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Canadian frigate on aid mission prepared to relocate due to Hurricane Maria

A Royal Canadian Navy frigate on station at the Turks and Caicos islands won’t be taking chances if Hurricane Maria arrives at their already storm-battered location — they’re ready to take action and avoid the incoming storm. 587 more words

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CFB Suffield base commander responds to residents impacted by grass fire: ‘We understand their frustration and anger’

A family that operates a ranch in Bindloss, Alta. says it could be five years before they can winter their cattle on land destroyed in a grass fire that may have spread from a fire at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Suffield, and the base’s commander says he understands their frustration. 505 more words

Weather

Southeastern Alberta farmers, ranchers demand compensation from military following massive fire

Southeastern Alberta ranchers want answers from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after a devastating grass fire earlier this week.

The out-of-control fire left a ranch in ruins south of Oyen Monday night and burned more than 160 cattle; 36,000 hectares of land was left charred. 627 more words

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Royal Canadian Navy to rename support ships as Protecteur and Preserver

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) announced on Tuesday that their fleet’s support ships will be named after two of its recently retired steamships — the Protecteur and the Preserver. 165 more words

Canada

#OurYYC On the Road: Global News Hour at 6 at The Military Museums

Global Calgary is taking our show on the road to The Military Museums (TMM) of Calgary on Thursday, Sept. 14.

It is a one-stop destination that gives you a good sense of what it was like to be a Canadian soldier over the past 200 years. 333 more words

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'The coolest thing in the world' : Snipers from around the world compete in New Brunswick

Some of the world’s best snipers are gathered at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, to compete against their peers in an elite profession that is the stuff of movies and myths. 336 more words

World

Annual Mountain Man competition challenges soldiers physically and mentally

Before many Edmontonians got out of bed Thursday morning, hundreds of soldiers were racing through the river valley in a gruelling event.

About 250 Canadian soldiers started the annual Mountain Man competition at 5 a.m. 288 more words

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