and, that, says De...

Canada's Military Orders Stress Balls

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - These are stressful times at National Defence.Belt-tightening. Uncertainty. Maybe even pink slips.Throw in a Cold War-style spy saga, and it'...

Canadian Flag Lowered In Kandahar For The Last Time

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Maple Leaf flag was hauled down for the last time in Kandahar on Thursday.The quiet ceremony at Kandahar Airfield marked the end of Canad...

Report: DND Must Set Aside More Cash

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general is raising questions about the practice of contracting out maintenance on military equipment, and warns National Def...

Are We Buying Jets That Can't Fly?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada

It seems that the F-35, the fighter jets that Canada is planning on buying to replace our aging F-18s, are running into more trouble. The Fort Wor...