Royal Canadian Navy

Tories' Return To Historic Military Ranks To Cost Millions

CBC | James Cudmore, CBC News | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Politics

At a time of federal belt-tightening, the Conservative government's return to World War II-era ranks and insignia will require new dress uniforms...

Canadian Navy Signs $16-Million Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada Business

RICHMOND, B.C. - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX:MDA) has signed a deal with the Royal Canadian Navy to provide support for its submarin...

Canada's Navy Is a Sinking Ship

Joyce Murray | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Politics
Joyce Murray

The government's budgeting problems will force the Navy to choose between acquiring either fewer ships, or ships that are significantly less capable than they need. The fact that Canada's Chief of Defence Staff does not know the government's plan is proof there is not one.

Missing Canadian Navy Documents Found, Explanation Still Lost At Sea

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Electronic records detailing the planned overhaul of Canadian naval intelligence — created when admitted Russian spy Jeffrey Delisle was at...

More Military Branches To Get Royal Designation?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The decision to rebrand the Canadian Forces touched off a Royal ruckus of sorts last year as National Defence went about extending the name c...

Stripped Of Command

CBC | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics

The Royal Canadian Navy has confirmed to CBC News that the commander of HMCS Preserver has been stripped of his command. Cmdr...

Glitchy Second-Hand Subs Staying

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's glitch-prone, second-hand submarines will be with the navy until at least 2030, but defence planners will begin drawing up a replace...

Navy Intelligence Overhaul Discovered Amid Spy Case

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An unfolding spy drama involving a junior Canadian officer comes amid a determined effort by the Royal Canadian Navy to improve and expand it...

First Libya, Now Syria? Canadian Navy Not Coming Home

CBC | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada

The Royal Canadian Navy, its mission in Libya completed, will continue to patrol the Mediterranean Sea for another year, increasing specu...

No Nuclear Subs, Tory MP Says

CBC | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Politics

The government isn't looking to replace its diesel-electric submarine fleet with nuclear subs, Defence Minister Peter MacKay said Friday....

Feds Considering Purchase Of Nuclear Subs

CBC | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics

CBC News has learned the Harper government is considering buying nuclear submarines to replace its problem-plagued fleet of diesel-powere...

Hit Or Bust? Poll Results On Ottawa's Royal Name Change To Navy, Air Force

CP | John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government's unexpected decision to restore the traditional names of the navy and air force has the support of a majority of Canad...

Twitter Reacts To Royal Namechange

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada

The Conservatives announced Tuesday that the Canadian air force and navy will, once again, have the word Royal in their names. The units, formerly ...

A Royal Rift In The Ranks?

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada

The federal NDP caucus is split over the Conservative government’s decision to return a royal label to the Canadian navy and air force. As Huffingt...

Canadian Navy, Air Force To Become 'Royal' Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada’s navy and air force will get a royal name change Tuesday, The Huffington Post Canada has learned. The Conservative government plans to a...