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Ombudsman maps transition system for ill, injured Canadian Forces soldiers

OTTAWA – The military ombudsman has, for the first time, literally mapped out the numerous hurdles which ill and injured soldiers are forced to jump as they leave the Canadian Forces and re-enter civilian life. 477 more words


Canadian Rangers to get new, modern firearms

WHITEHORSE – The federal government says the northern arm of Canada’s military will get new, modern firearms.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says 6,800 rifles will replace those currently used by… 89 more words


Small drones pose a 'serious threat' to Canada's troops, report warns

Small consumer-scale drones “pose real and significant threats to military operations,” a report published in May by Ottawa-based defence scientists warns.

Sophisticated quadcopter drones are now being sold to hobbyists at around a… 836 more words


Military veterans tackle business boot camp at University of Regina

Twenty Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members transitioning out of the military and embarking on new careers took part in a seven-day business boot camp at the University of Regina (U of R). 411 more words


Canadian soldier faces charges in Britain which go against CAF 'ethics and the values'

OTTAWA – A Canadian soldier who served in Afghanistan is facing charges in the United Kingdom.

A statement from the military provided to The Canadian Press does not elaborate on the nature of the charges against Cpl. 97 more words


Canadian soldier in England pleads guilty to making and possessing child pornography

A Canadian soldier stationed in London pleaded guilty to making and possessing child pornography in a court appearance Friday.

Jason Moore was a member of the military police working in the Canadian High Commission in England until his arrest in April 2015, when he was put on ‘off-site administrative duties’ in Ruislip, near London, according to the department of national defence. 314 more words